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Board of Directors

Board Meeting

The Hazard Community and Technical College Board of Directors will meet in person on Thursday, August 26 at 6 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.


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Community leaders and liaisons

HCTC is governed under the KCTCS Board of Regents. The College also has a local advisory board that meets quarterly. The local HCTC Board of Directors provides community input, support and communication for the college. Board members are appointed by Kentucky's governor for a six year term. Faculty and staff representatives are elected internally for three year terms. The student representative is elected each year for a one year term. Current local Board members include: 

HCTC Board of Directors 


William Weinberg "Bill"
Hindman, KY

(term expires 5-15-2020) 

Thomas Eckert
Vice Chair
Hazard , KY

(term expires 5-15-2023)

Joel Brashear
Hyden, KY
(term expired 5-15-2020)

Dr. Jyotin Chandarana
Hazard, KY

(term expires 05-15-2020) 

Lawrence Dew Gorman
Hazard, KY

(term expires 5/15/25)
Amelia Dawn Prater
Campton, KY
(term expires 5/15/25)

Jenny Williams
Faculty Representative 

(term expires 05-15-2022) 

Charlene Fugate
Staff Representative

(term expires 05-15-2024)  

Crystal Gayheart
Student Representative

(term expires 6/22/22)