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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for strategic planning of short term and long term collaborative goals, developing monitoring committees, and guiding the collaborative process toward the achievement of the BCF’s mission.

The Executive Committee consists of (2) Co-Chairs, (2) Vice Co-Chairs, Secretary, Treasurer, Past Chair, Youth Community Representative, Adult Community Representative, Senior Community Representative, Education Representative, Business Representative, Faith Based Representative, Fiduciary Representative (non-voting position), and Butler County Integrated Services Representative (non-voting position).  Additionally, the BCF Coordinator (non-voting position) attends all Executive Committee meetings.

NOTE:  Elections will be held for the following positions in November 2023:
-Co-Chair: currently held by Becky Clouse, Independence Health System.  Becky is eligible for a second 2-year term.
-Senior Community Representative : this is a 2-year term with eligibility for a consecutive 2 year term.

Please refer to
BCF By-Laws for more information on Executive Committee position descriptions and responsibilities.

2023 Executive Committee

Co-Chair Becky Clouse, Independence Health System
Linda Thoma, Tri-County Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Vice Co-Chair Scott "Howie" Dittman, Evig Solutions
Vice Co-Chair Bob Sherwin, Bethany Christian Services
Treasurer Janet Arida, Highmark Caring Place
Secretary Caitlin Painter, Community Member
Business Representative Cindy MacTaggart, State Farm Insurance
Education Representative Tricia Pritchard, Butler County Community College

Faith Based Representative Pastor Joel Benson, Trinity Lutheran Church
Youth Community Representative Emily Snow, Glade Run Lutheran Services
Adult Community Representative 
Ken Clowes, Butler County Community College
Senior Community Representative OPEN
Fiduciary Representative Lena Southworth, Center for Community Resources
Butler County Integrated Services Representative Amanda Feltenberger, Butler County Human Services
Past Chair Joshua Strelbicki, Children's Advocacy Center of Butler County

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