Foundation Board of Directors

The St.Joseph Foundation was founded in August 1973. John Fell, John Kiley and Cyril Tetrick were the original incorporators. The first Board meeting was held in October of 1973. The inaugural Board of Directors included president Harry Moulder, Jr., vice president Richard Worland, secretary Mrs. Elwood Hillis, Dr. M. Artis, Richard Blacklidge, Sister Eugenia, John Fell, Sr., Dr. Jack Higgins, John Kiley, Sylvia Mervis and Herb Williams.

Today the Foundation Board of Directors comprises people from throughout the community who work together to provide good stewardship of Foundation funds.

Current Board of Directors

Diana TenBrook, Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union

Vice Chairman
Scot Ortman, Kokomo Grain


Dennis Ressler, St.Joseph Hospital

Past Chairman
Shelly Wyman, The Wyman Group

Rob Armstrong, Star Building Supply
Dr. Phil Burgan, Retired
Dr. Kate DeCleene, DeCleene Optometry
Cartwright Ellis, Crume-Ellis Auctioneers & Real Estate
Jill Evers, The UPS Store
Linda Ferries, Retired, Delphi Communications Professional
Steve Jackson, Jackson Financial-Raymond James
Dr. Melissa Jarrell, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry of Kokomo
Lora Lacy, Hoosier AM/FM Radio
Jeff Linkenhelt, J & J Electric


Scott McClelland, Attorney at Law
Jean Merrell, Merrell Brothers
Angela Roegner, Family Psychiatric Center
Larry Rolland, Community First Bank
Sean Verlee, Regions Insurance
Doug Weigt, Pfizer
Rebekah Monroe-Boley, YMCA
Romon Oglesby, Hobson Cleaners
Amy Pate, Realtors Association of Central Indiana
Tom Rethlake, Erik’s Chevrolet