Retired, Madison County School System
Education: Lee Anne graduated from Madison Central and earned her Bachelors and Master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University
Community Support: Brighter Days Ahead at Baptist Health Richmond was founded in memory of her late parents, Don and Anne Richardson, who both passed from cancer. Brighter Days Ahead supports cancer patients and their families by purchasing items needed in the cancer center. Lee Anne also started The Don Richardson Memorial this year at Madison Central High School and gives a $1,000 scholarship each year to a graduating baseball player that exemplifies a love for the game, a good GPA and good character. She is a member of First Christian Church where she serves as an elder and also serves on the board of the Madison County Sports Hall of Fame. She enjoys volunteering for Open Concern and The Backpack Program at the Kindergarten Academy.
Occupation: Lee Anne retired from the Madison County School system where she served as a teacher, guidance counselor, curriculum coach and a principal.
Family: Lee Anne is married to Scott Browder and they have 2 sons, Christopher and Cameron Browder.
How was volunteerism encouraged in your family or community? As a Christian we are called to serve others. I feel that it is my duty to help where and when I possibly can.
How does healthcare support a thriving community? Healthcare is the backbone of a community. It serves to help others by bringing the best doctors and healthcare service to the community.How can gratitude help heal you spiritually, physically and emotionally? Gratitude puts the focus on the positives and encourages our spirit. This in turn calms our soul and brings light and healing to our bodies.