Jennifer Kirchner leads a statewide transportation association that has a long history of educating and advocating for all modes of transportation in Kentucky. Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) has grown to more than 300 members who represent all modes of transportation across the Commonwealth including air, local streets and roads, highways, bridges, rail, public transit, and Kentucky’s ports and river industries.
She became Executive Director in December 2020. Before becoming Executive Director, Kirchner served as Executive Director for the Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau where she was responsible for leading the organization and overseeing asset development, government and public relations, marketing, event management, the Visitor Center and historic site management.
Her work as KBT’s Executive Director will aim to educate and advocate for all modes of transportation to shape sustainable economic development and quality of life enhancements for Kentuckians. She uses her experience to advocate for the members and the advancements of Kentucky through transportation initiatives.
Kirchner is an Indiana University graduate and graduate of LeadershipKentucky.
For more about her and the work of Kentuckians for Better Transportation, visit kbtnet.org