Posted 09/05/2017

 Hubbard Named Governors Service Awards Recipient
PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT: Governor Matt Bevins, Mary Sue Hubbard, Center and other recipients of the Governor's Service Awards.

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service (KCCVS) recently named Mary Sue Hubbard as a Governor’s Service Awards recipient. Hubbard, Director and Risk Manager at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, was recognized at a recent awards ceremony and reception held at the State Capitol in Frankfort. She served for six years on the Governor’s KCCVS.  

During her role on the Commission she worked with various grant funding proposals by AmeriCorps and other community non-profit services before they moved forward to the federal level. Commissioners are also responsible for following up on grant projects awarded throughout Kentucky to assure the targeted recipient’s received the intended benefits and resources. The Commission participated in and supported service events such as Martin Luther King Day, Mayors’ Day, and Build a Beds projects, to name a few.

She has worked in various roles throughout MCCH during her 27 years and worked a total of 44 years as a registered nurse (RN). She received her BSN from Murray State University and earned an advanced certification in Healthcare Quality. She is also a member of several professional organizations including the Kentucky Association for Healthcare Quality, National Association for Healthcare Quality, and the Kentucky Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

“I was absolutely astonished to receive this award and it humbles me to be a recipient,” said Hubbard.

Hubbard is Kentucky Colonel, a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, where she serves in a variety of leadership roles, and attends Elm Grove Baptist Church. She is married to Ronnie, her husband of 49 years, and they have four children and nine grandchildren. During her marriage, she and Ronnie have served in the community as foster parents, hosts for international student, civic organizations, Boy Scouts of America, numerous school and church volunteer roles, and board appointments.