Our Staff

Sherri Knieriem

Chief Executive Officer

Sherri Knieriem

Sherri joined the staff in September 2019 with extensive marketing, program management and advancement operations experience. Sherri’s prior role was Associate Director, Marketing and Annual Giving, at the Indiana University Foundation, where she worked for over 20 years. Read more...

Sherri joined the staff in September 2019 with extensive marketing, program management and advancement operations experience. Sherri’s prior role was Associate Director, Marketing and Annual Giving, at the Indiana University Foundation, where she worked for over 20 years. She is experienced at leading teams, managing budgets and marketing efforts that drive organizational awareness and branding. She was integral in helping create, manage and implement award-winning work in advertising, publications and interactive media. Sherri is active in her community as a board member of Owen County YMCA. Sherri earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Indiana University Bloomington. A Daviess County native, Sherri is married and has 3 school-age children.

Katie Stout

Program Manager

Katie joined the staff of the Foundation in September 2019. A graduate of University of Southern Indiana, Katie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Interactive Media Design. She enjoys helping grow the Foundation and spread the word about how the Foundation can help in our community. Read more...

Katie joined the staff of the Foundation in September 2019. A graduate of University of Southern Indiana, Katie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Interactive Media Design. She enjoys helping grow the Foundation and spread the word about how the Foundation can help in our community. She previously served as Treasurer and Secretary for the Jasonville High School-Shakamak High School Alumni Association. Katie resides in Jasonville with her family.

Emily Cook

Community Relations Coordinator

Emily joined the staff in November 2020 with experience in the arts, education, and copyediting. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in music education at Lawrence University in Wisconsin, after which she obtained a master’s degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Read more...

Emily joined the staff in November 2020 with experience in the arts, education, and copyediting. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in music education at Lawrence University in Wisconsin, after which she obtained a master’s degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Beyond her part-time role at the Foundation, she is also the part-time band director at St. Vincent School in Bedford and performs as a clarinetist with the Evansville Philharmonic and the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Emily is looking forward to helping the Foundation build connections in the community and to fostering dialogue between organizations and individuals working to serve the people of Greene County. Emily is a native of Lima, Illinois, and is a proud stepmom to two children.

Our Board

Ruan Fougerousse

President

Retired, Teacher

Resides in Switz City

Nancy Enstrom

Vice President

Retired, Nurse

Resides in Jasonville

John Crowe

Treasurer

CPA, Telecommuter

Resides in Owensburg

Melonie Graves

Secretary

Grant Township Trustee

Resides in Switz City

Steve Clark

Board Member

Retired, Crane

Resides in Bloomfield

Steve Corbin

Board Member

Crane/Owner Feed Store Beer Co.

Resides in Bloomfield

Linda Haseman

Board Member

Retired

Resides in Linton

Kimberly Francis-Provo

Board Member

Office Manager/HR Bunge

Resides in Worthington

Rockelle Reynolds

Board Member

Attorney

Resides in Linton