Our Staff & Board

Meet Our Staff

Stephanie Overbey

Stephanie Overbey

Contact areas: donor relations, planned giving, media spokesperson, nonprofit guidance

Amy Cannon

Amy Cannon
Program Director

Contact areas: scholarships, special grant initiatives

Amy Donley

Amy Donley
Chief Finance Officer

Contact areas: fund statements, finance

Terrill Hooks
Program Officer

Contact areas: grants, KEYS

Cheryl Lacheta
Executive Assistant

Contact areas: administrative support to CEO, Development Director, Board and Committees; helps connect callers/visitors to staff person who can help them

Tami Murphy

Tami Murphy
Office Manager

Contact areas: manages day-to-day office functions, schedules meeting rooms for community groups

Brenda Rigdon

Brenda Rigdon
Chief Development Officer

Contact areas: donor relations, planned giving, Get on Board, resource library

Meghan Smith

Meghan Smith
Communications Coordinator

Contact areas: press relations, publications, social media, website

Meet Our Board

Board Listing

The Community Foundation is currently led by a group of up to 23 volunteer board members. Each member brings a perspective and expertise unique to where they live in the community, their profession, and what their community interests are. Please see information at the bottom of this page about how board members are selected.

Kevin Deardorff

Josh Gordon
Vice President

Scott Reust

Jefferson Hankins

Ron Baumgartner

Katie Darr-Lechlitner

Lisa Frazzetta-Manning

Cheryl Hastings


Jennifer Hollar

Paula Kaiser

Bill Katip

Dr. Anita Kishan

Dana Krull

Sally Mahnken

Jon Roberts

Christine Sands

Dan Stichter

John Warren

Jane Wear

Steve Yeager

Kay Young

How are board members appointed?

According to Foundation by-laws, board members are appointed in the following manner:

1 – Appointed by the Ministerial Association

1 – Appointed by the Kosciusko County Bar Association

1 – Appointed by the Judge of the Circuit Court of Kosciusko County

2 – Appointed from industries located in Kosciusko County appointed at large by a nominating committee of the Board of Directors

Remainder – Appointed at large by a nominating committee of the Board of Directors

Appointments are made at the recommendation of a Governance Committee which considers the following areas (in alpha order):

  • Areas of expertise including: administration, business, planning, finance, legal, education, fundraising, marketing, media, investment and nonprofit governance.
  • Availability of time.
  • Community connections including corporate, social, philanthropic, religious, professional, education and rural.
  • Diversity in age, gender and ethnicity.
  • Organizational experience including business, government and nonprofit.
  • Potential to support the Community Foundation financially.
  • Representation from communities throughout Kosciusko County.
  • Style (visionary, practical and leadership).
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