The White Hall-Clermont Foundation is a group of individuals dedicated to the preservation and continued support of White Hall State Historic Site. Originally created under the name the Cassius Clay Foundation, the White Hall-Clermont Foundation was formed in 1997 and changed its name in 2005. While the State of Kentucky owns and manages White Hall, the Foundation augments programming and funding for the site. Over the past eleven years the Foundation has been committed to promoting the history and events of White Hall State Historic Site.
Chairman Charles K. Mullins
An Assistant Director in the Division of Continuing Education and Outreach at Eastern Kentucky University, Charles also teaches theater arts part-time as an adjunct faculty member. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Theater Arts from EKU and holds two graduate degrees; a Master of Arts in Theater Arts from the University of Kentucky, and a Master of Science in Recreation and Park Administration from EKU. He worked at White Hall State Historic Site for several years as a tour guide and remains an active and dedicated volunteer.
Vice-Chairman Winstead Thomas “W. T.” Buckner
W.T. worked for thirty-one years for the Medicare Part B Program in Kentucky, serving as a Provider Representative for the last ten years before retiring. W.T also served in the United States Army Reserve for twenty-nine years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration.WT is a member of the Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Sons of the American Revolution, The Society of Boonesborough, and is a charter member of The First Families of Kentucky. It is also interesting to note that W.T. is a third great grandson of General Green Clay.
Treasurer David Smith
A Certified Public Accountant for over two decades, David is presently a shareholder with the accounting firm Vice & Smith, PSC located in Richmond, Kentucky. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. David has previously served on the boards of the following organizations: Madison Central 2005 Project Graduation, Madison County Girls Basketball Association (also coached in the league for five years), Madison County Pregnancy Help Center, and Richmond Area Arts Council.
Secretary Nikki Cobb
Nikki is the Membership Coordinator for the Kentucky Cattleman’s Association located in Lexington, Kentucky. She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Public Relations. Nikki worked as a tour guide at White Hall State Historic Site for two seasons and continues to contribute her time and skills as an active volunteer.
For more information on the White Hall-Clermont Foundation, please e-mail the Foundation.