Board of Directors
Dave Heeter – Chairperson
Dave is the EVP, Corporate Ambassador, and Management Consultant of Northwest Bank. Dave and his wife, Deb have been married for 40 years and have two children and two grandchildren. The Heeters are members of High Street United Methodist and enjoy supporting local sports teams. Dave also serves on the Board of the Ball State University Foundation, the Board of Trustees for Muncie Schools, and the Board of Directors & Finance Committee for the Delaware County Community Foundation.
James Mitchell – Past Chairperson
James is the Director of Human Resources at Minnetrista Museum & Gardens. As a long-time volunteer and a board member for Muncie Habitat, he believes the work done here is a “long game” of relationships and partnerships and that every person in our community matters. He is the past Board President for Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie and the current President of the East Central Indiana Human Resources Association.
Anita Kishel – Vice Chairperson
Anita is currently President of Palmetto Planters and has been involved with Habitat since learning more about the organization through Carole Caldemeyer more than fifteen years ago. Anita believes that partnership with Habitat helps to create stronger individuals and stronger, more stable families by making home ownership possible for people who otherwise might not qualify for conventional loans. As a board member, she uses her years of teaching experience in Muncie and almost ten years of working as consultant with Dr. Ruby Payne’s aha! Process, Inc. to understand and recognize the life-changing impact working with Habitat has on the lives of Partner Families.
Marchal Hudson – Secretary
Marchal is the Assistant Director of Unified Technology Support for Ball State University where she has been working for nearly 40 years. She has a passion for engaging with exciting and innovative organizations and people. She had a great interest in building up and supporting the community where she grew up and lives. Marchal is a member of Ambassadors of Christ church and has served as a the board chair for Motivate our Minds, United Way, East Central Indiana Human Resource Association or (ECIHRA), and currently serving as a board member for Women in Business Unlimited, and BSU Steering Committee for the United Way.
Tracy Osborne- Treasurer
For the past 17 years, Tracy has been employed by the Law Offices of DeFur Voran, LLP as the Director of Fiduciary Tax Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, where she has continued her career as a fiduciary tax specialist and trust administrator. Tracy has spent most of her life and professional career pouring into the Muncie community. Her family relocated to Muncie in 1968. After graduating from Muncie Community Schools, Tracy earned a bachelor of science degree in Accounting from Ball State University. She then obtained her license as a certified public accountant. The first half of her career was as a Vice President and Trust Officer of a local trust company where was a trust administrator and managed the accounting and tax department. Tracy has a son and a daughter who also enjoyed growing up in Muncie. Tracy loves this community and passionately and intentionally served as a Sunday school teacher and board treasurer at The Gathering church for over 20 years, served as a director and officer on several not-for-profit boards, has been an member of the Muncie Kiwanis Club for over 25 years and currently serving a third term as a director and officer of Habitat for Humanity.
Jeremy Brown- Director
Jeremy is Dean for the Schools of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science; Business, Logistics & Supply Chain; and Information Technology at the Muncie Campus of Ivy Tech Community College. Jeremy joined the US Navy after high school and served on three Spruance Class Destroyers stationed out of Long Beach, California and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He moved back to Indiana after the service and completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at IUPUI and Ball State University respectively. He started teaching Political Science classes in 2008 and joined the Ivy Tech Community College in 2010. Jeremy is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Muncie community as a board member for the Greater Muncie Indiana Habitat for Humanity.
Jason Harrington – Director
Jason brings 25+ years of experience in product direction, strategy, and business development within the enterprise software and software as a service (SaaS) industry. With a proven track record of growing value, teams, and solutions, he leads the Boyce team in navigating complex business strategies and financially oriented decisions. Prior to Boyce, Jason held executive-level positions at Ontario Systems and CMC, and founded several new businesses such as OEM Combustion and OnDemand Parts. Currently, Jason serves on several non-profit boards such as The Bridge Community Church, Shafer Leadership Academy, and Muncie Sports Commission. He resides in Delaware County with his wife, Stacey, has four children plus two bonus kids, and can be found on the coast or golf course in his free time.
Allison Robbins – Director
Allison owns Aspect 6 Creative, a full-service advertising agency in downtown Muncie. She has over 30 years of experience helping her clients to achieve their advertising and marketing goals. Allison also serves as President of the Sustainable Muncie Board that operates MadJax Maker Community and serves on the Muncie Delaware County Chamber of Commerce board of directors. And on Task Force 2 Committee for the Muncie Action Plan. She is passionate about helping Muncie Habitat achieve its vision of “A world where everyone has a decent place to live.” She attends the Garden at Gethsemane church.
Mykael Ross – Director
Mykael is the Human Resources Director at the Youth Opportunity Center, Inc. where she has worked for 18 years serving youth and their families. Mykael has a bachelor and a master of science degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Mykael is excited and passionate about serving people and partnering with families to achieve homeownership. She enjoys spending time with family, especially her granddaughter, and attending local sporting events. She has been an active member of Union Missionary Baptist Church for over 30 years, where she serves as a minister, teacher and treasurer.
Eric Scherrer – Director
Eric has been in the construction business for over 31 years and is the President of Scherrer Construction. He is driven to help Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity succeed and enjoys collaborating with others in pursuit of a collective vision. He and his wife attend College Avenue United Methodist Church where Eric serves on the Board of Trustees. He is also involved with the Ball State University Cardinal Varsity Club.
Scott Shockley – Director
Scott is a partner at DeFur Voran LLP, where he has practiced trial law for 36 years. He is committed to Muncie Habitat’s goal of improving the lives of persons in the community, one home at a time. He is a Director of the Ball Brothers Foundation and in the past has been active in a number of community and professional organizations. Scott and his wife Vicki attend St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, where he previously served on the church board, and is currently a member of the Committee on Ministry for the Presbytery of the Whitewater Valley.