United Fund Board update

The Decatur County United Fund is pleased to recognize their outgoing board member Jayne McCleland.
Jayne joined the board in January 2017. She moved up the officer’s ladder and served as President in 2020, and has served on the Community Investment, Personnel, Finance, Volunteer of Year, Marketing and
Nominating Committees.

Joane Cunningham, Executive Director, shared “Jayne continues to be a loyal
supporter of the Decatur County United Fund. She believes in working towards positive community change. She truly is a community minded individual with many strengths to share and we know she will continue to bean asset to this community.”

The United Fund is pleased to announce the addition of Kristen Fry to the Board of Directors.

A Greensburg
native, Fry has worked for Honda Development & Manufacturing of America – Indiana Auto Plant for 15 years and she oversees the daily operations of the Manufacturing Division while coordinating the plant’s
manufacturing processes to ensure compliance with company objectives, quality systems, and customer
expectations. Her other activities include Board Chief Volunteer Officer for Decatur Shelby YMCA, member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a member of P.E.O. She is a Greensburg Community High School graduate, and attended Butler University where she received her B.S. in Business Administration.
As a new board member, Fry expressed, “I’m honored to be a part of an elite team of volunteers that can work together to achieve a common goal of giving back to the community.” She will serve her first term through January 2026.
Board members serving a second term include: Blake O’Mara, Brett Abplanalp, and Scott Wesseler Their
terms will end in January 2026. Other United Fund directors include: Suzanne Horan (President), Taryn Owens (1 st Vice President), Sally Cuskaden (2 nd Vice President), Nick Wallpe (Secretary/Treasurer), Sue Auffenberg, Amy Bray, Matt Weber, and student directors Jack Hamilton, Arden Muckerheide, and Cooper Williams.

All will serve the United Fund in its mission of “Together Building Hope, Health & Stability for Our
Community”. Locally based and governed by local community leaders, United Fund addresses many needs within our community. The United Fund provides tools and resources to help agencies be successful. Board governance, networking, nonprofit training, initiative work, grants, and support of staff and volunteers in our community are key to the success for all. The Decatur County United Fund focuses on strong community change and investment for clear outcomes.

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