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Austin Wingate Named Woodford County Chamber of Commerce Board Chairperson

Woodford County Chamber of Commerce Announces Board of Directors appointments.

Woodford County, KY The Woodford County Chamber of Commerce announces new board of director appointments and executive board positions. Austin Wingate of Kentucky Farm Bureau of Woodford County is named the 2020 Chamber of Commerce Board of Director Chairperson.

“I am delighted to pass the torch of the position as president over to Austin as he comes to the board with proven leadership and will have the right energy, dedication and direction to lead the board and the Chamber alongside Emily as the new President/CEO of the Chamber. The future of Woodford County business is in good hands,” commented Julie Goodpaster, past chairperson of the board.

The WC Chamber board is made up of an executive committee president Austin Wingate, vice-chair Justin Carroll and Treasurer Rebecca Baldwin. The full board of directors is comprised of:

  • Elizabeth Pitchford, Ruggles Sign Co.

  • Whitney Dunlap, Dunlap Law Firm

  • Cynthia Bohn, Equus Run Vineyard

  • Hank Yohe, Individual

  • Angela Harr, The Kentucky Castle

  • Tommy Haggard, Bluegrass Community Hospital

  • Jeri Hartley, Rector Hayden Realtors

  • Jackie Cecil, KCTCS

“Our board is comprised of the most talented group of individuals and I’m excited to get started with a full-time staff of Emily and Jacqueline and our board to enhance business offerings, networking, and programming in Woodford County more than ever before in our history. Julie has transitioned us and led us to today leaving us perfectly prepared to do business well so I thank Julie for hard work and dedication to the Chamber,” said Austin Wingate.


For more information, please contact:

Emily Downey

WC Chamber President/CEO

Direct- 859-753-6649

For more information on the Woodford County Chamber of Commerce, please visit:

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