On February 6th, BRF welcomed new Board members, thanked outgoing Directors, introduced new volunteers and staff and recognized three outstanding partners.
Newly elected Board members are: Beverly Samuel, Noblesville, Senior Manager of the Global Supply Chain Project Management Office at Hilrom Inc.; Taylor Bennett, Indianapolis, morning news anchor at WFYI Radio; James Dauby, Tell City, CEO of PSC Corp.; and Tom Curran, Zionsville, Sr. Vice President at Raymond James and Assoc..in FIshers,
“These leaders bring amazing new talents and skills to our team,” said Board Chairman Brose McVey. They join McVey and other existing Directors Dr. Terri Miller, Assistant Director of Special Education at the Hamilton Boone Madison Special Services Cooperative; Polly Waggoner, Director, Drug File, for Wolters Kluwer; and Nancy Shelton Williams, a Realtor with Indy Homes and Realty of Keller Williams Indianapolis.
The organization recognized outgoing Directors Donald Densborn, David W. Russell, David Juday and John Campbell, each of whom played crucial roles in the launch of the organization.
New staff members were introduced, including Shelly McCarty of Greenfield, Program Coordinator, Taylor Winzenread of Indianapolis, Case Manager, both of whom work closely with Program Director Rob Kern.
Three community partners were recognized during the evening for their contributions; Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding in Zionsville, host of BRF interns; the Youth Assistance Program, whose team members refer teens to us; and Little Eagle Creek Farm. Emma Hopkins-O’Brien of Little Eagle Creek spoke about the role their farm has played and the amazing results they have witnessed first-hand as a host of BRF interns.