Congressman Hal Rogers and Governor Matt Bevin announced that on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Kimberly McCann was elected as chairperson of the execute board of Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR). McCann, of Ashland, is a partner at VanAntwerp Attorneys, LLP. She has served on the executive board of SOAR since its inception in 2014. Jared Arnett, Executive Director of SOAR, said McCann has been committed to SOAR since it was an idea and has been part of every milestone to date. Members of the executive board plan to attend the 2018 SOAR Summit on August 30-31 in Pikeville at the East Kentucky Expo Center.