About Us

About Us

Purpose of SIHCDC

To promote the general and public welfare of the residents of the Indiana Counties of Bartholomew, Decatur, Dearborn, Henry, Jackson, Jennings, Lawrence, Morgan, Ripley, Rush, and Scott by promoting and furthering in any way consistent with their individual and collective general and public welfare purposes the enhancement and development of the social, economic and physical resources of these communities and their residents to the extent that the common good and general welfare of the community is served and, in particular, to improve the quantity and quality of housing in these communities and to assist in the development of employment opportunities in these communities, particularly for persons of low to moderate-income.

2024 Board Members

Board MemberOrganization/PositionCity/County
Staci MullinsAIDS Healthcare Foundation-Midwest Regional DirectorScott
Marie DauschDirector of New HorizonsRipley
Janice Nickeo-PendergrassBertha’s Mission-Executive DirectorLawrence
Diane DoupLincoln Central Neighborhood Family CenterBartholomew
Charity WilderPrevious Township TrusteeDecatur
Bryan MessmoreCity of Lawrenceburg – City Coordinator/Redevelopment DirectorDearborn
Mack PorterCity of Martinsville-Executive Assistant to the MayorMorgan
Kathy ErtelJennings County Economic Development CommissionJennings
Pat CoonsRush County Victim Assistance/Board MemberRush
Beverly MatthewsRetired Executive Director -Henry County Community FoundationHenry
Megan CherryAnchor House Family Assistance Center & PantryJackson

2024 Officers

President – Mack Porter
Vice President – Marie Dausch
Treasurer – Bryan Messmore
Secretary – Pat Coons

Finance Committee
President – Mack Porter
Treasurer – Bryan Messmore

Staffed by ARa

Tobi Herron
Executive Director

Rob Lilly
Facility Manager

Darian Collier
Community and Grants Analyst

Angie Newman

2024 SIHCDC Board Meeting Dates

  • Friday, February 2
  • Friday, April 5
  • Friday, September 6
  • Friday, December 6

2024 Holidays

  • Jan. 1 (Mon.): New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 15 (Mon.): Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Feb. 19 (Mon.): Presidents’ Day
  • May 27 (Mon.): Memorial Day
  • June 19 (Wed.): Juneteenth
  • July 4 (Thurs.): Independence Day
  • Sept. 2 (Mon.): Labor Day
  • Oct. 14 (Mon.): Columbus Day
  • Nov. 5 (Tues.): General Election Day
  • Nov. 11 (Mon.): Veterans Day
  • Nov. 28 (Thurs.): Thanksgiving Day
  • Dec. 25 (Wed.): Christmas Day