Who We Serve

As a private, non-profit agency, Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. is proud to serve an eight-county region comprising a combined population of nearly 275,000 residents. We also provide limited services in three additional Kentucky counties. Through a variety of programs and services, our efforts are impacting the lives of those located in Breckinridge, Bullitt, Franklin, Grayson, Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Shelby and Washington counties.
Our Locations

Mission Statement

To be innovative, enthusiastic and diligent in our search and advocacy for programs that will
advance social and economic change and growth for the low-income citizens we serve.

Our Team

Administrative Staff
Program Directors

  • Hal B. Goode

    Hal B. Goode

    Executive Director
  • Jami Sandusky

    Jami Sandusky

    Finance Director
  • Jessica Miles

    Jessica Miles

    IT/AR Coordinator
  • Kerri Taylor

    Kerri Taylor

    Human Resources Assistant
  • Gretta Allen

    Gretta Allen

    A/P - Head Start Specialist
  • Jane Claire Hupman

    Jane Claire Hupman

    Public Relations Manager
  • Barbara Garrett

    Barbara Garrett

    Payroll Coordinator
  • Kathy Isaacs

    Kathy Isaacs

    Finance Assistant
  • Amanda Wheatley

    Amanda Wheatley

    Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Ellen Leake

    Ellen Leake

    Community Services
  • Pamela Smith

    Pamela Smith

    Head Start
  • Shirley Buckman

    Shirley Buckman

    Family Day Care & Unaffiliated Centers
  • Ashley Caldwell

    Ashley Caldwell

    Community Collaboration for Children
  • Tracy Dennison

    Tracy Dennison

    Kentucky Works
  • Amanda Hodgens

    Amanda Hodgens

    Senior Companion
  • David Lindsey

    David Lindsey

  • Dianne Mattingly

    Dianne Mattingly

  • Tancy Morris

    Tancy Morris

    Congregate Meals
  • Cathy Williamson

    Cathy Williamson


Join The Team

Board of Directors


Judge Maurice Lucas, Breckinridge County *Board Chair
Judge Kevin Henderson, Grayson County
Judge Harry Berry, Hardin County
Judge Tommy Turner, Larue County
Judge David Daugherty, Marion County
Judge Gerry Lynn, Meade County
Judge Dean Watts, Nelson County
Judge John Settles, Washington County *Treasurer
Robin Brown, Meade County
Sharon Ferguson, Grayson County
Syrae Henning, Nelson County
Barbara Ivy, Marion County
James Logsdon, Washington County
Gordon Thomas, Larue County
Brenda Thompson, Hardin County
Diane Weaver, Breckinridge County


Nancy Addington, Hardin County *Vice Chair
Andrew Adkins, Breckinridge County
Ray Dalrymple, Washington County
Mayor Ronnie Joyner, Meade County
Sister Barbara Lammers, Nelson County
Susan Layman, Grayson County
John G Mattingly, Marion County
Millie Cambron, Head Start Specialist *Secretary


Shannon Martinez, Head Start Policy Council


Jessie Lee, Hardin County
Joseph Stewart, Attorney-At-Hand
Thomas Mahoney, Accounting & Finance

The Head Start program is where my educational journey began. I’m so grateful for the teachers who poured love and learning into me during that time.

James Wesley Keene