Board of Directors

The mission of the Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourism Commission, Inc. is to appropriately allocate tax dollars to improve the local economy by generating overnight visitors to Rockcastle County, thereby driving sales to all tourism related businesses.

The Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourism Commission, Inc. is a business that has made a commitment to live and work with honesty and sincerity. We stand behind our word and honor any commitments we make. We are consistent in our decisions while recognizing that to be fair we must be flexible. We are ethical and respectful of ourselves and others, as we honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We encourage personal and professional development among our team. We embrace and initiate change.  We use our resources to the fullest potential. 

The offices of the Mt. Vernon-Rockcastle County Tourism Commission are located inside the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, 2590 Richmond Street, Mount Vernon, Kentucky.  Board of Director Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 4:00 PM at the Hall of Fame.

Board of Directors

Neal Sluder, Chairman
William Leger, Vice-Chairman
Lynn Tatum, Secretary
Shannon Bishop, Member
Buzz Carloftis, Member
Carrie Mullins, Member
Glenda Smith, Member

Tourism Staff

Jessica Blankenship, Executive Director, Mt. Vernon - Rockcastle County Tourism & Kentucky Music Hall of Fame
Phone: 606-256-9814

Ann Cromer, Tour Group & Meetings Coordinator
Phone: 606-256-9814

Allison Myers, Event Coordinator
Phone: 606-256-9814

Kathy Brown, Guest Services Clerk
Joe Caldwell, Guest Services Clerk
Chelsea Roberts, Guest Services Clerk