Board of Directors

James Goldman


Representing Harrison County

Barbara Crecelius

Vice President

Representing At-Large

Mary Alice Fortener


Representing Clark County

Tonya Fischer


Economic Dev. Coordinator

Representing Floyd County

Nathan Samuel

Childplace Executive Director

Representing Clark County

Jeff Gahan

Mayor of New Albany, IN

Representing Floyd County

Ishmael White

Ford Motor Company

Manager of IT for In-Plan Implementation

Representing Scott County

Chris Schwaniger

Horseshoe Southern Indiana

Representing Harrison County

Doug Drake


Personal Counseling Services

Representing Harrison County

Annette Roberts


Representing Floyd County

Advisory Council

Beth Preher


Representing At-Large

Ellen Kelley

Vice President

Representing Clark County

Alma Harris


Representing Clark County

Becky Jaenichen

Representing Floyd County

Tara Avis

Veteran Service Officer

Representing Harrison County

Ed Clere

Representing Floyd County

Kasandra A. Ramsey

Representing Floyd County

Glen Hammack

Veteran Service Officer

Representing Floyd County

Cheryl Fisher

Representing Harrison County

Leslie Robertson

Representing At-Large

Marquetta Percell

Representing Clark County

Pam Clark

Representing Clark County

Annette Lawler

Representing At-Large

Leslie Curry

Representing Clark County



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Lora Clark, MBA, BSN, RN

Chief Executive Officer

Lora assumed leadership in 2017, prior to this she served as Executive Director for Floyd Memorial Home Health for 13 years. She holds a BSN from Spalding University and an MBA from Webster University. Lora is responsible for overall organizational administration, staffing, planning, administration, and direction of LifeSpan Resources, the Area 14 Agency on Aging, and is accountable for attainment of the objectives of the Area 14 Agency on Aging.

Earlene Bennett

Executive Assistant

Earlene provides clerical support for the Executive Director, Board & Advisory Council. She spearheads the development of the agency’s annual Area Plan including an area-wide Needs Assessment survey every 4th year.  Earlene maintains agency manuals and assists with the Senior Games. Earlene is responsible for the telephone/voice mail systems and volunteer recruitment and utilization.

Lucy Koesters

Chief Business Development Officer

Lucy is responsible for the strategic planning and oversite of the Nutrition, Wellness, Transportation, and Development departments.  She implements business initiatives to improve LifeSpan’s community programs, communications, market position and financial growth.  Prior to joining LifeSpan in 2012, Lucy held a number of positions working on behalf of seniors in the Louisville, Kentucky area. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, but thoroughly enjoys life as a Hoosier.

Drew Landreth

Director of Care Coordination

Drew is responsible for providing leadership to the Care Coordination team. He serves as project lead for new initiatives which include implementation of the agency’s Aging & Disability Resource Center, private contracts and obtaining national accreditation.

Angela Marino

Chief Operating Officer

Angela is responsible for provider recruitment/ enrollment, contract utilization, quality assurance, and budget coordination. She supervises staff involved in Care Management, Information and Assistance, Family Caregiver, and Ombudsman programs. Vickie serves as the agency’s HIPAA privacy officer. She has been with the agency for 15 years.

Leslie Meek

Chief Financial Officer

Leslie is responsible for all aspects of the Fiscal management of the agency.  She also has the responsibility of obtaining and coordinating all agency and employee insurance as well as responsibility for Human Resources Administration.

Ramona Miller

Director of Nutrition & Transportation


Ramona oversees the day to day operations of the home delivered meals program (Meals to Go!), congregate nutrition meal sites, senior centers, and evidence-based wellness programs.  Ramona is also responsible for the LifeSpan Transportation program which provides both non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) as well as social transportation.

Michael Kolodziej

Community Engagement Director


Michael is responsible for developing marketing materials, managing public relations, grant research and writing, and coordinating fundraising activities such as LifeSpan’s Senior Games and Voice and Vino at the Casino. Michael earned a Master’s in Public Administration specializing in Nonprofit Management from University of Louisville and a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Michael has worked for various nonprofits in the Kentuckiana area.


Effective:  January 1, 2018


Re: I.C. 5-14-1.5-1 et seq., also known as Public Law 57 of the Acts of the 1977 Legislature


To Whom It May Concern:


Pursuant to the above-mentioned Public Law, this is to advise you about meeting dates for the

Board of Directors and Advisory Council of Lifespan Resources, Inc.



Board of Directors Meetings: 2nd Monday of Each Month

11:30 AM – Lunch     11:45 AM – Meeting


Advisory Council Meetings: 3rd Monday of Each Month

11:45 AM – Lunch     12:00 Noon – Meeting


*  Due to a Holiday on February 18, the Advisory Council meeting will be held February 25.


*  The Board & Advisory will hold a joint meeting on December 9 at a location TBD.


Meeting Location:

LifeSpan Resources, Inc.

Board Room

33 State Street, 3rd Floor, Board Room

New Albany, IN.  47150


View and download a .pdf of the meeting dates.





Clark and Floyd Counties 812-948-8330

Harrison and Scott Counties 888-948-8330 Toll Free




33 State St 3rd Floor, New Albany, IN 47150




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