Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Friends of Mammoth Cave National Park.


Rick Dubose, Executive Director.

Rick Dubose, Executive Director.

I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Friends of Mammoth Cave as its executive director. Mammoth Cave National Park is both a local and national treasure. I look forward to working with Park staff to help protect Park resources and draw people to experience its wonder.
— Rick Dubose

Rick DuBose — Executive Director

Rick DuBose (Class of ‘73) came to WKU early in 1997 as the first major gift officer for the Potter College of Arts and Letters and the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. In 1999, he became the University’s first director of corporate and foundations relations. Rick has also served as Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff for Development and Alumni Relations. On May 10th, 2013, he was named the Assistance Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations and the Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association.

After Graduation, he spent nearly 20 years in the broadcasting industry, mostly in sales and management, before a nine-year career leading chambers of commerce in Bowling Green and Hopkinsville. Many of you may remember Rick as Western’s firmer public address announcer for men’s basketball and football, which he did for nearly 20 years.



Historic Signatures, Gothic Avenue, Mammoth Cave National Park.

Voting Board Members

  • Heather BerubeTreasurer

  • Tom CarneyChairman

  • Larry CoxPast Chairman

  • Jeanine HussSecretary

  • James Borden

  • Brian Dale

  • R. Taylor Hoskins

  • Sarah Martin

  • Nick Noble

  • David Peterson

  • Dr. Timothy Caboni

  • Sarah Jarboe

Non-Voting Board Members:

  • Ex-Officio, Barclay TrimblePark Superintendent

  • Ex-Officio, Molly Schroer —   Park Liaison

  • LaJuana WilcherBoard Member Emeritus