• Why does Woodford County need Woodford Forward?

    We provide a unified approach to land use advocacy on a county-wide basis.

  • Mission

    Woodford Forward is a group of citizens and business owners that advocate for innovative policies that promote the highest and best use of urban land and the agricultural use of productive farmland throughout Woodford County.

  • Board of Directors

  • Tom Biederman – Biederman Real Estate Brokerage
    Dr. Nancy Cox – Ex officio Dean, University of Kentucky 
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    Michael Duckworth – Citizens Commerce National Bank

  • Kyle Fannin – Education
    Larry Johnson – General Agriculture

    Dorothy Mathews – Hanlen Farm

    Phil Meyer – Bohannon-Meyer Insurance


  • Ouita Michel – The Holly Hill Family of Restaurants
Maegan Nicholson – Diamond A Farms
    Alex L. Riddle - Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
    Billy F. Van Pelt, II – Billy Van Pelt Consulting
Benny Williams – The Bell Group

  • Staff

    Patrick Chase Milner, CEO

  • Community Partners

    Bluegrass Conservancy
Equine Land Conservation Resource

    Kentucky Thoroughbred Association