About our staff

Steve Shannon
has served as the Executive Director of KARP since 2006.  Steve's passion is advocating on behalf of the people who are served and supported by the CMHCs. Steve serves on the HB 144 Commission, Behavioral Health Planning and Advisory Council and  KY-ASAP.  He is also on the board of directors for the ARC of Kentucky and NAMI Lexington.


 Amanda Burnett joined KARP in 2016 and is the KARP secretary.