Tina Duncan Foster is a lifelong resident of Scott County. Tina graduated from Scott County High School in 1987 and later obtained an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Sullivan University. Her career in the judicial system began in 1990 when she started working for recently retired Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney, Ray Larson. Tina also worked in many civil law practice areas while employed at Stites & Harbison in Lexington. More recently, Tina served as the 14th Circuit Family Court Administrator, which includes Scott, Bourbon and Woodford counties, where she managed one of the busiest court caseloads in the state. In this position, Tina worked closely with local attorneys, the Department of Community Based Services, law enforcement and other community organizations. While in that role, Tina implemented the Families in Transition and Proud to Parent programs. Both of these programs are aimed at helping parents develop skills to assist their children during times of difficulty or transition. Currently, Tina works in Human Resources for the Scott County Board of Education. Tina’s connection to Scott County, her extensive community service experience, leadership skills and her nearly 25 years experience in the Kentucky Court system will equip her to be successful in the role of Scott Circuit Court Clerk.
Public service is a core component of who Tina Duncan Foster is but the cornerstone for how she lives her life has always been her family and her faith. She is the daughter of David and Carolyn Duncan. She has one brother, Scot Duncan who is married to Susan Rich Duncan. She has two children Jordyn, who is in college and Aidan who is a freshman at Scott County High School. Her family currently attends Southland Christian Church where they have worshipped since 2015. Prior to that, they were active members of Harmony Christian Church.
Tina is an active member of the Scott County community and has served as Co-Chair of Scott Countians Against Drugs, was on the Scott County Youth Basketball Board and continues to be active in Scott County High School sports where her son is on the football, basketball and baseball teams. Through her career, community service and being involved with her children, Tina has come to understand the needs and concerns of Scott County residents. She knows intimately the challenges that face the community because she was born and raised in Scott County and continues to live and work in Georgetown.
Tina Duncan Foster has lifelong roots in Scott County and her values have been formed by her faith and her family. Public service has been a crucial component of her life and she would like to continue that pursuit by becoming the next Scott Circuit Court Clerk.