Chapter Officers

Meet the Board Members!


Kari Aikins, CCP, SPHR
Assistant Director Total Compensation
Western Kentucky University


Kari Aikins is responsible for the strategic planning and oversight of WKU’s Compensation and Benefit programs. She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) through World at Work and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Society of Human Resources Management. Kari has 17 years of experience in Human Resources, holding various positions in all functional areas of HR.

Chair Elect

Angie Thompson, SHRM-CP
Morehead State University

Angie is the Chair-Elect for KY CUPA-HR and has served in several offices on the board throughout her tenure with CUPA-HR. Angie is with Morehead State University and is currently the Compensation & Classification Analyst.  She has over 20 years of HR experience.

Past Chair


Donna Henry
Data Supervisor

Employee Benefits
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-8830

Donna Henry has been with the University of Kentucky sixteen years.  Her emphasis on University employee benefits began fourteen years ago. She initially started in UKHR’s Employee Benefits Office; becoming a Benefits Generalist of sorts.  Today, Donna is the Benefits Supervisor, specifically with customer service, data enrollment and student health.

Donna resides in Lexington, Kentucky with her husband and their daughter. In addition, the Henry family has two rescued mixed breed dogs.   Her daughter is married adding a grand-pup to the family mix.

Program Chair


Suzanne Hogge, PHR
Associate Director of Compensation and Benefits
Morehead State University
(606) 783-2097



Debbie Cooper
Morehead State University

Debbie Cooper is a committed Human Resource specialist. After receiving her Accounting degree from Morehead State University she spent 11 years at SRG Global serving over 600 employees. At SRG Global she had many roles that included events coordinator, payroll, benefits, and complaints and grievances. She’s been at MSU since November 2015 as the Facilities Management personnel administrator. Debbie is passionate about being the voice for the nearly 200 employees in her department.  Her goal is to continue to find ways to enhance her abilities so that she may continue to serve others in her current position. Debbie lives in the Daniel Boone National Forest with her husband Jeff and two children, Bryanna and Brandon Meade. In her free time she enjoys exploring the natural beauty that surrounds Morehead, KY and is an active member of the Elliotville Baptist Church.



Chavae Mock
University of Kentucky
(859) 218-0461

Chavae Mock is currently the Student Health Plan Administrator for the Benefits Office at the University of Kentucky.  Chavae has 5 years’ experience working with health insurance benefits.  Prior to jumping into the health insurance arena, Chavae spent over 15 years working in the Accounting field.  Chavae is currently pursuing a BA in Business Management.  Chavae comes from a very large family that includes 6 children, 2 grandchildren, 6 sisters, 4 brothers and 25 nieces and nephews.  In her spare time she likes to do jigsaw puzzles, read books, volunteer at local non-profit organizations and travel.

Membership Chair

Quenna Thompson

Quenna Thompson
Human Resources Consultant
Eastern Kentucky University
(859) 622-8616

Quenna Thompson has served on the Board as Secretary, Treasure, and is currently holding the office of Membership Chair. She is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and  received her MA in Organizational Leadership. Quenna has been a member of CUPA HR since 2012, and has 14 years of experience in Human Resources.  After relocating and leaving Western Kentucky University, Quenna has been employed with Eastern Kentucky University as a Human Resources Consultant, for the past 4 years.



Don Deluca
Assistant Director, HRIS
Eastern Kentucky University
(859) 622-1329




Stefan Schagane
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-8772

Stefan Schagane is currently the Employee & Family Education Program (EEP &FEP) Administrator for the Employee Benefits Office at the University of Kentucky. Stefan has over 4 years of HR experience while working with the University of Kentucky Human Resources Office. Stefan has his BA in Communication form the University of Kentucky and is currently working on his MS in Human Resources Organizational Development and Leadership with the University of Louisville.