General Info/Officers/Board of Directors

Past Presidents

The Kentucky Press Association, Inc., was organized at Frankfort in January, 1869, with the election of the distinguished George P. Prentice as president.

The following persons have served as presidents:

2013 - Willie Sawyers
2012 - John Mura
2011 - Jamie Sizemore
2010 - Chip Hutcheson
2009 - Edmund Shelby
2008 - Taylor Hayes
2007 - Kriss Johnson
2006 - Alice Rouse
2005 - Charlie Portmann
2004 - John Nelson
2003 - Sharon Tuminski
2002 - Dave Eldridge
2001 - Marty Backus
2000 - Teresa Revlett
1999 - Tom Caudill
1998 - Guy Hatfield*
1997 - Gene Clabes
1996 - John Del Santo
1995 - Dorothy Abernathy
1994 - Steve Lowery*
1993 - Jerry Lyles
1992 - Mary Schurz*
1991 - Celia McDonald
1990 - David Hawpe
1989 - Larry Craig*
1988 - Steve Austin
1987 - Max Heath
1986 - Betty Berryman
1985 - Floe Bowles*
1984 - Lewis Owens*
1983 - John Munford, Sr.*
1982 - Donald B. Towles*
1981 - Russell Metz*
1980 - Walter Dear, II
1979 - Paul E. Mick*
1978 - Carroll Knicely*
1977 - William E. Matthews
1976 - Robert C. Carter*
1975 - Albert P. Smith, Jr.
1974 - W.E. Crutcher*
1973 - James L. Crawford
1972 - Ben E. Boone, III*
1971 - Al. J. Schansberg*
1970 - James T. Norris, Jr.*
1969 - George Wilson*
1968 - Howard H. Ogles*
1967 - S.C. Van Curon*
1966 - Larry Stone*
1965 - Maurice Henry*
1964 - George Joplin, III*
1963 - Fred J. Burkhard*
1962 - John B. Gaines*
1961 - W. Foster Adams*
1960 - Paul Westpheling*
1959 - Thomas Adams*
1958 - Martin Dyche*
1957 - Alfred S. Wathen, Jr.*
1956 - Charles E. Adams*
1955 - Wm. C. Caywood, Jr.*
1954 - James G. Wilson*
1953 - Enos Swain*
1952 - Bennett Roach*
1951 - Douglas D. Cornette*
1950 - Joe La Gore*
1949 - James M. Willis*
1948 - Fred B. Wachs*
1947 - Tyler Munford*
1946 - Harold A. Browning*
1945 - Chauncey Forgey*
1944 - Joe Richardson*
1943 - Vance Armentrout*
1942 - Harry Lee Waterfield*
1941 - Russell Dyche*
1940 - G.M. Pedley*
1939 - Thomas R. Underwood*
1938 - J.L. Bradley*
1937 - J.P. Gozder*
1936 - J.L. Crawford*
1935 - A. Robbins*
1934 - George A. Joplin, Jr.*
1933 - Lawrence W. Hager*
1932 - J.T. Norris*
1931 - Joe T. Lovett*
1930 - Herndon J. Evans*
1929 - J.M. Allen*
1928 - B.B. Cozine*
1927 - Malcolm Bayley*
1926 - Cecil Williams*
1925 - Keen Johnson*
1924 - S.M. Saufley, Sr.*
1923 - L.S. Fitzhugh*
1922 - G.B. Senff*
1921 - W.L. Dawson*
1920 - R.L. Elkin*
1919 - B.F. Forgey*
1918 - D.M. Hutton*
1917 - Robert J. McBryde, Jr.*
1916 - John B. Gaines*
1915 - J.B. Stears*
1914 - J.R. Lemon*
1913 - John S. Lawrence*
1912 - Ed D. Shinnick*
1911 - W.B Holdman*
1910 - A. D Miller*
1909 - T.C. Underwood*
1908 - Tim Needham*
1907 - Lew B. Brown*
1906 - D.W. Wallace*
1905 - E.A. Guillion*
1904 - Louis Landrum*
1903 - Paul M. Moore*
1902 - Thomas G. Watkins*
1901 - Harry McCarty*
1900 - R.W. Brown*
1899 - J.H. Westover*
1898 - H.E. Woolfolk*
1897 - L.W. Gaines*
1896 - Ben D. Ringo*
1895 - John A. Bell*
1894 - Ion B. Nall*
1893 - Sam J. Roberts*
1892 - C.H. Meacham*
1891 - H.A. Sommers*
1890 - Urey Woodson*
1887-89 - E. Polk Johnson*
1885-86 - John W. Hopper*
1871-84 - J. Stoddard Johnson*
1870 - A.G. Hodges*
1869 - George D. Prentice*

*Deceased