Lisa Anderson retired from a career in higher education career counseling in 2010 to become a mental health advocate for the South Bend community. She and her husband have two grown sons. As founder of the Clubhouse of St. Joseph County, she appreciates the support and collaboration that Oaklawn offers to Clubhouse and so many other organizations in our community.
Susan Bartush is a retired financial executive who specialized in commercial lending and personal financial planning. She lives in Granger with her husband and has a grown son and daughter. She enjoys working with Oaklawn because the organization offers comprehensive mental health care while continually raising awareness and hope for the many afflicted individuals and their families.
Christina Clauss is a Realtor with Century 21 Affiliated. She is originally from Goshen and lives in the Concord area with her daughter Carly and their dog Emmi. She enjoys volunteering with Oaklawn because their values and mission of all people are deserving of help and kindness is so important.
Minda Griffin is a Financial Consultant for Everence, which serves both Elkhart and St. Joseph county. In addition to serving on the Oaklawn Foundation Board, she also serves on the Boards for Oasis and Young Professionals. Minda lives in Goshen, close to family, with her husband Mike and together they enjoy volunteering in the community. She believes in the work and mission of Oaklawn and, as a board member, looks forward to giving back to an organization that has given so much to the community.
Nathaniel M. Jordan is a partner at Yoder Ainlay Ulmer & Buckingham LLP in his hometown of Goshen. He handles state and federal lawsuits of many kinds, both at the trial court level and on appeal. He also represents employers and governmental officials in general legal matters, and he writes, edits publications and gives talks in his practice areas. As a board member, he values the high-quality services that Oaklawn provides.
Melissa Kaser has focused her career on acting as a support staff in various aspects of the criminal justice, civil and probate systems. She lives in South Bend with her husband and has a well-blended family of four adult children and two wonderful grandsons. She enjoys working with Oaklawn because of the opportunity to bring the community together and advocate for those in need with awareness and understanding.
Lucas Landis is Owner and Chief Marketing Officer at Invign, LLC, a new start up manufacturer of RV components. He lives in Goshen with his wife Tara and two children, Emerson and Adah. Lucas volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and supports local human rights and environmental sustainability campaigns. He is passionate about helping those battling mental illness and wants to advocate and raise awareness for the needs of organizations like Oaklawn.
Angie Miller is a tax partner at Insight Accounting Group, which has offices in Goshen and Mishawaka. She and her daughter live in Lagrange County where she grew up and returned after college. Angie feels that early identification and treatment of mental illness is one of the biggest issues our country faces. She feels proud to have been a tiny part of seeing real change in this area through her service on the on the Oaklawn Foundation board for the past 10 years.
G. Lynn Morris
G. Lynn Morris is senior vice president at 1st Source Insurance where he specializes in risk management solutions for business clients. He resides in Goshen with his wife, Linda, and has an adult son living in Boston and a married daughter on staff at the University of Missouri. He appreciates the faith-based assistance Oaklawn provides to the community, especially the less fortunate.
Marissa Odom works in marketing for ANCON Construction and has experience in sales, project management and design. She is an advocate for mental health and well-being, as well as making sure everyone has access to information and the support they need. As a board member, she looks forward to making a difference in the communities Oaklawn serves.
Michelle Peters is the Director of Community Health and Well-Being for Saint Joseph Health System. She has worked for SJHS for more than 30 years. She lives in Mishawaka with her husband and two children. She is a proud member of Oaklawn Foundation Board and values their faith-based mission of caring for the whole of the individual, mind, body and spirit.
Don Stohler is retired from a career in financial services. He and his wife Claudia live in Elkhart. He enjoys serving on the Foundation Board because of the positive impact Oaklawn has on the community.
Chad Stoltzfus is a Commercial Banker in Goshen, specializing in business lending. He lives in Goshen with his wife and four kids. He enjoys serving on the Foundation Board due to the organization’s long-standing commitment to improving treatment for mental health in the Michiana area.
Phil Tom owns Independent Protection Company and Turtle Top, which manufactures lightning protection and commercial buses, respectively. He and his wife Jeannine (Cripe) Tom live on a small farm between Bristol and Middlebury and have two adult children, who both work in the five-generation family business. Phil has a passion for Oaklawn and what they represent because of how they tirelessly help and support our community with mental and family health awareness and treatment.
Patty Yates is the head of the Trust & Wealth Management department at First State Bank. She lives in the Millersburg area with her husband and has two children. She enjoys volunteering for Oaklawn because of their mission to eliminate the stigma around mental health issues. She believes Oaklawn is a good steward of their resources to provide superior treatment to their clients.