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.
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Mission Statement

Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. provides services to meet basic needs and to empower vulnerable populations. By increasing self-sufficiency and developing strategies to promote economic independence through partnerships and community resources.

Equity Statement

As Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc. aims to effectively eradicate the causes and conditions of poverty, we understand that racial inequity rests at the intersection of multiple barriers that impede access to economic security for children, families, and communities.

Our Team

Administrative Staff
Program Directors

  • Hal B. Goode

    Hal B. Goode

    Executive Director
  • Jami Sandusky

    Jami Sandusky

    Assistant Executive Director & CFO
  • Jessica Miles

    Jessica Miles

  • Gretta Allen

    Gretta Allen

    A/P Supervisor & Head Start Specialist
  • Courtney Hagenbuch

    Courtney Hagenbuch

    Finance Assistant
  • Larae Miles

    Larae Miles

    Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Laney Hall

    Laney Hall

    Payroll/Tax Specialist
  • Kerri Taylor

    Kerri Taylor

    Community Action Transportation Services Director
  • Ellen Leake

    Ellen Leake

    Community Services Block Grant Director & Agency Operations Officer
  • Mary Jane Tungate

    Mary Jane Tungate

    Human Resources Manager
  • Ronda Bertrand

    Ronda Bertrand

    Community Collaboration for Children Director
  • Christina Sanders

    Christina Sanders

    Human Resources Assistant
  • Melissa Brown

    Melissa Brown

    Congregate Meals Director
  • Tammy Stanley

    Tammy Stanley

    Head Start Director
  • Tommy Wheatley

    Tommy Wheatley

    Kentucky Works Director
  • Melissa Bland

    Melissa Bland

    Retired Seniors Volunteer Director
  • Mary Jean Blake

    Mary Jean Blake

    Senior Companion Director
  • David Lindsey

    David Lindsey

    Weatherization Director
  • Kathy L. Hagan

    Kathy L. Hagan

    FCCH/Unaffiliated Center Director

Join The Team

Board of Directors


Judge Maurice Lucas, Breckinridge County
Judge Kevin Henderson, Grayson County
Judge Harry Berry, Hardin County
Judge Blake Durrett, Larue County
Judge David Daugherty, Marion County  *Board Chair
Judge Leslie Stith, Meade County
Judge Nicholas Rapier, Nelson County
Judge Tim Graves, Washington County


Diane Weaver, Breckinridge County
Cathy Ray, Grayson County
Brenda Thompson, Hardin County
OPEN, Larue County
OPEN, Marion County
Robin Brown, Meade County
Shelley Lambert, Nelson County
OPEN, Washington County


Andrew Adkins, Breckinridge County *Vice Chair
Eddie Clemons, Grayson County
Nancy Addington, Hardin County
Bradley Turner, Larue County
John G. Mattingly, Marion County
Mayor Ronnie Joyner, Meade County
Sister Barbara Lammers, Nelson County *Secretary
Christy Carpenter, Washington County *Treasurer


Angie Chandler, Head Start Specialist
Cliff Peake, Head Start Policy Council


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