About

Board of Directors

Arts United relies on the passionate leadership of our board of directors. These dedicated individuals steward the arts and cultural resources of our region.

Arts United’s Board of Directors represents a broad perspective of the cultural, business, and not-for-profit communities in Northeast Indiana. With fiscal responsibility and good governance set as high priorities, the board ensures that arts and cultural groups have an established, stable environment in which to thrive.

Officers and Executive Committee

Doug Wood
Chair

John Rogers
Chair Elect

Larry Rowland
Vice Chair

Leonard Helfrich
Secretary

John Stafford
Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair

Ryan Twiss
Governance Committee Chair

Amy Hester
Allocations Committee Chair

Madelane Elston
Master Planning Committee Chair

Board Members

Shenita Bolton
FWCS, Appointed by Fort Wayne Community Schools

Jon Bomberger
Faegre Baker Daniels

Andrew Boxberger
Carson, LLP

Chris Cloud
Allen County, Appointed by Allen County Commissioners

Madelane Elston
Community Leader

Ben Eisbart
Retired, Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Megan Flohr
Fort Wayne City Council Administrator

Cindy Goodman
Old National Bank

Leonard Helfrich
Community Leader

Amy Hester
Lincoln Financial Group

Pam Holocher
Retired, City of Fort Wayne

Pamela M. Kelly, MD
Community Leader, Appointed by FW Parks & Recreation

Raquel Kline
Language Services Network

Kim Lyman
TransWorks

Jeanne Mirro
Community Leader

Edmond C. O’Neal, III
Northeast Indiana Works

John Rogers
The Rogers Company

Larry Rowland
Retired, Lincoln National

Bart Shaw
Grand Wayne Center

John Stafford
Retired, IPFW Community Research Institute

Nancy Stewart
Community Leader

Ruth Stone
Purdue Fort Wayne

David Storey
Parkview Health

Thad Tegtmeyer
Sweetwater Sound

Nancy Townsend
City of Fort Wayne, Appointed by the City of Fort Wayne

Ryan Twiss
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Doug Wood
Sweetwater Sound