Dr. Miriam Fordham, Treasurer, began her service to UKFCU as a member of the Supervisory Committee, and in 2016 was selected to replace a departing Board Member. She has been a member of the Credit Union since 1984.
Dr. Fordham is currently a Legislative Fiscal Analyst with the Legislative Research Commission in Frankfort. Dr. Fordham holds an A.B. degree in Sociology with a Hispanic studies concentration from Bryn Mawr College. She completed her graduate studies at the University of Kentucky where she earned an M.A. in Applied Sociocultural Anthropology, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration. While completing studies for her undergraduate degree and graduate degrees in anthropology and agricultural economics, Dr. Fordham was fortunate to have the experience of living in Central and South America including Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Colombia, and Ecuador. She has spent her career researching and analyzing varied public policy areas with a particular focus on health care issues.
In addition to her work as a Board Member for UKFCU, she contributes to the local community through her work as Board Member of the Kentucky Book Fair and the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation.