Board of Directors | SKCTC

Board of Directors

Rayburn Doss, Chair
245 Doss Road, Totz, KY 40870, (606)-573-3223
Rayburn Doss, a native of the area, was a member of the first graduating class of Southeast Community College and was present at the spade ceremony for Southeast in 1960. He opened a local grocery store, and was then employed by Standard Oil. In 1978, after only nine years with Standard Oil, Mr. Doss owned his own Standard Oil franchise. Since then it has grown to be one of the major oil suppliers in Harlan County. He is the Chair of the Southeast Education Foundation and Chair of the Bank of Harlan Board of Directors.

Abe Bailey
P.O. Box 435, Grays Knob, KY 40829, (606) 573-5258
Abe Bailey is a native of Harlan County, Kentucky. He is a retired Plant Operating Engineer of Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital. He served in the United States Army for 2 years and is a Kentucky Colonel. He was a Harlan County Magistrate of District 4 for over 14 years. He also served on the AFL-CIO board of directors for 12 years.

Sandy Miller, Vice Chair
P.O. Box 488, Harlan, KY 40831, (606) 573-6968
Sandy Miller, Comptroller at Leo Miller & Associates, Inc. a consulting civil engineering firm, has chaired numerous functions for Southeast, networking community support and promoting awareness for the educational programs and services the College provides for the Southeast student. She is A board member for The Center for Rural Development, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Southeast Education Foundation, Inc., Cumberland Valley Area Development District Board of Ethics Committee Member, a member of the Benham School House Inn Advisory Committee, Pine Mountain Settlement School Advisory Council, and the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Board of Directors.

Sandy Hogg
PO Box 365, Neon, KY 41840, (606) 634-0020
Sandy Hogg currently serves as Director of Community Education for the Letcher County Schools. She is a graduate of Morehead State University, where she earned a Master of Arts Degree in education. Ms. Hogg is invaluable in helping the College expand on an evolving relationship with the Letcher County Board of Education.

Marshall Smith, Faculty Representative
10619 HWY 987, Harlan, KY 40831, (606) 273-0820
Marshall Smith, Associate Professor of Welding, has taught on the SKCTC Harlan Campus since 2011. Prior to his role at Southeast, he worked as a foreman at RT Welding for 14 years. Marshall holds two associate degrees from Southeast as well as a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University. With 15 years of experience at the ATV expert level, Marshall races on the weekends in multiple states and was recently approved for his AMA professional license. He lives in Smith, KY, with his wife Kristy, a nurse practitioner at Tri-State Family Healthcare in Middlesboro, and their cats and dog. He is also an uncle to three beautiful nieces whom he lives dearly. 

Cathie Day, Staff Representative
PO Box 635, Lynch KY 40855
606-226-8694 Day has been employed at Southeast since 1977 and has spent the last 39 years in the Office of Academic Affairs where she serves as the academic program coordinator. In her role as staff representative, she also serves as the secretary to the SKCTC Board of Directors. Cathie has an associate of arts degree from Southeast. Ms. Day also serves as a member of the Mountain Comprehensive Care Board of Directors.

Ronnie R. Hampton
486 Church Street, Lynch, KY 40855 (606) 848-1018
Ronnie R. Hampton was born 1951 in Lynch, where he was raised and still resides with his wife of 45 years, the former Deborah Kyle of Benham.  He is the father of four daughters with ten grandchildren. 

Ronnie attended Lynch High School, Southeast Community College, and Clinch Valley College. He worked at US Steel as a coal miner for eight years and then served in various capacities before retiring as Supervisor of the Harlan District after 30 years with the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing. He is a graduate of the Fifth Class of the Governor’s Minority and Manage Training Program and was recognized as Man of the Year by the National Mine Rescue Association in 2010.  Ronnie was the first African American mayor of his native City of Lynch.  He serves on various advisory committees, and he is in his 20th year as the pastor of the Greater Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church where he has been a lifelong member.  He is presently the Moderator of the London District of the Association of Baptists in Kentucky.

Jane Simonton Hendrickson
PO Box 390, Harlan, KY, 40831 (606) 573-4396
A Harlan native, Jane Simonton Hendrickson is a retired court reporter and legal secretary and a former SKCTC student.  She currently serves in the following volunteer capacities: charter organizer, advisory board member, and mentor of Elimisha House, a Christian transitional residence for women in recovery from addiction; weekly facilitator for family group meetings at Cumberland Hope Community; and steering committee member for the yearly Harlan County Christian Women's Conference. The Harlan County Domestic Violence Council selected her as its 2015 Appalachian Woman of the Year. Jane lives in Loyall with Kent, her husband of more than 40 years. 

Will Lambdin
312 Oakwood Drive, Middlesboro, KY 40965 (606) 269-9768
Bell County native Will Lambdin graduated from Pineville High School and continued to Bluegrass Community and Technical College where he received an associate of science degree. After earning a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Kentucky, he returned to Middlesboro to pursue a career in community banking while working part time in his family’s small business. He is currently an Enterprise Risk Analyst / Information Security Officer at Home Federal Bank. He and his wife Kristen, a teacher at Gateway Christian School, live in Middlesboro and are members of Binghamtown Baptist Church.

Marissa Rutherford, Student Representative
P.O. Box 39, Partridge, KY 40862
Phone: 606-733-1473
Marissa Rutherford of Partridge, Kentucky is a student in Southeast’s Respiratory Care Program. The daughter of Mandye Rutherford (John Isom) and Jeff Rutherford (Shannon), she has been employed by Tri-Cities Nursing and Rehabilitation for over four years as a nurse aide. With a passion for helping others, Marissa currently serves as a peer tutor for her fellow classmates. In her free time, she enjoys painting, traveling with boyfriend Aaron, and spending time with niece Draylee.