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The Danville Schools Education Foundation & Alumni Association is governed by an all volunteer group of community board members. 

Loudetta Robertson


Loudetta was a 1972 graduate of Danville High School. She went on to graduate from Eastern Kentucky University with Bachelor of Arts in Accounting.


Loudetta has worked in the accounting field for more than 30 years. Past positions include: Controller - Council of State Governments; Controller - Computrex; Senior Financial Analyst - RR Donnelley; Assistant Controller - Quad Graphics; Accounting Manager - Panasonic; and Accounting Manager - Lincoln Manufacturing USA. She also has her own tax practice at home.

Loudetta has a strong passion for Danville School system and Danville Alumni. Her desire would be for all students in the Danville school system to lead successful lives. She likes to think outside of the box and feel that we need to be flexible in educating our youth - since we are all not cut from the same cookie cutter.

Loudetta and her grandson, a Danville High student, live in Danville.


Gail Wright


Gail moved to Danville in 1976 from New York. Her husband at the time was teaching at Centre College. In 1980, Gail started working in the Danville Schools where she served until 2011. Gail spent seven years at Toliver in both the G/T position (for the district) and in fourth grade. In 1987, the district created Elementary Counselor positions and she finished her career in that role for 24 years at Jennie Rogers Elementary. 

Gail has one daughter, Jennifer, who attended DHS, who, after earning her Bachelors and Masters degrees, is now married with one little boy, living in Arlington, Massachusetts and working in Boston.


Gail has been on the foundation board since retiring in 2011 and has been secretary the entire time. 


Allen Goldie

Vice president

Allen lives in Danville with his wife, Janine. They have a daughter, two sons, and two grandchildren. Sons, Greg and Chase, are proud graduates of Danville High School. Greg is in the Air Force and is a candidate to enter into the Air Force Academy. Chase attends college at Campbellsville University. Daughter Laura, her husband Christian, and two grandchildren, Haven and Ezera, live in Ocala, Florida. 

Allen is a financial planner with Goldie Financial operating from an office in Harrodsburg. His firm advises and plans retirement needs, wealth accumulation and transfer, college saving, and income building. He’s originally from London, Kentucky where he graduated from Laurel County High School and then attended Sue Bennett College and Eastern Kentucky University. 

In addition to the DSEFAA, Allen sits on the board of United Way of the Bluegrass, is chairman of the Harrodsburg First board and is past president and board chairman of Harrodsburg Rotary. 

He and his wife enjoy riding bikes, going to the lake, and, when there is time, a little golf. 



Superintendent of schools



Virginia Birney




Michael Hughes




Ben Saylor


Ben was born in Danville and graduated from DHS in 2011. After high school, he attended the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville; graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. 


After college, Ben worked in the public sector for three years as a traffic engineer. Now, a Customer Success Manager for ASI Visual Collaboration Systems, Ben oversees the development of the educational software platform Pops Classroom. 


Ben comes from a large family of Danville alumni with his grandparents graduating in 1956, 1963, & 1964; parents in 1983 & 1990; sisters in 2006 & 2012; plus many more aunts, uncles, and cousins throughout the years. Ben and his dog, Leo, and cat, Oliver, live in Louisville.

Ben has been volunteering with the DSEFAA since 2016.


Steve Vest






We are always looking for additional board members to help serve the Danville Schools community! For more information contact us!

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