Board of Directors
Claudia Sursa – Chairman
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.
Tracy Osborne – Previous 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.
Will Isaacs – Vice Chairman
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 – Treasurer
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.
Sheila Spisak – Secretary
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.
Pat Botts – Director
Pat is the President and Chief Operating Officer at MutualBank, where he has been working for over 30 years. He has a strong passion for enabling access to decent, safe, and affordable housing and desires to create long-term community enhancement through it. Along with Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity, Pat is actively involved in the Boys and Girls Club of Muncie, the Muncie B5 Initiative, and High Street United Methodist Church.
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.