Shawna Lake

Shawna serves as Chair of the CFBC Board. She is the Founder of Deep End Talent Strategies, a human resource consulting firm, and is an active contributor to the HR body of knowledge through local, state, and federal levels, as well as speaking with high schools and universities. She enjoys soccer, reading, and traveling. Shawna is an avid volunteer and is committed to serving her local communities. She serves on the CFBC board because it is another way for her to engage with and give back to her local community.




Paula Hudson
Vice Chair

Paula serves as Vice Chair of the CFBC Board and as Director in Regulatory Affairs at Eli Lilly. She and her husband Tim have four children and live in Lebanon. Paula loves to exercise, read, and cheer on the Purdue Boilermakers. They love to travel and take cruises, both domestically and abroad. She serves on the CFBC board because, as a family, they had a great experience raising their four children here in Boone County and she wants to give back to the community. She loves how the Foundation can connect you with your passion, and where you can give your time or financial support.




Luanne Cluff

Luanne serves as Treasurer of the CFBC Board. She is the controller at Mid America Health, Inc. and has spent her professional career in accounting. She and her husband live in the Village of Zionsville. They have four grown children and one son who is a sophomore at Zionsville High School. Luanne enjoys fitness, reading, socializing, hiking, and community service. Luanne joined the CFBC board to connect with individuals and groups in Boone County committed to serving others.





Chris Huffer

Chris serves as Secretary of the CFBC Board. He is originally from Delphi and now lives in rural Tippecanoe County with his wife Sara and their 3 children.  He has been a physician at Witham Health Services since 2011.  In his free time, he enjoys baseball, cooking, reading, and classic automobiles, especially his 1962 Chevy Impala.  He enjoys serving his community via his church, Dayton United Methodist, and by serving on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Lebanon.  Chris is serving on the CFBC board because he has grown to love Boone County and is excited to help with the great work of the Foundation.


Laura Dunshee
Grants Committee

Laura serves on our grants and scholarship committees and is a former educator and editor. She and her husband Brice have three adult sons and one sweet daughter-in-law. They live in Zionsville, with most of their immediate family living in Boone County. She enjoys cooking and baking, reading, taking long walks, and studying and teaching the Bible. They love to travel, from the snow mountains for skiing to the rocky coastlines for hiking, to field trip vacations. Laura serves on the CFBC board because she believes that lifelong connections with the resources of Boone County will perpetuate our increasingly vibrant communities. 




Gary Emmert
Scholarship Committee

Gary serves on our scholarship committee and is retired from a very rewarding teaching career. He and his wife Joanie have two adult daughters who are now enjoying their own careers. Gary attends Zionsville Fellowship and participates in several ways. He also enjoys working outdoors and traveling. Gary considers it a privilege to serve on the CFBC board. He chooses to serve on the board because it enables him to participate in supporting efforts to provide for both the present and future needs of Boone County. 




Josh Frost
Grants Committee

Josh is our immediate past board chair, serves on the grants committee, and is the Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention for the Zionsville Fire Department. He and his wife of nearly 20 years have six children and live in Lebanon. They enjoy spending time together as a family in the outdoors and attending their children’s many events and activities. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus and is an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lebanon where he is a Catechist for middle school youth. Josh previously served as the Grants Committee Chair. He believes the Foundation has an opportunity to assist the Boone County communities by supporting the nonprofit programs and agencies that are improving the quality of life for all of the residents. 



Bruce Guernsey
Board Member

Bruce and his wife Kelli are life long residents of Boone County. They live in the Jamestown area and have 2 sons. Bruce farms with his father, raising corn, popcorn, soybeans, and seed beans, along with beef cattle. He serves/has served on the Farm Bureau Board, Boone REMC Board, Jamestown Fire Department and is involved with the Boone County Extension Board and Indiana Beef Producers. Bruce and Kelli enjoy spending time with their family, especially their granddaughters, as well as kayaking and hiking. Bruce has been active in the Jamestown United Methodist Church and Traders Point Church. Bruce believes CFBC has been a great resource for the community, thanks to the generosity of the many donors and supporters through the years, and feels that serving on the CFBC board is an opportunity to give back to the community.


Jodie Lamb
Grants Committee

Jodie serves on our grants committee and is a former children’s minister and educator. She and her husband Don are farmers in Boone County and have four daughters. She loves gardening, tennis, hiking, and doing anything outdoors to stay active. Jodie serves on the Boone REMC Roundup board and supports her husband Don as a member of the Boone County Council. She serves on the CFBC board because she loves the opportunity to give back to the community that has given her and her family so much.




Jim Michalke
Scholarship & Governance Committees

Jim serves on our scholarship and governance committees. He is a farmer and co-owner of Sugar Creek Malt Company with his son and daughter-in-law. He and his wife also have two daughters and six (soon to be seven) grandchildren. He loves Purdue football and basketball games, scuba diving, and the beauty that lies within the sea. He serves on the CFBC board because his daughters received scholarships when attending college, so his family knows the direct impact scholarships have on families, students getting a better education, and positively affecting their life. 





Katie Moore
Grants Committee

Katie serves on our grants committee and is an attorney at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP since 2017. In addition to the CFBC board, she also currently serves on the Boone County Chamber and Lebanon Education Foundation boards. Katie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend (Tim) and dog (Clover), hiking, gardening, traveling, and learning new languages. Katie is excited to be involved with the CFBC to help others and promote the Foundation’s mission of creating a thriving community.





John Schmidt
Finance, Investment and Lilly Scholarship Committees

John serves on our finance, investment, and Lilly Scholarship committees. As a Financial Advisor Associate and Certified Financial planner at Stifel, he studied Finance at Indiana University at the Kelley School of Business. John lives with his wife Valeria and Goldendoodle Callie in Zionsville and currently is a member of the Advisory Council at The Villages of Indiana. He loves to play tennis and exercise. John joined the CFBC board to help give back to the community that he grew up in and ensure it thrives for future generations. 





Brad Thomas
Board Member

Brad serves as the Advance Town Marshal and and has lived in Boone County with his wife Melody since 1993. Brad previously worked 28 years for the Indianapolis Metro Police, where he learned that community policing and working with the children is the answer to many issues in communities. In Advance, he began implementing community policing strategies as Town Marshal and opened Jawbone BBQ with his wife and children. He looks forward to using his experiences to give a more diverse point of view to the CFBC Board. Brad also enjoys fishing, coaching basketball, & spending time with his five grandkids.