SIDNEY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County has announced the newest members on its board of trustees.
New board members are Mindy Adams, of Sidney, Eric Ambos, of Botkins, John Coffield, of Sidney, Jennifer Henke, of Fort Loramie, and Karen Sink, of Greenville.
Adams works at KPMG LLP as a certified public accountant. Ambos is a law clerk for the Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office. Coffield is the the Shelby County treasurer. Henke works for Upper Valley Career Center as the district’s attendance officer. Sink a retired educator.
The returning board members include Peggy Baird, of Sidney, who is a realtor with Emerson Wagner Realty; Chad Beanblossom, of Greenville, who is the dean at the Darke County Branch of Edison Community College; Cathy Bevan, of Troy, who is the vice president of human resources for Emerson Climate Technologies; and Velina Bogart, of Sidney, who is the coordinator of Early College Programs at Edison Community College.
Board members also include Jane Carroll, of Greenville, who is employed at QMS Integrations as a consultant; Barbara Dulworth, of Sidney, who is the community service director for the city of Sidney; Terri Flood, who is the director of marketing & communications for Wayne Healthcare in Greenville; Carol Johnston, of Sidney, who works for Wilson Heath; and Lauren Lee, of Sidney, who is the HR generalist for Freshway Foods.
Keith and Peggy Foutz, of Greenville, are also board members. Foutz is the president and publisher for Brothers Publishing and Mrs. Foutz is an administrative specialist for Financial Achievement Services Inc.
Other board members are Tom Martin, of Sidney, who is president of Sidney and Troy Body Carstar; Mike Rosengarten, of Sidney, who is a captain with the Sidney City Police Department; Angie Ross, of Sidney, who works in the human resource office at Ferguson Construction; Lesley Schweitzer, of Sidney, who is an auditor with the State Auditor’s office; Linda Searls, of Greenville, who is an AVP loan processing manager for Greenville Federal; and Greg Zechar, of Greenville, who is a funeral director for Zechar Bailey Funeral Homes.
Board members play a role in ensuring the success of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, primarily through a professionally-supported one-to-one relationship with a caring adult, and to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become confident, competent, and caring individuals, by providing committed volunteers, national leadership, and standards of excellence.
There are currently 15 children in Shelby and Darke Counties waiting to be matched with an adult mentor. Anyone who would like to volunteer should call 937-492-7611 or 937-547-9622.