Executive Board

Casmir Thornberry


Alexander Cantrill


Alex is a native of Georgetown, KY.  He is a graduate of Sayre High School 10', Birmingham-Southern College 14', and a graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law 18'.  Alex is an avid fan of traditional country and Americana music.  In his spare time he enjoys being a terrible golfer, spending time at the gun range, fishing, and gardening.   He attends St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Ft. Thomas, KY. 

Matthew Tarka


Matt is a native of Edgewood, KY.  He is a graduate of Dixie Heights High School 15', and is a graduate of Xavier University '18. Matt is a passionate world traveler and bourbon connoisseur. Matt works in the investments industry and focuses on portfolio management through both fundamental and technical analysis. In his spare time he enjoys exploring all that Kentucky has to offer in terms of sights and food. Matt is passionate about British cars and serves as a committee member on the Cincinnati Concours d'Elegance.

Lauren O’Brien


Sebastian Torres

Programming Chair

Katherine Hahnel

Membership & Recruitment Chair

Katherine is a native of Independence, Kentucky. She is a graduate of Simon Kenton HS ’12 and Northern Kentucky University in May ‘17 with a Bachelors of Accountancy and a Bachelors of Music – Vocal Performance. She is currently pursuing her CPA license while working for PwC and maintaining her own music business. Katherine loves to travel, play tennis and sing.  She attends St. Barbara’s parish in Erlanger, KY where she is a musician and Sunday school teacher.


Campaign & Community Service Chair

Please contact us if you are interested in this position. More details will be posted soon.

Kristin Turner


Kristin is a lifelong resident of Alexandria, KY. She is a graduate of Community Christian Academy 10’,   Northern Kentucky University 12’ and Salmon P. Chase College of Law 17’. Kristin practices law in the Northern Kentucky area. Kristin has served in several positions on the NKYRs executive committee, including her current position as President. In addition, she serves as Youth Chair for the Campbell county GOP. Kristin is passionate about promoting young adult civic engagement and supporting the conservative voice. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and working on political campaigns.