20 May

Libby Parkinson joins Kentucky Humanities Board of Directors

Libby Parkinson has been elected to serve on the Kentucky Humanities board of directors. 


During her term on the 23-person volunteer board, Parkinson will help set policies, award project grants to community organizations, and participate in fundraising to help meet the growing demand for Kentucky Humanities’ programs. Based in Lexington, Kentucky Humanities and its community partners across the Commonwealth invest more than $1 million annually in support of public humanities programs throughout Kentucky.


Libby Parkinson has been a community volunteer and advocate for Kentucky-based organizations since she arrived in Kentucky more than 40 years ago. She has served community organizations in the performing arts, historical, and healthcare association including the Louisville Antique Show, the Derby Museum Gala, the Ronald McDonald House, Farmington Historical Home, KET Regional Board, the Kentucky Opera, the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Governor’s School for the Arts, the Healing Arts Committee, among many others.


“It is more important than ever for all citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to understand and respect the history and traditions of our culture,” said Parkinson. “”I believe that the Kentucky Humanities Council offers a wonderful opportunity for learning and engagement.”