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Peggy loved music, singing and dancing. Dick loved Peggy.

So he gave…

Peggy Dircksen Fund for the Arts. What do you love? We can help you create a lasting charitable legacy.

Board of Directors

Our volunteer board members use their collective wisdom and expertise to guide the Community Foundation’s impact on the community. Their dedication and commitment play a significant role in the Foundation’s continued growth and success.

President

Tasha Eicher

President
Vice President

Jim Sparrow

Vice President
Treasurer

Angie Holt

Treasurer
Secretary

Loraine Hartranft

Secretary
Advisor

Barbara Olenyik Morrow

Advisor
Scott Armstrong

Scott Armstrong

Allison Carnahan

Allison Carnahan

Justin Clark

Justin Clark

Becky Hefty

Becky Hefty

Judy Hey

Judy Hey

Zach Lightner

Zach Lightner

Thomas Mason

Thomas Mason

Melissa McLaughlin

Melissa McLaughlin

Sue Randa

Sue Randa

Nicholas Stephan

Nicholas Stephan

Norm Yoder

Norm Yoder

Staff

We are proud of our talented and dedicated staff. They work hard to keep the values, vision and mission of the Community Foundation DeKalb County.

Click on a staff member’s photo to email a message to them.

Tanya Young

Executive Director

Kathleen Alter

Director of Community Engagement and Leadership

Mandy Haynes

Staff Accountant

Rebecca Pfeffer

VOICES of Philanthropy Facilitator

Jess Ambler

Project Coordinator

Annual Reports

A published copy of the Community Foundation of DeKalb County’s latest Annual Report to the Community is available at our office, 700 S. Main Street, Auburn, Indiana, or request a printed copy by calling 260-925-0311 or emailing our office.  Recent copies can be downloaded here.

Newsletter

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