The St.Joseph Foundation was founded in August 1973. John Fell, John Kiley and Cyril Tetrick were the original incorporators. The first Board meeting was held in October of 1973. The inaugural Board of Directors included president Harry Moulder, Jr., vice president Richard Worland, secretary Mrs. Elwood Hillis, Dr. M. Artis, Richard Blacklidge, Sister Eugenia, John Fell, Sr., Dr. Jack Higgins, John Kiley, Sylvia Mervis and Herb Williams.
Today the Foundation Board of Directors comprises people from throughout the community who work together to provide good stewardship of Foundation funds.
ChairmanDiana TenBrook, Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union
Vice ChairmanScot Ortman, Kokomo Grain
SecretaryShelly Wyman – Homemaker
TreasurerDennis Ressler, St.Joseph Hospital
Past ChairmanShelly Wyman, The Wyman Group
Rob Armstrong, Star Building SupplyDr. Phil Burgan, RetiredDr. Kate DeCleene, DeCleene Optometry Cartwright Ellis, Crume-Ellis Auctioneers & Real EstateJill Evers, The UPS StoreLinda Ferries, Retired, Delphi Communications ProfessionalSteve Jackson, Jackson Financial-Raymond JamesDr. Melissa Jarrell, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry of KokomoLora Lacy, Hoosier AM/FM RadioJeff Linkenhelt, J & J Electric
Scott McClelland, Attorney at LawJean Merrell, Merrell BrothersAngela Roegner, Family Psychiatric CenterLarry Rolland, Community First BankSean Verlee, Regions InsuranceDoug Weigt, PfizerRebekah Monroe-Boley, YMCARomon Oglesby, Hobson CleanersAmy Pate, Realtors Association of Central IndianaTom Rethlake, Erik’s Chevrolet