Meet Our 2022 Board of Directors

Thank you to all serving on our Board for your dedication, volunteerism, time and talents to help further our cause and serve our community!

CVO
Jim Clarida
IBEW Local 531

CVO-Elect
Annmarie Severson
Earthwise

Treasurer
Matt Harvey
Harvey Wealth Management

Secretary
Clay Patton
Patton Law, LLC

Board Attorney
Todd Etzler
Horizon Bank

CVO-Emeritus
Kathy Ireland
Horizon Bank

Peter Anderson
Gelsosomo's Pizza

Christy Elzbieciak
Members Source Credit Union

Dr. Jack Felton
Volunteer

Jeff Fernandez
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.

Eric Gibson
General Insurance Services

Nick Larson
Larson Danielson Construction 

Lori Nicklas
TCU

Richard Severe
Valparaiso University

John Scott
Scott Design Company

Lanie Steinwart
Valparaiso University

Bonnie Stephens
Valparaiso Community Schools

Susie Wireman
Coldwell Banker 

Ben Zimmer
Ethos Insurance and Risk Management

FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chair
Brian Laciak
Laciak Accountancy

George Carberry
Burke, Costanza and Carberry

Lynn Duttlinger
CLH, CPAs and Consultants

Dr. Jack Felton
Volunteer

John Schoening
Volunteer

Annmarie Severson
Earthwise

Y STAFF LEADERSHIP TEAM
Sharon Johnson, Chief Executive Officer
• Carol Douglas, Executive Assistant
• Jennifer Hatseras, HR Director
• Tracey McElree, Sr. Dir. of Advancement
• Brittany Tripp, Membership & Marketing Director
Joel Birky, Director of Programs
Melanie Hoffman, Director of Childcare

Mark Glibota, Director of Finance