Kathy brings over 30 years of community leadership to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. From her impressive professional career to her many leadershiproles on local initiatives, boards and organizations, Kathy has played an important role in helping to...Read more
Kathy brings over 30 years of community leadership to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. From her impressive professional career to her many leadershiproles on local initiatives, boards and organizations, Kathy has played an important role in helping to build our quality of life in Lexington. She was appointed to serve as the 12th District Council Member on October 5, 2016 by Mayor Jim Gray and was elected in November 2016.
For the past 29 years, Kathy and her family have lived in the Greenbrier subdivision located off of Winchester Road in the 12th District. Kathy respects and appreciates the uniqueness of this District where you can find Lexington’s “calling card” of world famous horse farms, bluegrass farmland, natural resources and beautiful landscapes. She is dedicated to preserving this rural character that makes Lexington the unique, thriving city it is today.
Kathy’s professional career includes 21 years at the CBS affiliate WKYT-TV as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. During that time she served two years as the national Chair for the CBS Sales and Marketing Council. Following her WKYT-TV tenure in 2000, Kathy was named President of the United Way of the Bluegrass, a position she held until 2009. Under her leadership the organization raised approximately 65 million dollars that was distributed to 86 health and human services in a nine county area. She also led the creation of several community collaborative responses to tragedies such as Comair Flight 1591, 9/11 and the Tsunami raising millions of dollars within the community for relief purposes. Since her departure from United Way, Kathy has worked as an independent contractor overseeing capital campaigns for area non-profits. She also created and voluntarily directs a local women donor organization called 100 Women, which financially supports local non-profits that provide needed programs for women and their children.
Kathy has been married to John Plomin, Owner and President of Davis & Plomin Mechanical, for 38 years. They have two sons, Kyle and Sam.
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