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Josh serves as Chair of the CFBC Board 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.
Jim serves as Vice Chair of the CFBC board and also 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.
Dan serves as Treasurer of the CFBC Board and also on our finance, investment, and audit committees. He retired from his Managing Director at Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. role of 25 years. Dan and his wife Sue have been married for 47 years, have lived in Zionsville for over 45 years, and have 3 adult children. Dan served in several volunteer and leadership roles over his career in Boone County and Indianapolis. After many years of working with clients and investments similar to CFBC, Dan brings his expertise to the Foundation that allows him to contribute to his home county. He feels his desire to give back to his community is best served with a leadership role at CFBC.
Shawna serves as Secretary of the CFBC Board and on our governance committee. 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.
Luanne serves on our finance committee. 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.
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 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.
Paula serves on our investment committee, Women of Impact steering committee, and is 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.
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.
Chris 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.
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.
Katie is an attorney at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP and has been with the firm 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.
Jennifer serves on our donor development committee, Women of Impact steering committee, and has worked in the title industry for 18 years and is currently a Senior Account Manager at Meridian Title. Born and raised in Thorntown, she and her husband Dave both graduated from Western Boone High School and have 5 children. She enjoys shopping, visiting festivals, and attending a variety of outdoor events. They also have a hobby farm with cows, turkeys, and chickens. Jennifer serves on the CFBC board to help make an impact in the communities across Boone County. She believes the Foundation is fortunate to have so many wonderful and generous donors, which in turns allows CFBC to grant and make an impact in ways many people aren’t even aware of until they get involved.
Bob is our immediate past board chair and serves on our governance and grants committees. He is an Army Veteran and retired Regional Claim Manager for Allstate Insurance. He and his wife Victoria have lived in north central Boone County since 2002, living on seven acres with six cats and a rambunctious German Shorthaired bird dog. Since retirement, Bob has worked as a Veterans’ advocate with several veteran organizations, directly servicing and honoring Veterans, and assisting with fundraising. He serves as a mentor at a local elementary school, is the cook at the We All Matter (WAM) Advance after school program, and works with senior citizen organizations in Boone County.