GREENSBURG — Decatur County United Fund announces the election of three new members to the Board of Directors.
The board is leading an organizational transformation to achieve greater impact in our community by bringing together people and organizations to address issues and challenges that affect us all.
The new board members are Amy Bray, GECOM Corporation; Suzanne Horan, homemaker; and Matt Weber, Decatur County Memorial Hospital.
Amy Bray comes to the board currently as Human Resources Manager at GECOM Corporation and has been with the company for 29 years. She is a lifelong resident of Greensburg. Bray graduated from Greensburg Community High School and Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Development. She is married and has two teenage children. Bray is an active fan of Pirate sports including softball, football, wrestling and baseball.
“I have witnessed the good work of the Decatur County United Fund for many years during the campaign season at GECOM,” said Bray. “I participated on the Community Investment Committee last year and was impressed with the integrity and genuine passion of those who serve on this board. I am honored to be asked to join such an honorable and fun group.”
Suzanne Horan comes to the board after recently becoming a full-time homemaker. Previously, she had worked at Decatur County Memorial Hospital for 24 years. She also is a Greensburg native. She graduated from Greensburg Community High School, went to nursing school at IVY Tech and received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree. Horan is married and has four daughters and four nieces in her family. She enjoys reading, boating, working in the yard, and being with friends. She has taught Religious Ed. at St. Mary’s, participated on the CRHP team at St. Mary’s, Oldenburg Dinner Auction committee, and served on the St. Mary’s Church Festival Committee.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve on the United Fund Board,” Horan said. “It is an extraordinary privilege to work with the members of the board to continue to make a difference within our wonderful community.”
Matt Weber has been a pharmacist at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy since March 2016. Weber is originally from Greensburg and he and his wife have four daughters. He graduated from Greensburg Community High School and Purdue University. He enjoys hunting and fishing. He is currently a board member of the Greensburg Community Schools Education Foundation, and also serves as a Bible study leader at Community Church of Greensburg.
“I am happy to be a part of an organization that supports so many impactful nonprofits in our area,” said Weber. “I’m excited to learn more about the nonprofits in our area to be able to connect those in need to the proper resources.”
Attorney Lora Williams, of Williams Law Office, PC, will continue and fulfill her second term on the board. She also is serving as the 2018 President of the United Fund’s Board of Directors. Other Board Officers include Brad Schutte, Owner of Schutte Excavating as first Vice President, Jayne McCleland, Corporate Counsel at Hoosier Lottery as second Vice President, and Chris Bower, Senior VP Chief Credit Officer for MainSource Bank as Secretary/Treasurer.
Additional board members include: Joyce Denton, Logistics Manager of S & G Services; Rebecca Myers, consultant/homemaker; Nathan Louden, Technology Support Manager at MainSource Bank; and Brent Muckerheide, Vice President of Purchasing at Batesville Tool & Die.
Student directors include Sarah Bohman at North Decatur High School, Emily Lowe at Greensburg Community High School, and Annie Gant at South Decatur High School.
“This is a critical time for our organization,” said Brian Wenning, outgoing board president. “The Board provides the visionary leadership needed to create lasting, and measurable change in our community, and to affect conditions that contribute to our community’s biggest challenges. Together with the nonprofits with which we partner, as well as our business partners and individual stakeholders, we can create a healthier and more prosperous Decatur County for everyone in our community.”
For 60 years, Decatur County United Fund has helped enrich community life by addressing local priorities and focusing on the building blocks of opportunity: health, education, and financial stability. Decatur County United Fund partners as a leader, funder, and collaborator with more than 18 local nonprofits on programs and initiatives addressing basic needs and services, food, housing, violence, abuse, literacy, mentoring, advocacy, and more. Creating lasting change requires focusing on these human and social service needs while simultaneously addressing root causes.
For more information or to make a donation, please visit our website at www.dcuf.com or call 812-663-3342.