Community & Economic Development

Amy Frogue

Associate Director
Amy is responsible for the oversight and coordination of the Community & Economic Development Department.  She provides assistance to cities, counties, and special districts with regard to financing and developing projects.  In addition, Amy administers the PADD loan programs.

Angela Crawford

Projects Coordinator
Angela plans, develops, writes and administers grants from various funding sources for community and economic development, public facilities and services, housing, and related projects.  Angela also coordinates Entrepreneur program activities for the region and maintains the Pennyrile Entrepreneur Network (PEN).

Kyle Cunningham

Infrastructure Coordinator
Kyle provides assistance to individual water and sewer utilities in the Pennyrile area with project planning and development activities.  He acts as facilitator of the Pennyrile Area Water Management Council and works closely with the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority, Kentucky Rural Water Association and the Kentucky Division of Water.  Kyle also works with the GIS Manager to assist with mapping, computer-generated enhancements of documents, GIS displays of data and other services to enhance regional infrastructure planning projects.

Melody Goodwin

Program / Administrative Assistant
Melody serves as assistant to the project development staff and is responsible for the intergovernmental Review Process and Highway Safety Programs.  She also assists local governments with yearly tax rate calculations.

Craig Morris

Regional Planning Coordinator
Craig coordinates planning activities for county and municipal agencies in order to provide technical assistance and direction on specific programs and projects.  He is responsible for the coordination of the Transportation Planning activities and is the primary point of contact for the Transportation Committee.

Jared Nelson

Community Development Specialist / Public Administration Specialist
Jared plans, develops, writes and administers grants from various funding sources for community development projects. He provides technical assistance for Special Purpose Governmental Entities (SPGE) and guidance to local elected officials, as well as the Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association, on issues that affect local governments.