Tri-ED Board of Directors

Board Member Leadership

Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Northern Kentucky Tri-ED), a nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the Fiscal Courts in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties, is governed by a twenty-three member Board of Directors.

Tom Banta

Chair

Tom Banta
Corporex

Vice Chair

James A. Dressman
DBL Law

Secretary

Ben Brandstetter
Brandstetter Carroll, Inc.

Treasurer

Carey Sanders
Fifth Third Bank

Boone County

  • Gary W. Moore, Judge/Executive
  • Ben Brandstetter, Secretary, Brandstetter Carroll, Inc.
  • James Henning, Retired
  • Candace S. McGraw, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • John A. Mocker, Jr., Lally Pipe & Tube

Campbell County

  • Steve Pendery, Judge/Executive
  • Tara Halpin, Steinhauser Inc.
  • Robert Heil, KLH Engineers
  • John Hengelbrok, W. J. Baker Co.
  • Dr. Ashish Vaidya, Northern Kentucky University

Kenton County

  • Kris Knochelmann, Judge/Executive
  • Tom Banta, Chair, Corporex
  • James Dressman, Vice Chair, DBL Law
  • Garren Colvin, St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Rhonda Whitaker Hurtt, Duke Energy

Mayor

  • Tommy Guidugli, City of Newport

Additional Members:

  • Colin Beynon, DHL Express, Americas CVG Hub
  • Normand Desmarais, TiER1 Performance Solutions
  • Dr. Fernando Figueroa, Gateway Community & Technical College
  • Adrian Hothem, Camco Chemical Company
  • Kimm Lauterbach, REDI Cincinnati
  • James E. Parsons, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
  • Carey Sanders, Treasurer, Fifth Third Bank

Downloads

Bylaws of Tri-ED August 22
Tri-ED Existing Business Policy

Tri-ED Committee & Board Meetings

Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Northern Kentucky Tri-ED), a nonprofit corporation under the auspices of the Fiscal Courts in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties, is governed by a twenty-three member Board of Directors.

  • Tri-ED Board meetings and committee meetings are open to the public.
  • Tri-ED Board meetings rotate between various locations in Northern Kentucky.
  • Committee meetings take place at Tri-ED, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 332, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017, unless otherwise noted.
  • Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board meetings take place at Tri-ED, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 332, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017, unless otherwise noted
  • Meetings are subject to change.  Please check back for any updates.
  • For information about meeting times, locations, etc., please email Rachelle Creager at RLC@NorthernKentuckyUSA.com.

2023 Board & Committee Meeting Schedule

DECEMBER 2022

  • December 12, 2022: 8:30am – 9am Special Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting, VIRTUAL
  • December 14, 2022: 8am – 9am Tri-ED Finance & Audit Committee
  • December 20, 2022: 8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee

JANUARY 2023

  • January 10, 2023:  12pm – 1:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • January 24, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • January 24, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

FEBRUARY 2023

  • February 28, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • February 28, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

MARCH 2023

  • March 14, 2023:  12pm – 1:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • March 28, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • March 28, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

APRIL 2023

  • April 25, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • April 25, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

MAY 2023

  • May 9, 2023:  12pm – 1:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • May 23, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • May 23, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

JUNE 2023

  • June 27, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • June 27, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

JULY 2023

  • July 11, 2023:  12pm – 1:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • July 25, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • July 25, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

AUGUST 2023

  • August 22, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • August 22, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

SEPTEMBER 2023

  • September 12, 2023:  12pm – 1:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • September 26, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • September 26, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

OCTOBER 2023

  • October 24, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • October 24, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

NOVEMBER 2023

  • November 14, 2023:  4pm – 5:30pm Tri-ED Board Meeting
  • November 28, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • November 28, 2023:  12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting

DECEMBER 2023

  • December 26, 2023:  8am – 9:30am Tri-ED Executive Committee
  • December 26, 2023:   12pm – 1:00pm Northern Kentucky Port Authority (NKPA) Board Meeting