OUR BOARD

Our Board of Directors are some of the largest advocates and supporters of our organization. We are grateful for an engaged Board of Directors who are committed to our vision for all children to achieve success in life.
(Click on the board member's name for a blog post with more information.) 

READY TO SERVE?  Click here for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors Application. 

MATT REFFETT

LeasePlan USA

Board President​

Serving on the board since 

September 2017

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Childhood Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

SARAH KENOYER

Deaconess Health Systems

Board Vice President  

Former Big Sister

Serving on the board since 

May 2018

Favorite Food: Anything Italian

Favorite Childhood Movie:  
Lion King

DREW ZUCKERMAN

Harding, Shymanski and Co.

Board Treasurer

Serving on the board since 

January 2020

Favorite Food: Pizza (NY Style, of course) 

Favorite Childhood Movie: The Sandlot and The Mighty Ducks

SHERRI BELL

CenterPoint Energy 

Serving on the board since 

July 2020

Favorite Food: Bacon Cheeseburger

Favorite Childhood Movie: Grease 

TANYA MERKEL

One Main Financial  

Board Secretary  

Former Big Sister​

Serving on the board since 

June 2019

Favorite Food: Pickles

Favorite Childhood Movie: 
The Labrynth

WALT CASWELL

Owner/Operator Propertpros, Inc./Realtor Keller Williams Capital Realty

Former Little & Big Brother​

Serving on the board since 

March 2021

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Childhood Movie: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

JASON LONG

Old National Bank  

Past Board Secretary  

Former Big Brother

Serving on the board since 

February 2016

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Childhood Movie: Karate Kid

MANDY KOESTER

Heritage Federal Credit Union

Former Big Sister

Serving on the board since 

August 2016

Favorite Food:  Italian

Favorite Childhood Movie:
Teen Witch

KEATON MILLER

Old National Bank  

Past Board President  

Former Big Brother

Serving on the board since

July 2017

Favorite Food: Mexican food

Favorite Childhood Movie: The Sandlot

EMILY PATTON

Escalade Sports  

Current Big Sister

Serving on the board since 

June 2019

Favorite Food: Candy!

Favorite Childhood Movie: 
Balto

PHILIP SMITH

Evansville Police Department

Serving on the board since 

October 2018

Favorite Food: Anything fried

Favorite Childhood Movie: All Action movies. Rambo, Commando, and The Last Dragon

AARON VEECH

Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union 

Serving on the board since 

June 2020

Favorite Food: Pizza 

Favorite Childhood Movie: Home Alone