Karen Byrd is beginning her 27th year of serving the Boone County Schools as a School Board Member. During that time she has been elected Chairperson of the Board 6 times. Her list of accomplishments include being appointed to a 4 year term to serve on the SCAAC by then Governor Ernie Fletcher. Ms. Byrd has served a three year term as NKY Regional chair for KSBA followed by a three year term as a KSBA Director at larger and was just re-elected to serve another three year term on the KSBA Board of Directors as a Director At Large. In 2021, Ms. Byrd was ratified by the KSBA membership to become President Elect of the Association. Ms. Byrd is honored to be named a KY Colonel in 2021. She has been a Boone County resident for over thirty three years, a Tennessean by birth and a Kentuckian by choice!