KHJN is made up of Board of Directors, grassroots educators and community activists, and volunteers dedicated to expressing multiple facets of reproductive justice.
Board of Directors
Joan Kofodimos President
Marcie (she/her) is Kentucky Health Justice Network's Executive Director. She comes to KHJN from Kentucky Educational Television (KET), where she served as the Director of Marketing and Publications. Prior to that, Marcie was a Vice President at WNIN Tri-State Public Media in Evansville, IN, and held positions at the American Red Cross of Western Kentucky, Appalshop, and acted as a consultant for the Center for Social Inclusion/Ford Foundation. Marcie has served as a volunteer for the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association, Chrysalis House, and has been a featured speaker for the National Federation of Community Broadcasters and the Dart Center for Journalism. Marcie is also a published photographer and writer in publications such as the Lexington Herald-Leader. As Executive Director, Marcie builds support and resources to expand the reach of KHJN’s programs and center the voices and experiences of Kentuckians who are most impacted by reproductive, sexual, and gender injustices.
KHJN Trans Health Director
Oliver (they/them) Directs Kentucky Health Justice Network's Trans Health Advocacy program to ensure trans Kentuckians can access supportive, competent healthcare. Oliver graduated from the University of Louisville in 2017 with a degree in Political Science, with minors in LGBTQ Studies, Social Change, and Philosophy. Oliver has been involved as a leader of the pro-labor group Cards United Against Sweatshops, among other activities, and is passionate about issues of reproductive justice, expanding access to healthcare, and the power of clinical empathy skills for providers working with marginalized people (all providers)
KHJN Support Fund Director
Meg (she/her) started volunteering in abortion access in KY almost 20 years ago. As a Louisville native, Meg has a strong background in grassroots organizing with Louisville Clinic Escorts, The Fairness Campaign, and Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice. Meg's professional background is in Food Service, Childcare, and Project Facilitation.
All Access EKY Outreach Director
Kelsie Madden (she/her). As a native of Eastern Kentucky, Kelsie has developed a strong attachment to the region. Kelsie earned her Bachelor of Public Health at the University of Kentucky in 2018 and devotes her time to advocating for health equity in EKY. She first became familiar with All Access EKY as an Appalachian Media Institute youth director. During her time at Appalshop, she created media that allowed space for locals to share stories and challenges they face in the region and how accessibility effects their livelihood. Moving forward as the Outreach Director of AAEKY, Kelsie hopes to provide the opportunity for folks to control their future by making the full range of contraceptive
methods available in the Southeastern parts of KY.
Ashley Jacobs (she/her)