(LOUISVILLE, Ky., December 22, 2017) Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky President and CEO Ben Chandler has named Bonnie J. Hackbarth Vice President, External Affairs, effective immediately. Hackbarth formerly was Communications Director at the Foundation. Her new title reflects her broadened role at the Foundation in the past year, which includes communications, government relations, and building and coordinating a statewide coalition of tobacco-reduction advocates.


About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $26.7 million in health policy research and advocacy, as well as demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.

Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
877-326-2583 (Office)
502-552-3770 (Mobile)

Angela Koch
877-326-2583 (Office)
502-759-2171 (Mobile)