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Board of Directors

 

Board of Directors

The public is always welcome at the Board of Directors meeting, scheduled the 3rd Thursday every other month (Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov) and other times as necessary.

The Board is made up of representatives of public officials, local businesses, industry, and other organizations, and representatives of the low-income community.


Officers


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GREG JONES, President

Daviess County Board Member since 2007 - Mr. Jones is the Executive Director of Southern Indiana Development Commission. He holds a degree from Ball State University in Urban and Community Planning. His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Indiana Brownfield Association
  • Indiana Association of Regional Councils

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JOEL SMITH, VICE-PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

Knox County Board Member since 2005 – Joel is retired from German American Bancorp where he served as Regional President, located in Vincennes. His education includes a Bachelor's degree in Business from IU. His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Salvation Army
  • Rotary
  • YMCA
  • Junior Achievement
  • Vincennes Utilities Service Board
  • Knox County Development Corporation

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LAURA PRESSEL, VICE-PRESIDENT OF PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

Greene County Board Member since 2005 - Laura File is a teacher at White River Valley School Corporation. Her education includes a Masters and B.S. degree from Indiana State University. Her service and or/community memberships include:

  • Tri Kappa
  • United Church of Christ
  • INSAI Team Member

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MARC MCNEECE, SECRETARY

Knox County Board Member since 2004 - Marc McNeece is the President of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce. His education includes an A.S. degree in architectural drafting from Vincennes University. His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Vincennes Urban Enterprise Association Board
  • Urban Devlopment
  • Vincennes/Knox County Preservation Foundation
  • Vincennes Riverwalk Committee
  • CVB Marketing Committee
  • SINE Steering Committee

JEREMY WIMMENAUER, MEMBER AT LARGE

Daviess County Board Member since 2008.  Mr. Wimmenauer is an employee of Destination Yatchs.  He holds a degree in Engineering.  His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Moose Lodge
  • American Legion
  • Eagles

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JEFF NEAL, Member at Large

Mr. Neal is a Partner/Attorney at Hart Bell LLC. He graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a JD degree. Community memberships and professional organizations include:

  • American Bar Association
  • Kiwanis
  • Wabash Valley Regional Community Corrections

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BARB LANCE, Member At Large

Sullivan County Board Member since 2010 – Ms. Lance is the Chief Probation Officer in Sullivan.


Daviess County


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Dr. BRUCE HATTON

Daviess County Member.  Dr. Hatton is a retired Public School Administrator, an Educational Consultant with Administrative Assistance and an Adjunct Faculty member with Oakland City University.  He has a B.A. from Hanover College, a M.S. from Indiana University, an Ed.S from Indiana State University and and Ed. D. from Oakland City University.  Community memberships and professional organizations include:

  • Retired Public School Superintendents

David Stowers

Daviess County Board Member since 2017 – He has B.A. from Purdue University. He is a Financial Center Manager for German American Bank.  His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Washington Masonic Lodge
  • Washington Rotary Club
  • YMCA Youth Football and Basketball Coach

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PAUL MILLER

Daviess County Board Member since 2004 –  His education includes a degree from Ivy Tech and Indiana State University.  His service and/or community memberships include:

  • Daviess County Habitat for Humanity

Laura L. Petty

Daviess County Board Member since 2017. She is the Program Manager/CQI Supervisor at Daviess County Community Corrections and also a Deputy Coroner. She has a B.S. in Criminology from Indiana State University and holds certifications as a Medicolegal Death Investigator and a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician. Community memberships and professional organizations include:

  • Indiana Association of Community Corrections Act Counties
  • Indiana Coroner's Association
  • Tri Kappa

Greene County


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Judy Miller

Greene County Board member since 2017


Kathy Pirtle

Greene County Board Member since 2016 – She is Nurse Practitioner at Lake Side Family Medical. She has a Master of Science degree from Indiana State University. Her service and/or community memberships include:

  • Member of Crossroads Community Church
  • Member of AANP

LINDA POWERS DDS. MSD

Dr. Powers is the owner of Powers Orthodontics.  She graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry and has a MSD from the University of Illinois at Chicago spcializing in Orthodontics.  Community services/memberships include:

  • Indiana Association of Orthodontists, President
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Board of Orthodontists
  • Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists

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KYLE CROSS

Mr. Cross is the Greene County General Hospital Foundation Director. He holds a Bachelor of Health Science & Health Administration from Indiana State University.  Community memberships include:

  • Greene County Farm Bureau - Public Relations officer
  • Greene County Sheriff's merit board
  • Greene County Alliance for Networking & Growth- treasurer
  • Twin Rivers Health Careers Advisory board
  • Linton Civitan Club

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LIZ THARP

Greene County Board Member installed in January 2013.  Ms. Tharp is a teacher with the White River Valley School Corporation.  She holds a Masters Degree in Education from Indiana Wesleyan.  Her service and/or community memberships include:

  • Tri Kappa
  • Linton First Christian Church Wee Village Director

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Cheryl Hamilton

Greene County Board Member installed in January 2017.  She has an A.S. from Lincoln Trail College. She is the Executive Director of the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce  Her service and/or community memberships include:

  • Indiana Chamber Executives Association
  • Indiana State Festival Association
  • Member of City of Linton Redevelopment Commision
  • Member of South Central Indiana ISBDC Advisory Board

Knox County


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REBECCA WEST

Ms. West is a former Head Start Policy Council member. She holds an Associates of Science degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Ms. West is the Billing and Member Services Supervisor with WIN Energy REMC. Her community memberships include:

  • Cubscout leader - Pack 215
  • Sunday school teacher Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church

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KEITH DOADES

Knox County Board Member since 2011.  Mr. Doades is the owner/operator of Media Five Corporation.  He holds a B.S. degree from University of Evansville. His past services include:

  • Kiwanis
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • South Knox School Board

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John Manning

Knox County Board Member since 2015. Mr. Manning is retired CEO of the Samaritan Center. He has a M.S. in Management from Oakland City University and a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana State University.  His service and community memberships include:

  • Freelandville Nursing Home Board
  • Elder First Christian Church
  • Helping His Hands
  • Reserve Sheriff Deputy
  • Retired U.S. Army National Guard

Sullivan County


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JOHN GETTINGER

Sullivan County Board Member since 1981 – Mr. Gettinger is a retired school teacher.   He has a Master's Degree in Education.  Community memberships and professional organizations include:

  • Sullivan County Community Hospital Association
  • Merom Improvement Association
  • Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission

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SCOTT SNYDER

Sullivan County Board Member since 2006 - His education includes a B.S. in Chemistry.  His service and/or community memberships include:

  • West Central Economic Development District board member
  • American Chemical Society

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MITZIE BADGER

Ms. Badger is a Court Reporter in Sullivan.  She graduated from Indiana State University with a B.S. Degree in Accounting.  Community memberships and professional organizations include:

  • Southwest School Corporation board
  • Tri Kappa Sorority

Erika Stitzle

Sullivan County Board Member since 2016  –  She has an Associates Degree from Vincennes University. She is a Legal Assistant at the Sullivan County Prosecutors Office.