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

State Farm-West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County

Robyn Heine

Robyn Heine

Corteva Agriscience, Boone County

Paulette LeCount-Dowden

Paulette LeCount-Dowden

Retired Retail Executive, Boone County

Gloria Jimenez

Gloria Jimenez

Indiana Latino Expo, Marion County

Nancy Towner

Nancy Towner

Small Business Owner, Vermillion County

Heather VonDieligen

Heather VonDieligen

County Extension Director, Jackson County

Charmayne Saylors

Charmayne Saylors

FC Tucker Realty-Marion, Grant County

Lori Tennell

Lori Tennell

Farm Credit Services Mid-America, Shelby County

Dr. Ron Thieme

Dr. Ron Thieme

Hoosier Heritage Farms, Hamilton County

Bethany Lengacher

Bethany Lengacher

Junior Leader Representative, Johnson County

Annie Smith

Annie Smith

Consultant, 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

Valerie Messmore

Valerie Messmore

Student, Purdue University

Luke Schirmer

Luke Schirmer

Student, Vincennes University

Aaron Sandel

Aaron Sandel

Student, DePauw University

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Advisors by Virtue of Position