KMA Staff

Patrick T. Padgett
Executive Vice President
(502) 814-1394
Board of Trustees, Commission on Long Range Planning, Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC), Legal Trust Fund, Public Education


Advocacy and Legal Affairs

Cory W. Meadows
Deputy Executive Vice President/Director of Advocacy
(502) 814-1392
Advocacy, resolutions, reference committees, Commission on Legislative & Political Advocacy, Committee on Physical Education and Medical Aspects of Sports, Legal Handbook, national and state legislation, policy administration
Lindy Lady
Medical Business Advocacy Manager
(502) 814-1389
Medicare/Medicaid, Commission on Medical Economics, Technical Advisory Committee on Physician Services (Medicaid), Commission on Public Health
Donna Irvin
Advocacy & Health Policy Assistant
(502) 814-1385
Kentucky Physicians Political Action Committee, policy administration, trustee district meetings, KMA Alliance, Board of Trustees


Emily Schott
Director of Communications
(502) 814-1388
Communications, Corporate Affiliate Program, Community Connector Leadership Program, advertising, public and media relations, grants, website

Emily Whalin
Communications Specialist
(502) 814-1398
Communications, website, Kentucky Health eNews, social media



Miranda Mosley
Director of Education
(502) 814-1393
AMA Delegation, meeting planning, Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS), Awards Committee, Committee and Council Continuing Medical Education, Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI)

Heather Lathan
Education Assistant
(502) 814-1387
Meeting planning



Jenny Parks
Director of Finance
(502) 814-1395
Financial operations, accounting department, human resources

Debra Boyd
Accounting Assistant
(502) 814-1381



Amber Laflin
Director of Member Services
(502) 814-1390
Membership, dues billing/processing, House of Delegates,
Commission on Licensure and Workforce, Medical Student Outreach and
Leadership Program
Laura Hartz
Assistant Director of Membership
(502) 814-1386
Membership, dues billing/processing, reference committees, resolutions, address changes
Laura Meffert
Member Services Administrator
(502) 814-1380
Membership, address changes, Medical Student Outreach & Leadership Program