Mike Buchanon

Warren County Judge Executive

Biographical Summary

Born: March 1, 1952
County of Birth: Allen County Kentucky (family farm)
Parents: R.O. Buchanon, Jr. and Juanita Buchanon
Moved: to Warren County, Kentucky at age 7
Attended: Glendale Baptist Church - childhood through college
Attended: T.C. Cherry Elementary School, Bowling Green High School and Western Kentucky University
Wife: Ellen D. Buchanon
Two sons: Michael, age 20 and Roy, age 17
Member: Christ Episcopal Church

Business Activities

Owner: Buchanon Rentals - Residential & Commercial Properties
President & Owner: Deemer Floral Company & Greenhouses, Inc.
Partner: Buchanon Farms
Developer & Owner: Fairview Midtown Self-Storage
President & Owner: Midtown Plaza Shopping Center, Inc.
President & Owner: Fairview Plaza Shopping Center, Inc.

Community Involvement

Named: Small Business Person of the Year by Bowling Green-Warren County Chamber of Commerce for 1991
Past President & Director: Bowling Green-Warren County Arts Commission
Past President & Director: American Cancer Society of Warren County
Past Director: Girls Club of Bowling Green (Girls, Inc.)
Past President: Bowling Green Junior High School Parent-Teacher Organization
Member: Bowling Green-Warren County Chamber of Commerce
Member: Western Kentucky University Hilltopper Athletic Foundation
Member: Downtown Business Association
Member: Builder's Association of Bowling Green
Affiliate Member: Bowling Green Realtor's Association
Member: Greenwood Optimist Club
Director: National City Bank since 1989
Past Director: Bowling Green Municipal Utilities
Past Member: Bowling Green-Warren County Jaycees (exhausted rooster)
Vice Chairman & Director: Operation PRIDE
Director: Tourist & Economic Development Council
President & Director: Warren County Health Department/Primary Care
Director: Barren River District Health Department
Director: Commonwealth Health Corporation
Director: Kentucky Advanced Technology Center
Director: Community Action Agency of Southern Kentucky

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