Clark County

Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (August 16, 2018) – Following their first board meeting of the new fiscal year, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana (CFSI) announced today the 2018-2019 board of directors and has appointed Bill White as chairperson. White will succeed outgoing chairperson, Phillip Beaman.

Sharon Handy (Seiller Waterman LLC), Mike Johnson (Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.) and J. Scott Waters (Waters, Tyler, Hofmann & Scott, LLC) began their terms on the board; replacing outgoing members Gary Banet, R. Gregory Neely and Kyle Ridout who fulfilled two, three year terms of service to the Foundation and their community.

Linda Speed, president and CEO of the Community Foundation said, “Thanks to our community’s support and the leadership of our board, our Foundation continues to grow and thrive. This past year we granted more than $4.7 million in grants and scholarships and helped people across the community establish charitable funds to accomplish their philanthropic goals. Sharon, Mike and Scott bring important experience to our Foundation and will help us continue to move the Foundation forward so we can positively impact our community.”

The Community Foundation’s officers for 2018-2019 are:

Chair – Bill White, Commerce Bank

Vice Chair – David Hussung, Hussung Mechanical Contractors

Treasurer – Adam Naville, WesBanco Bank

Secretary – Lisa Brones Huber, Duke Energy

Immediate Past-Chair – Phillip Beaman, Monroe Shine & Co.

Returning members of the board include: J. Terrence Cody, Floyd County Judge; Jay Conner, MWM Advisory Services; Melissa Fry, Indiana University Southeast; Barb Geltmaker, retired from Horizon Wealth Management, Bill Hanson, News and Tribune; Damon Massey, Stock Yards Bank and Trust; Larry Ricke, Ricke & Associates; Sue Sanders retired; Catherine Sherrard, Ivy Tech Community College; Bob Woosley, Heritage Engineering.

Speed continued, “I’m incredible thankful for the leadership that Gary, Greg and Kyle showed during their time on the board. During their service the Foundation reached new milestones and transformed our grantmaking and the impact we have on this community. As we continue to move forward, having continuity, experience, and new ideas in the Foundation’s leadership will be important as we focus on better meeting the needs of our community and continuing to be this region’s trusted partner, resource and steward in philanthropy.”

About CFSI

The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana was founded in 1991 as the region’s partner, resource and steward in philanthropy. The Foundation manages $107 million in charitable assets and nearly 240 individual funds – each of which supports the unique charitable intent of the donor who established the fund. Annually, the Foundation awards millions in grants and scholarships to support our community and is a National Standards certified community foundation. For more information about the Community Foundation, contact 812-948-4662 or visit

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