Board of Directors

Tracy Osborne – Chairman

Tracy Osborne, CPA, is employed at Defur Voran, assisting with fiduciary and estate taxation. She enjoys the idea of using her specific skills and gifts to assist Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity in providing decent, safe, and affordable housing for all. She also serves as a Board Member for Inspire Academy, a local charter school, and is active on the elder board for The Gathering, her home church. Tracy has two children and two dogs.

Anita Kishel – Previous Chairman

Anita is the President of Palmetto Planters, a high- quality fiberglass container distribution company. Her faith and its relevance to the mission of Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity initially drew her to the organization. When she isn’t spending time with her three grandchildren, she enjoys reading, painting, and knitting and also serves on the Professor Garfield Board of Directors.

Janie Allardt – Vice Chair

Janie is the owner of ellie jane studio, where she specializes in home staging and interior design. She believes providing others with affordable housing is a terrific way of promoting dignity and hope for individual families and the overall community. When she isn’t making homes more beautiful, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her three children, and two grandchildren.

Claudia Sursa – Secretary

Claudia recently retired after having been employed by IU Health/Voss Center For Women for 28 years and serves as a Nurse Practitioner. She and her husband Charlie have three married children and three grandsons of which they enjoy spending time.  Claudia attends First Presbyterian Church.

Will Isaacs – Treasurer

Will is a Certified Financial Planner with Wealth Strategies where is has been working for nearly years.  He enjoys helping clients and their families reach their financial goals.  Will and his wife have 2 children.  The Isaacs are active in their local church, Harvest Christian Fellowship, and in many community sports.  Will enjoys spending time outdoors, cheering on Colts football, and participating in family events.  He also serves the community by being a board member at the Northwest YMCA.

Tony Costello – Director

Tony is the Irving Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Ball State University and Principal of Costello + Associates, an award-winning architecture firm he founded in 1976. He has a passion for being involved in community projects and wants to help Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity in their mission of  bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Rick Kelly – Director

Rick has worked in construction for over 30 years as the Owner of Complete Masonry Services and Vice President of Pridemark Construction. He believes the work that Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity does for individuals and families has a great impact on not only the families’ lives but also the whole community. Rick, his wife, and children are members of Union Chapel church, where he serves on the Church Board. He has also served on boards for Inside Out, Muncie Mission, and various industry specific boards.

Jeff Lang – Director

Jeff works in Finance and Accounting at the Ball State University Foundation. He has always believed in the mission of Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity, and as a long time supporter, he wanted to contribute his efforts to seeing that mission through.  Along with his involvement with Muncie Habitat, he enjoys serving as a board member for the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County. Jeff loves playing golf, watching all sports and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Jerry Peirson – Director

Jerry served as the Director of Athletic Development and Executive Director of the Cardinal Varsity Club at Ball State University for over 10 years.  He is thrilled to assist Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity in reaching its vision and providing hope to families and communities. He began his career as a teacher and basketball coach for Cowan High School before joining the coaching staff at his alma mater Miami University of Ohio. In 2010, he was inducted in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. Now retired, Peirson remains actively involved as a member of his church, The Gathering.

Steve Slavin – Director

Steve keeps busy serving as a broker for Coldwell Banker Lunsford where he has been employed for the past eight years. He also is a member of the Indiana Regional MLS and a committee member of Mid-Central Indiana MLS.  Steve is married to Staci and they have two teenage boys.  In his leisure time, Steve enjoys tennis, golf, technology and home improvements.  Steve attends COMMONWAY church in downtown Muncie.

Sheila Spisak – Director

Sheila is the Director of People Development at Muncie Power Products where she has worked since 2009.  She also serves on the board of directors of United Way of Delaware County and with two professional human resource groups.  Sheila and her husband, Rich, have three adult children and five beautiful grandchildren.

Jim Williams – Director

Jim is a Partner in the law firm of Defur Voran where he is a certified Civil Mediator and registered as private judge by Indiana Division of State Court Administration. Jim is passionate about the work of Habitat in East Central Indiana because he has witnessed the importance a stable home life can have on a family. He is active in Muncie Rotary, The United Way of Delaware County, and serves as an Elder for First Presbyterian Church of Muncie. He enjoys researching history and traveling with his wife and two children.