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Our Board & Advisory Council

Board of Directors

Larry Stanton, Board President
Beverly Shores, Indiana
Consultant

Matt Vessely, Board Vice President
Valparaiso, Indiana
Regional President at 1st Source

Nancy Johnson, Board Secretary
Portage, Indiana
Executive Director at Legacy Foundation (Retired)

Rachel Saxon, Board Treasurer
Valparaiso, Indiana
VP Internal Audit Manager at Horizon Bank

Janice Brown
Chicago, Illinois
Engineering Manager of Energy and Sustainability at Caterpillar Inc. (Retired)

Kelly Carmichael
Crown Point, Indiana
VP Environmental Safety and Sustainability at NiSource

Tom Cera
Gary, Indiana
Executive Consultant

Elizabeth Fleek
Long Beach, Indiana
Information Technology Executive (Retired)

Barbara Freeman
Gary, Indiana
Nonprofit Management Director (Retired)

Sean Hay
Valparaiso, Indiana
CMTO at JCMA Inc.

Evie Kirkwood
Edwardsburg, Michigan
St. Joseph County Parks Director (Retired)

Leah Konrady
Michiana Shores, Indiana
CEO of Konrady Plastics, Inc.

Christine Livingston
La Porte, Indiana
Assistant Director at Indiana Dunes Tourism

Dale Nichols
Beverly Shores, Indiana
Deputy General Counsel at The Northern Trust Company (Retired)

Maggie Rice
Chicago, Illinois
Environmental attorney and Assistant General Counsel for NiSource

Wendy Vachet
Gary, Indiana
Regional Environmental Manager at Michael Baker International Inc.

Spero Valavanis
Valparaiso, Indiana
Architect at Shive-Hattery

Therese Vande Hey
Evanston, Illinois
Associate General Counsel at Cleveland Cliffs

Anne Walsh
Chesterton, Indiana
Community Volunteer

Margaret Williford
Beverly Shores, Indiana
Attorney at Burke, Carberry and Costanza (Retired)

Paul Zucker
Chicago, Illinois
Real Estate Developer (Retired)

Life Board Members

Judith Gaskell
Washington, DC, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Retired Librarian of the Supreme Court of the United States

Myrna Newgent
Portage, Indiana
Former officer and member of the board of Shirley Heinze Land Trust

Barbara Plampin
Dune Acres, Indiana
Former board member of Shirley Heinze Land Trust, and retired professor of English at Illinois Institute of Technology

Advisory Council

John Bacone

Krista Bailey

Marty Balogh

Mitch Barloga

Robert Boklund

Terry Bonace

Mark Bouman

Walt Breitinger

Jennifer Burkhart

Kelley Davies

Kathy Dennis

Ryan Dvorak

Jonathan Geels

Gary Gilot

Kimmie Gordon

Tim Griffin

Garry Harrington

Jonathan Hildebrand

Lance Hodge

Jan Hunter

Jennifer Kanine

Mike Keen

Ricky Klee

Shawn Klein

Chris Kline

Paul Kohlhoff

Howard Learner

Ralph Lerner

Beverly Lewis

Robert Long

Penelope Love

Kathy Luther

Vanessa Allen McCloud

Pat McKinlay

Sergio Mendoza

Leigh Morris

Scott Namestnik

Chuck Nelson

Rachel Novick

Charles Oberlie

John Pinter

Dan Plath

Tom Post

Michael Pound

Greg Quartucci

Marge Riemenschneider

Rodney Robichaud

Laurel Ross

Jean Rudd

Steve Sass

Ken Schoon

Tim Stoner

John Swanson

Ray Szarmach

Dr. Nicholas Timm

Garry Traynham

Ron Trigg

James Turnwald

Suzy Vance

Anne Walsh

Lance Werner

Robert Wolfe

Kathleen Zelkowitz