Featured Board Members


Scholar Update: Ben Wicker

When local farmer Ben Wicker isn’t out on the farm, he is working to educate farmers about fertilizers and manure. Ben serves as the executive director for the non-profit organization Indiana Agriculture Nutrient Alliance. Ben is also father to three charming girls. Because of his daughters, Ben is very active at Milroy Elementary School where  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Larry Mull

Larry Mull is a proud resident of the Arlington community.  After returning to Rush County for retirement, he brings a unique perspective from his prior residency.  Sharing his time and talents with the Rush County Community Foundation is a perfect fit, as his easy-going manner allows him to relate well with the citizens and groups  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Marilyn Yager

With a career at Procter & Gamble, Marilyn Yager brings a keen business acumen to the board.  In her spare time, she digs into gardening, genealogy, and quilting while giving back to her community through various means, including the Rush County Community Foundation board where she currently serves as treasurer. Read more about Marilyn below:  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Phillip Morgan

From being a scholarship recipient to serving as a committee and board member, Phillip Morgan has experienced many facets of the Rush County Community Foundation.  Having served as board president in the past, he is a supporter of all things Rush County, where he now raises his family. His experience relative to the law and  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Karen Brashaber

Karen Brashaber is a lifetime Rush County resident and educator.  Raising her three children in our community and seeing firsthand the impact the RCCF can bring by having a child who was a Lilly Endowment Scholar, Karen has chosen to give back by serving as a board member.  Her service on committees and as the  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Greg Harcourt

A life-long Rush County resident, Greg Harcourt brings many years of business experience to the board. His easygoing, energetic nature leads him to serving various community organizations, where he serves willingly and in a thoughtful manner.  After working and raising his two children in Rush County, his understanding of the community and his deep, personal, and passionate  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Dr. Suellen Reed

Dr. Suellen Reed’s career in education has led her from the classroom to 16 years as the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Indiana.   Though she is formally retired, her volunteer involvements throughout Rush County and the state keep her active full-time!  Dr. Reed resides on her family farm and is serving her fifth year  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Diana White

Diana White is a proud proponent of the Rush County Community Foundation.  She supports her many committees with gusto and enthusiasm. Her personal and employment experiences have given her insight she is able to use for the betterment of the RCCF. Read about Diana below: Did you grow up in Rush County? Where did you  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Cindy Powers

Cindy Powers has strong feelings about the Rush County Community Foundation AND the Rush County community.  She has a passion for giving back to the community she has raised her children in and lived in her entire life.  The progression from board member to board president gives her a chance to give even more to  … Read more

Introducing our 2019 Board of Directors: Arika Marlatt

Arika Yager Marlatt is full of good ideas and energy.  From her job as a marketing specialist, to her entrepreneurial small business, to her involvement in other Rush County organizations, she brings knowledge as well as a passion for living her best life in Rush County.  Read about Arika below: Did you grow up in Rush County? Where  … Read more