Board of Directors

Charlotte Adams (Chair of Diversity and Inclusion)
Senior Project Manager, First Merchants Corporation

WaTasha Barnes Griffin (Vice President)
CEO, YWCA of East Central Indiana

Carrie Barrett (Secretary)
Executive Director, New Castle Main Street

Michelle Carr
Human Resources professional

Jason Harrington
CEO, Boyce Systems

Brian Haughn (Treasurer / Chair of Resource Team)
Relationship Manager, First Merchants Bank

C.S. Hendershot
Director of Grants and Development for the Heart of Indiana United Way

Justin Knox
Firefighter, Brownsburg Fire Territory

Destinee Lewis
Intercultural Coordinator, Ivy Tech Community College

Dr. Melinda Messineo (President)
Professor of Sociology, Ball State University

Stefanie Onieal
Instructor of Elementary Educator, Burris Laboratory School

Stacie Paxson
Human Resources Manager, FCC

Kellie Pearson – Carroll
Vice President Human Resources, Meridian Health Services

Gary Thomas
President, LEAP Managed IT

Chris Walker 
Principal, Muncie Central High School

Dr. Amy Ward
Vice Chancellor for Student Success, Ivy Tech Community College

Director Emeriti

Andrew Dale

Richard Douglass

Lindsey Arthur
CEO, Muncie Habitat for Humanity

Dr. George Branam
Dearly Departed

Ray Chambers
President and CEO, Muncie Power Products

Wil Davis
President, Ball State Innovation Corporation

Jeannine Harrold
Director Emerita, Ball State University Career Center