Meet the Board!

With the new fiscal year starting in July, Leadership Southern Indiana is proud to announce three new Board of Directors and six Advisory Board members for 2017.

LeadershipSI Board of Directors are responsible for steering the direction of the organization with fiduciary responsibilities and oversight of fundraising and public relations. New to the Board of Directors are:  Travis Haire, Brad Kruer, and Chris Bottorff.

The Advisory Board is in charge of strategy an implementation of programs and events. Most Advisory Board members are program or event chairs within the organization. New to the Advisory Board are: Sue Christopher, Chris Loop, Jamie Longacre, Jill Peden, Stacie Thompson, and Donna Wimbec.

Mark Eddy, Executive Director of Leadership Southern Indiana, says: “I am very excited with the selection of this year’s Board of Directors and Advisory Board members.  We were able to identify some high quality community leaders, who will provide leadership for the future of our growing organization.”

Full List of 2017-2018 Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members

Board of Directors                                                                                        

Cile Blau, Board Chair, State of Indiana, Charter Class
Michael Stewart, Voluforms, DISCOVER 2014
Diane Kilner, Board Treasurer, Mountjoy Chilton Medley, LLP, DISCOVER 2013
Chris Bottorff, Centra Credit Union, DISCOVER 1994
Travis Haire, Greater Clark County Schools, ENGAGE 2016
Laurie Kemp, Partner, Kightlinger & Gray, DISCOVER 2012
Brad Kruer, SI Rehab Hospital, DISCOVER 2005
Nicole Yates, Louisville Metro Government, ENGAGE 2016

Advisory Board

Kim Calabro, City of Jeffersonville, DISCOVER 2011
Sue Christopher, Baptist Health Floyd, DISCOVER 2016
Catherin Dunn, ACT, Inc., DISCOVER 2016
Ruth Heideman, Volunteer, DISCOVER 2002
Chris Locke, Goodwill of Southern Indiana, Inc., DISCOVER 2013
Chris Loop, WesBanco, DISCOVER 2017
Jamie Longacre, Ivy Tech Community College, DISCOVER 2011, ENGAGE 2017
Matt Neely, Mountjoy Chilton Medley, DISCOVER 2012
Jill Peden, L&D Mailmasters, FOCUS 2016
Stacie Thompson, Compass Realtors, DISCOVER 2017 Representative
Donna Wimbec, Brown- Forman, DISCOVER 2016

Leadership Southern Indiana’s mission is to engage, develop and mobilize regional leaders who will serve and transform our community.