Amy Streator

Executive Director
As the Executive Director, Amy has the ability to fulfill her passion for giving back to her community, her home, and her neighbors. Amy’s work centers on assisting donors and charitable organizations in fulfilling their charitable dreams and providing leadership to address critical needs through effective grant-making, with a focus on maintaining vibrant communities and a high quality of life in rural America. Amy’s favorite part about her role at the Ripley County Community Foundation is working with inspiring people who have a passion to fulfill their charitable desires which will enhance the betterment of Ripley County.

Fun Fact: Amy’s favorite way to explore Ripley County is on a bicycle. Her love of cycling started as a freshman at Indiana University when she joined the Little 500 team, Wright Cycledelics. Amy rode in 4 Little 500 races!

Amy Wonnell

Marketing Officer
Amy started as a volunteer at the Community Foundation in 2004 and transitioned into the role of the Marketing Officer in February of 2018. Her role includes creating and editing marketing content, such as graphic design, social and print media, and website updates. She loves working for the Community Foundation because she is passionate about serving other nonprofit organizations across Ripley County.

Fun Fact: Amy loves spending time with her family, cooking, and enjoys watching action / comedy movies.

Amelia Comer

Assistant Program Coordinator - Genesis
Amelia started her career as an English teacher who fell in love with all things technology and quickly transitioned to Computer Science, then further expanded her knowledge by adding Engineering. Amelia taught for 12 years, six of those in STEM curriculum. As the Assistant Program Coordinator for Genesis: Pathways to Success, Amelia is excited to expand the opportunities that she has developed for her students to other students around the county.

Fun Fact: Amelia enjoys playing video games, but more specifically, designing video games. She combines her passion for writing with video game design to create games and teach her children how to do the same.

Clarice Patterson

Director of Genesis
Clarice first became affiliated with the Ripley County Community Foundation when she became a founding member of Ripley Youth Outreach in 2015. To continue her philanthropic efforts, Clarice transitioned to the Director of Genesis: Pathways to Success where she works with the local public and private schools to ensure students have access to high-quality experiential learning opportunities, during school and after-school. As a result, Clarice is passionate about planning and implementing co-curricular programming opportunities for students in Ripley County, such as Kids Riding Bikes, Future Ready Robotics Camp, and the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. Creating a STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Ecosystem that is innovative, challenging, and fun for students is an invaluable and rewarding experience for her.

Fun Fact: In her free time, Clarice loves the opportunity to travel and try new foods while embracing new cultural surroundings. She is also very fond of visiting zoos and aquariums to learn about plants and animals.

Janice Lamping

Assistant Program Coordinator
Janice is the newest member of the Ripley County Community Foundation team. She is passionate about helping the community and making our students aware of what we have to offer. As the Assistant Program Coordinator, Janice will assist in the development and implementation of program content, community outreach, and advancing the mission of the foundation.

Fun Fact: Outside of her work, she loves spending time with family and her new grandson. She hopes to be able to do more traveling in her spare time.

John Kellerman, II

Board Attorney
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