Jerod Thomas

President, CEO

Jerod Thomas M.Ed., CADC, has been the President, CEO of the Shepherd’s House since January 2016. Jerod began his treatment career as a drug and alcohol counselor at WestCare Kentucky, a non-profit substance abuse program located in Ashcamp, KY. He was later named the Program Director for WestCare, at the Boyle County Detention Center.  Jerod was ultimately promoted to Deputy Administrator at WestCare. He supervised and managed the day-to-day operations at all of the treatment facilities in the state of Kentucky. This included one inpatient treatment center, two prison programs, two day reporting programs, two transitional living programs, two homeless shelters, and a university student assistance program.




Roger Fox

Program Director, Boyle/Mercer IOP Day Reporting Program

In May of 2015 Roger Fox graduated from the Shepherd's House program. His employment as resident house manager began in September of 2015. Roger was later promoted to counselor at our IOP Day Reporting Program and ultimately promoted to Program Director.  Roger seves as liason for the Day Reporting program with  all Boyle/Mercer County Court officials. Roger is an example of how the Shepherd's House changes lives.




Board of Directors

Guy A. Huguelet III
John McDonald
Chris Chaffin
Legal Counsel
Chris Spedding
Chairman Emeritus
Fred J Hood

Board Members

Kenny Cox
Connie Milligan
Carl Rogers
Sheridan Sims
John Williams


Advisory Board

Wayne Musick
David Cole
Victor Rivera
Gordon L. Hyde, M.D.
Robert F. Kraus, M.D.
David Hollingsworth, LCSW
Allen Rodes
Ralph Scearce
Dr. Greg Jones
John Cole
Gray Manis
Jim Blackerby
Bo Fugazzi
Steve Sharp
Jim Taylor
David Hollingsworth
Jason Thomas
Kristen O’Brien
Craig Evans
Mark Mahan
Jace Burris
Reynolds Bell
Reece Miller
Jake Locknane
Morgain Sprague
Jerry Ritchie
Traci Hatfield