Who We Are

Foundation Leadership

Our board of directors, advisors, and staff bring expertise from a variety of industries and regions of our great state.

Their varied lifestyles help broaden the impact and reach of 4‑H programs because they all share a passion for making Hoosier youth better for generations to come.

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Foundation Staff

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Executive Director

 

Shelly Bingle

CFRE

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Database, Prospect Research Manager

Anitra Majerus Hovelson
Anitra Hovelson

Indiana 4‑H Foundation

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Director of Donor Relations

 

Jamie Simek
Jamie Simek

Indiana 4‑H Foundation

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Executive Committee

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Board Members

Julie Byers

Julie Byers

Owner, Byersland Farm, Tippecanoe County

Robyn Heine

Robyn Heine

Vice President of Communications at Intelinair, Boone County

Gloria Jimenez

Gloria Jimenez

Executive Director at Indiana Latino Expo, Marion County

Heather VonDielingen

Heather VonDielingen

County Extension Director, Jackson County

Charmayne Saylors

Charmayne Saylors

Owner/Manager at FC Tucker Realty Center, Grant County

Dr. Ron Thieme

Dr. Ron Thieme

Owner, Hoosier Heritage Farm, Hamilton County

Annie Smith

Annie Smith

Owner, Annie L. Smith Consulting LLC, Marion County

Roger Sherer

Roger Sherer

Retired 4‑H Youth Development Educator, Wells County

Eric Wolfe

Eric Wolfe

Owner & Managing Broker, Prime Real Estate Group, Putnam County

Heidi Spahn

Heidi Spahn

Global Community Investment Manager at Corteva Agriscience, Hendricks County

Sharon Semones

Sharon Semones

Advisor, Eli Lilly & Company, Johnson County

Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman

Regional Vice President at Farm Credit Mid-America, Madison County

Bethany Lengacher

Bethany Lengacher

Young Alumni, Johnson County

Valerie Messmore

Valerie Messmore

Young Alumni, Kosciusko County

Luke Schirmer

Luke Schirmer

Young Alumni, Hendricks County

Aaron Sandel

Aaron Sandel

Young Alumni, Tippecanoe County

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Advisors by Virtue of Position