M. Chad LaRue, P.E.
M. Chad LaRue (“Chad”) was named Executive Director effective May 1, 2016. Prior to becoming the Executive Director, he served the association as Assistant Executive Director for one year and Director of Membership Services for 10 years. He was a Transportation Cabinet Scholarship student at Kentucky State and the University of Kentucky, and he holds bachelor’s degrees in Applied Mathematics (with a Minor in Physics) and Civil Engineering. He was employed with the Transportation Cabinet upon graduation from the University of Kentucky and worked there for nearly 10 years. Chad is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Kentucky.
He is the immediate Past President of the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers and is a board member for Kentuckians for Better Transportation.
Director of Membership Services
Dana Mayton was hired by KAHC on July 18, 2016, as Director of Membership Services. Dana received a law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a BA in Criminology from Arkansas State University. She has previously been employed with the Arkansas Legislative Council, the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet, the University of Louisville, and the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, and served three years as the Deputy Attorney General for Kentucky.
Connie Lawwill was hired by KAHC on April 1, 2015, as Staff Assistant. Connie attended Eastern Kentucky University and Sullivan University. She was employed by Altour/The Travel Authority (formerly Commonwealth Travel) in Lexington for 20 years. Thirteen of those years was with group and convention travel and seven of those years were for Alltech as a corporate travel agent. She also worked for nearly 10 years at Delta Air Lines.
Goldie Powell was hired by KAHC on February 16, 2016, as Bookkeeper. Goldie attended Morehead State University and was formerly employed for seven years by Aramark and Stonewall Farm. She served as Accounting Manager at Commonwealth Travel Agency for 23 years