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Merryman House

2023 Board of Directors

Merryman House Board of Directors meets the fourth Monday of each month at 4PM on the Paducah campus or virtually.

Executive Committee

Dr. Rheanel Tolar, MD

Board Chair

Premier Primary Care
Doctor – Internal Medicine


Stacy Thomas

Stacy Thomas

Vice Chair

McCracken County Schools
Community Outreach and Diversity Coordinator


Dr. Jenny Franke

Dr. Jenny Franke



Amanda Walker

Amanda Walker


Paducah McCracken Co. Joint Sewer Agency
Finance Director

Justin Lewis

Justin Lewis

Member at Large

Psychological Associates
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist


Board Members

Chris Henderson

Progressive Insurance
Managed Repair Rep

Abbey Shelton

Abbey Shelton

Rose Garden Florist

Carl Medlin

Carl Medlin

Medlin Construction & The Station Burger Co.

Jared Paschall

Jared Paschall

Paducah Bank
Senior Credit Analyst

Board Member Mitch Hall

Mitch Hall

The H.T. Hackney Co.
Operations Manager (Paducah)

Board Member Shelly Aspery

Shelly Aspery

Independence Bank
Vice President – Loan Officer

Board Member Shelly Aspery

Craig Newbern

McCracken County Attorney’s Office
Assistant County Attorney

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The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center provides services free of charge to survivors of domestic violence and their dependents without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniformed services, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or other health status, social or economic status, non-violent criminal history, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, or language spoken.

Services provided in part or fully by federal, state, and local funds. This project is also funded in whole or in part under a contract with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, and the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, contract #C-05199666, subcontracted with the Merryman House, subcontract #21H. Additionally, support comes from Grant #H-00141 awarded through the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet by the U.S. Department of Justice. The content expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet or the U.S. Department of Justice.


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