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)
Serving 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
Emeritus President & Co-founder – Serving since Nov. 2015
enn was an active member of the Brownsburg community since 2000, until her recent move to MI. She is the out-going Chair of Board and will serve as Emeritus Chair and President until elections in September 2019. Jenn will then continue to support the organization remotely on the Grant Committee, Newsletter and Media and continue to advise the board. Jenn’s goal, as a co-founder of BOAA, was to start an organization that her mom would have wanted to be involved with to stay active and connected to her community. Jenn’s mission is to provide Brownsburg older adults a better quality of life.
Tom Lacey – General Board Member
Serving 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
Serving 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.