• Regent Ekumene Lysonge, Committee Chairman; Kentucky State University Board of Regents Vice Chairman; Vice President and General Counsel at CafePress, Inc.
  • Mr. Houston Barber; Superintendent, Frankfort Independent Schools; Frankfort native; former principal, Jefferson County Public Schools.
  • Regent Mindy Barfield; Kentucky State University Board of Regents; partner in the Litigation Department at Dinsmore in Lexington; Transylvania University, Board of Trustees; Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Governors.
  • Staff Regent Derrick Gilmore; Director, Office of Research, Grants, and Sponsored Programs.
  • Judge Hubert Grimes; Retired Circuit Court Judge; Kentucky State University graduate; Director, Center for Law and Social Justice at Bethune Cookman University.
  • Ms. Venita Hawkins; President, Kentucky State University National Alumni Association; Fiscal Review Specialist for Fairfax County, Virginia.
  • Mayor William “Bill” May; Mayor of Frankfort; graduate of Frankfort High School and Kentucky State University.
  • Faculty Regent Dr. Elgie McFayden; Associate Professor, College of Professional Studies, School of Public Administration, Social Work and Criminal Justice; Kentucky State University graduate.
  • Student Regent Ralph Williams; Student Government Association President; Senior Business Administration major; Served in 2015 on the White House Initiative on HBCUs as KSU’s student ambassador.
  • Regent Dr. Karen Bearden, ex-officio member; Kentucky State University Board of Regents Chairwoman.