Board of Directors
Torrie graduated from Metcalfe County High School in 1994. She attended Murray State University and Western Kentucky University where she graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting. Torrie worked for WLKY TV in Louisville for 15 years where she was honored with multiple Associated Press Awards and Edward R. Murrow Awards. Having a passion for her hometown, Torrie and her husband, Jim, decided to move home to raise their 3-year-old daughter, Madilyn. Torrie now works for the Metcalfe County Board of Education as the district’s grant writer. She’s an avid Hornet sports fan and a lifetime fan of the Kentucky Wildcats. She likes to spend time with family and travel. Torrie is excited to serve as President of the Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce and hopes to use her experiences to benefit the community.
Justin moved to Metcalfe County from Central Florida in 2001. Justin is married to the former Natalie Bunch of Edmonton. They have two daughters, Karsyn and Kora, and one son, Kane. Justin is a 2007 graduate of Metcalfe County High School. He enlisted in the United States Army in 2009. During his 4 years on active duty, he served in the 1st Battalion 3rd Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard. Being a part of The Old Guard included many different duties, some of which are The Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, conducting memorial affairs in Arlington National Cemetery and being part of details for foreign dignitaries visiting the Nations Capital. While in The Old Guard, he got to be a part of many honorable details which include, being a pallbearer for the last surviving WWI veteran, CPL Frank Buckles, 2 presidential Inauguration details and over 1,000 funerals in Arlington National Cemetery. Today, Justin proudly calls Edmonton home and works as a producer for Glass Thompson Insurance. He is honored to be elected as Vice President of the chamber and looks forward to serving his community.
Chris moved to Metcalfe County from Michigan in September of 2009. She and her husband Bill had purchased land they call “Red Lick Ranch” several years prior to that. Chris worked for Modern Woodmen of American and the Hilltopper Athletic Foundation prior to moving to Michigan in 1995. They relocated to St. Charles, MO where Bill operated an office for Design Systems, Inc. and Chris served as Office Manager, and moved to Farmington Hills, MI. in Feb. 2002. She and Bill have three sons, and 6 grandchildren. Bill and Chris co-authored “Blueberries – the Basics” for the KBGA. Chris is proud to be a member of the Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce, the 2013 Metcalfe County Leadership class, and the KY Blueberry Growers Association.
Martha is a life long resident of Metcalfe County. She is married to Danny Bragg and they have 2 children, Daniel, a graduate of WKU and Brandon, a student at WKU. Daniel is married to the former Alley Morrison. Daniel and Alley have a daughter Rory. Martha has been treasurer of the chamber of commerce for over 20 years, the chairman of Metcalfe County Relay for Life and active in many other organizations. Martha truly enjoy helping others and making a difference in the lives of others. God has given her an ability to help many different organizations in Metcalfe County and she is thankful for that opportunity.
Jackie has lived in Metcalfe County all of her whole life. She resides in Edmonton with her husband Brent Parker. She has 2 children. Michael Estes and his wife Chelsea of Edmonton and Jordan Crump and her husband Adam of Glasgow. One granddaughter Olivia Claire Crump.
Jackie graduated from Metcalfe County High School in 1982. She also attended and graduated from Glasgow School for Health Occupations in 1983 and Western Ky. University in 1994. She received her Board Certification in Gerontology in 1998. She is a Registered nurse by profession and have been in Long Term Care for 34 years. She recently retired from the position of Director of Nursing at Metcalfe Health Care Center. She is currently the RN Supervisor at Golden Years Daycare here in Edmonton.
Jackie is a member of the Sulphur Well United Methodist Church in Sulphur Well KY in Metcalfe County. In addition to the Board of Directors at the Chamber, she is also on the Board of Directors at Hospice of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green. Hobbies include Church, Family time, walking, and reading.
Katie was born in Savannah, Georgia, but was raised in the Army and traveled many places. Some of those were Alaska, North Carolina and various places in Georgia. After her father retired from the military they moved back to her mother’s hometown of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
She met her husband Clinton Smith, of Barren County, and they decided to settle in Edmonton. She has two sons, Jackson and Memphis. Katie co-owns Polished Salon in Edmonton and has been in the hair industry for 10 years. She enjoys vacations at the beach with family and running/exercising with friends. She is a member of Crossland Community Church in Glasgow and enjoys serving in their community events.
