Starke County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

Board of Directors

William J.
William J. Sonnemaker
Interim President
Donald
Donald White
Vice-President
James W.
James W. Wagner
Secretary
Carla
Carla Musial
Treasurer
Jeff
Jeff Berg
Representative Member - Knox City Council since January 2018
Don
Don Binkley
Representative Member
Judy
Judy Caudill
Representative Member - 1st Source Bank-Knox since January, 2017
Adam
Adam Collins
At-Large Member since March 2018
Bill
Bill Crase
Representative Member - Starke County Plan Commission since 2016
Tim
Tim Cummins
At-Large Member Since 2016
Nancy
Nancy Dembowski
At-Large Member since 1986; Director Emeritus since 2018
Brian
Brian Earnest
Representative Member - Hamlet Town Council - January 2013 and January 2018
Mayor Dennis
Mayor Dennis Estok
Representative Member - Mayor of City of Knox since January 2016
A.J.
A.J. Gappa
Representative Member from May 2011 to July 2017; At Large Member since July 2017
Ted
Ted Hayes

Brad
Brad Hazelton
Representative Member since January 2017
Janice
Janice Hernandez

Wendy
Wendy Hoppe
At-Large Member since 2018
Dave
Dave Howell
Representative Member – Kankakee Valley REMC since 2014
Sandra
Sandra Kersting-Rudd
Representative Member – Starke County Chamber of Commerce since January 2017
Jim
Jim Long
At-Large Member Since January 2018
Joan
Joan Ludwig
Representative Member – CenturyLink since January 2015
Susan
Susan McCormack
Representative Member, First Farmers Bank & Trust Since March 2015
Ben
Ben Osinski
At-Large Member since 1996
Benjamin E.
Benjamin E. Schaller
Representative Member, The First National Bank of Monterey since 2008
Diane
Diane Thalmann
Representative Member since 2006
Alex
Alex Weisheit
At-Large Member since 2011
James
James Young
Representative Member - North Judson Town Council since January 2018
Dr. Annette
Dr. Annette Zupin
Representative Member since July 2017