Honorary Board Members

Board members who serve for a minimum of six years and demonstrate service beyond the call of duty may be recognized as Honorary Board members. They are given this distinction by other board members in appreciation of their exemplary service and to the Community Foundation. We are honored to recognize Debbi Christy and Ken Eitel for their committment to Putnam County through their service to the Putnam County Community Foundation.

Debbi Christy

 Debbi (Schimpf) Christy completed her second three-year term as a board member in December 2019. During her time as a board member, Christy served on the Scholarship Committee and was the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Chair. Additionally, she served on the National Philanthropy Week Essay Contest Committee from 2015-16. Thank you for your commitment to the Community Foundation, Debbi!

Ken Eitel

Ken Eitel was appointed to the Board in 2014. During his terms Ken served on the Philanthropic Development Committee, Nominations and Governance
Committee, and Executive Committee. In 2017 and 2018, Ken served as Board
President. He continues to serve on the Executive Committee as the immediate Past-President. Thank you for your dedication to the Community Foundation, Ken!

Honorary Board Members (as of 12/31/20)

David Archer

Jinsie Bingham

Lynn Bohmer

Gwen Bottoms

Donna Bouslog

Keith Brackney

Dorothy Brown

Charles Chandler

Debbi Christy

Gene Clodfelter

Therese Cunningham

Ken Eitel

James Ensley

Robert W. Evans

Robert H. Farber

Joe Ferguson

Beth Flint

Louis J. Fontaine

Edward J. Galm

Susan Gick

David L. Glesenkamp

Thomas Graffis

Robert L. Harbison

Laurie Hardwick

Paul Hartman

Karen Heavin

Ken Heeke

Mary Ellen Huggard

Todd Lewis

Monty Montgomery

Gwen Morris

George Murphey

Sue Murray

Max Nichols

John O’Hair

Murray Pride

James Renz

Dorothy Richards

Phyllis Rokicki

Malcolm Romine

Donald Ruark

Steven Setchell

Denise Sigworth

Harold Spicer

Alan Stanley

Vicki Timm

Ella Marie Torr

Vivian Whitaker

Ted Willer

Jerry Williams

Roger Winger

Ellie Ypma

John Zeiner

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