Honoree

James P. Keith

AWARDS

IU Southeast Chancellor's Medallion (2009)
IU Southeast Chancellor's Medallion
Location: New Albany
Presenter: Sandra R. Patterson-Randles

BIOGRAPHY

James Keith is the executive director of the Clark-Floyd Counties Convention and Tourism Bureau. Keith has been the executive director of the Clark-Floyd Counties Convention and Tourism Bureau since 1981. During his time as director, he spearheaded the successful "Sunny Side of Louisville" campaign. He is the chairman of the Indiana Lewis and Clark Commission/Foundation, which promotes the state's involvement in the Lewis and Clark story and supports IU Southeast's Lewis and Clark Summer Teachers' Institute training.

He was awarded the 2009 Chancellor's Medallion for his service in improving tourism to New Albany.