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Chair, Freeman Bailey


Freeman is the Director of Woodford County Ambulance Service with 32 years of experience in this field.  He is also the Co-Founder and Vice-President of Kentucky Tactical EMS.  TEMS is a non-profit organization that trains police, fire, EMS and military personnel throughout the state in providing care while in high risk environments.  He is the Emergency Medical Director for the Bluegrass Region 5 Healthcare Coalition covering 17 counties.  He is also Chairperson for the Relay for Life in Woodford County.

Coordinator, Nancy Blackford

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Nancy retired from Fayette County Public Schools as a Bookkeeper/Account Specialist with 30+ years of professional experience.  She is the Founder and Co-Executive of Bridge the Gap Woodford Co.  Bridge the Gap is a local organization whose goal is to extend employment prospects to disadvantaged members of the Woodford County community by removing barriers sand expanding opportunities.  She is also a Retreat Coordinator and Life Coach Assistance for Soulful Life Design.

The Woodford County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) began in 2003 to address youth and adult substance prevention, enforcement, and treatment strategies within the community. Strategies enacted include messaging campaigns, special events, contests to encourage youth involvement, prescription drug disposal programs, and support of Woodford County's healthcare workers, physicians, and law enforcement personnel.


Woodford County ASAP Board Members


Woodford County Judge Executive, James Kay

Woodford County Health Department Director, Cassie Prather

Woodford County Public Schools Superintendent, Designee, Jill Hargiss

 Administrator, Cabinet for Family and Children, Community Based Services, Julie Snawder

Woodford County High School, Family & Youth Resource Center Coordinator, Jasmine Hazelwood

Executive Director of Comprehensive Care, New Vista, Shawn Freeman


Woodford County EMS Director, ASAP Chair, Freeman Bailey

Mentors and Meals Executive Director, Versailles City Council, Lisa Johnson

Woodford County Attorney, Alan George

Woodford County Sheriff's Department, Jimmy Fugate

St. Paul AME, Pastor, Serenitee at its Best, CEO, Substance Abuse Counselor, Stephanie Raglin

Woodford County CASA Coordinator, Heather Porter

Rob Young, Versailles Police Department, Assistant Chief of Police

Victim's Advocate VPD, Ellie Castle

Woodford County Magistrate, Kelly Carl


ASAP Coordinator, Nancy Blackford

Woodford County Magistrate, Larry Blackford

Isaiah House, Ariel Smith

Wildside Winery, Owner, Charisma Marketing, Owner, Elisha Holt

Brightview Community Outreach Manager, Shannon Gordon

The Ridge, Brittany Riggins

Strengthening Transformations, Owner, Brittany Campbell

The Woodford Sun, Melissa Patrick

Woodford County Health Department Clinic Manager, Kelly Simpson

Woodford County Drug Court, Evanne Cornette

Woodford County Drug Court, Dewana McLean

New Vista, Samantha Payne

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