Jenn has been an active member of the Brownsburg community since 2000. She is the out-going Chair of Board and will serve as Emeritus Chair and advisor until elections in September 2019. Jenn is very passionate about helping seniors. When her mother, whom suffered from Alzheimer’s was still at home, Jenn and her family were at a loss as how to keep her mom active and to socialize. Jenn’s goal, as a co-founder of BOAA, was to start an organization that her mom would have wanted to be involved in to stay active and connected to her community. Giving Brownsburg older adults a better quality of life.
Shirley Reagan – Vice Chair
Served since Nov. 2015–Co-Founder
Current Vice Chair & Social Programs Chair
Shirley has been a resident of Brownsburg since 1969 and is originally from Indianapolis. She is married with two sons and two grandchildren. Shirley has a real estate license as well as 30 years’ experience as a Corporate Credit Analyst for a large manufacturing company. Shirley has really enjoyed her time on the board and enhancing the quality of life for the seniors in the brownsburg area.
Karen Bettner – Secretary (Community Outreach)
Served since Sept. 2018—Volunteer since 2016
Karen has lived in Brownsburg for 24 years. She is a medical social worker and has worked at Franciscan Health Indianapolis for the past 10 years. She attends Calvary UMC, along with her spouse, and is on the Missions Committee. Other volunteer opportunities included volunteering in the schools, coaching, and in the development of Blast Off Playground. Karen is blessed to have both sets of parents (hers and her spouse’s) living close, but has realized that community as well as family support, is so important in the aging process. Karen joined the Board of BOAA in the hopes of keeping current programs going and developing programs that can help keep seniors healthy and thriving in the Brownsburg community
Tom Lacey – General Board Member
Served since Sept. 2018—Supporter since 2015
Tom has been a long time resident of Brownsburg for over 43 years. He and his wife have raised their 2 sons. His wife is a retired teacher from Brownsburg. He is originally Anderson, IN and graduated from IU in 1973. Tom worked his entire career at Allison Transmission. He served for 6 years on the Town of Brownsburg Board of Zoning Appeal (BZA) and 2 years on the planning commission. Tom being a senior himself he knows the importance of making sure seniors are not overlooked. He is very excited to help BOAA grow and reach more seniors.
Tom Kmetz – Treasurer
Served since Sept. 2018—Contributor and supporter since 2015
Tom Kmetz has lived in Brownsburg for 20 years with his wife and 2 sons. He is a CPA and works at Mid America Clinical Laboratory as Chief Financial Officer. He is very interested in helping our local seniors and building programs for them. Tom has supported BOAA almost from the beginning with donations for the Holiday Drive. He is glad to be a member of the Board and is looking forward to growing BOAA.