Erica is a 1989 graduate of Metcalfe County High School and a 1995 graduate of Western Kentucky University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. Erica and her husband Moe reside in the Summer Shade Community along with their two children, Max and Tatum, who both attend MCHS. Erica is a lifelong resident of Metcalfe County. She is employed at the Metcalfe County Attorney’s office, where she has worked for 19 1/2 years, prior to that she worked at Nunn Drugs, Inc. for 6 years. Moe and Erica moved to the family farm in 2010. They currently farm and raise beef cattle. Erica has served on the Lifeskills Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Summer Shade Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors, Metcalfe County 4-H Council and Metcalfe County High School Advisory Board. In her spare time Erica enjoys camping, going to the lake and spending time with her family and friends. Erica looks forward to this opportunity to serve as a director of the chamber and hopes to better serve her community.
Lifelong resident of Metcalfe County
Athletic Director and Director of Digital Learning for Metcalfe County Schools
Married to Autumn Shirley who is a 3rd grade teacher at Metcalfe County Elementary-also a lifelong resident of Metcalfe County
2 children-Ben 13, Abby 10
Education-Attended Western Kentucky University-received a BS in Social Studies Education, a MA in Learning and Behavior Disorders, Rank 1 certifications in Supervisor of Instruction Level 2 and Director of Pupil Personnel Level 2.
Attends Edmonton United Methodist Church
Kenny resides in the Randolph Community of Metcalfe County with his wife, Sheila. Kenny has two daughters, Tiffany (Brad) Wilson of Smiths Grove and Mandy Scott of Summer Shade. He has three grandsons, Travis, Hunter and Lucas Wilson. Kenny is a 1972 graduate of Metcalfe County High School and a lifelong resident of Metcalfe County. He retired in 2016, after working at Dart Container for 28 1/2 years. Kenny greatly enjoys retirement and being able to serve and be more active in the community. Kenny serves as an elder at Hickory College Church of Christ. He is presently on the Board of Directors at Barn Lot Theatre and serves as a Metcalfe County Magistrate in District 1. Kenny is a volunteer for the Metcalfe County School District and is also a member of the 2017 Leadership Metcalfe County. Kenny is proud to have been selected and looks forward to serving the Chamber as a Director.
Cindy McKinney was born in Lubbock, Texas into a military
family. She has lived in California, Okinawa, South Dakota,
Nebraska, and Texas. The most recent move (and hopefully last)
was to Edmonton Kentucky in April of 2014 to be closer to her
parents. This was after spending over 30 years in Plano, Texas
(suburb of Dallas.)
Cindy obtained an Associates Degree in Office Systems Technology from Collin College in Plano, TX. She is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design at Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska.
She has worked in the Administrative Support field for over 30 years. Cindy currently works for True Prodigy™, a software company based in McKinney, TX, as a remote staff member.
Cindy has two adult children, both of whom are married. She has a grandson from her daughter and two granddaughters and a grandson from her son.
In 2001, Cindy married Matt McKinney. They have three dogs and absolutely enjoy living in Metcalfe County. She is involved in the Edmonton Homemakers Group, the Metcalfe County Historical Society, and attends the Edmonton United Methodist Church. Cindy was a member of the Leadership Metcalfe County 2017. Cindy enjoys the outdoors, canoeing, plays, concerts, and spending time with family.
Konner is a junior at Metcalfe County High School and is the daughter of Matt and Kandis Gallager. She is a member of the national honors society and the beta club. She’s been on the MCHS tennis team since 2012 and is also a member of the Lady Hornet volleyball team.
Konnor enjoys spending my spare time with friends and family. Konnor is so happy to be part of the chamber this year and thankful for the opportunity to serve her community in this manner.
Gaye has worked for the Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce since its revitalization in September 1994. She has four sons, Chris (Brookie), Lee, Matthew (Melissa) and Jonathan , and five granddaughters Addison, Ava, Kenna, Adlee, and Lanna. Gaye is a member of Summer Shade Baptist Church, a member of the inaugural Leadership Metcalfe County 1999 Class, the Metcalfe County Safe Kids, a board member of the Metcalfe County Service Unit of the Salvation Army and a member of the Superintendent’s Roundtable. She actively supports the Metcalfe County Relay for Life. Gaye enjoys creating and sewing American Girl and Barbie Doll clothes and reading.
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