2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kara Schaffer - Daviess Community Hospital - Chair
Eric Lane - First Federal Savings Bank - Vice Chair
Jordan Sherman - NASCO - Treasurer
Jordan Sherman, NASCO Industries
Graduate of Indiana University-Kelley School of Business; Accounting Manager at NASCO Industries
Board member since October 2017
"I heard about United Way when I attended the DC Leadership Program. I learned about the big impact United Way has for our community and
the effect this organization has on the lives of our citizens. I will be serving on the Finance Committee. "
I'm married. My interests are golf, soccer, IU Sports, and outdoors.
Patty Ball, Daviess County Auditor
Level 2 Certified Assessor; Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician
Participated in annual fundraising and personally donated for years. As Aditor, our office helped in the distribution of information for the campaign last year
I have volunteered for years with one of the partner agencies and have seen what a difference that agency make in the community. I was excited to learn that United Way supported that Agency. I like that the money raised is used locally.
Serving on the Board will allow me to become even more knowledgeable of ways to support the partner agencies. I look forward to learning abaout other opportunities to expand and support our community through teamwork and increasing available funds as well as guiding the use of those dollars raised.
Melinda Berry, Department of Child Services
Graduate of North Daviess High School; BS Degree in Social Work from Indiana State University Supporter for over 36 years; Past Board Member of United Way; Active member of the Community Impact Committee since 2017
"Being a board member of Daviess County United Way allows me to give back to my community while supporting the vision & mission of United Way. I feel it is important to advocate for local agencies & being on the Community Impact Committee allows me to use my work knowledge & partnership in assisting agencies success."
Kara Schaffer, Daviess Community Hospital, HR Generalist
Graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business (IUPUI) – BS in Human Resources and Management
Human Resources Generalist at Daviess Community Hospital since August 2012.
UW Board Member - 2017, Impact Committee Member- 2017, Vision Committee Member – 2017
Supporter of UW since 2012
“I am excited for the opportunity to serve on the Board. Although I am new, I am eager and enthusiastic about making a difference in our community and paving the way for a bright future through the UW’s focus on health, education, and income. “