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.
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.
Matt Lentsch is executive director of the Oaklawn Foundation, where he develops and implements comprehensive fund development strategies that promote the organization. He and his wife, Connie, live in Mishawaka and have four daughters and six grandchildren. He is committed to sustaining and furthering the life-changing and life-saving services that Oaklawn provides in our community.
John King is a trust and financial advisor at Everence Financial and resides in Goshen with his wife, Kelli. John’s interest in Oaklawn’s Foundation Board is leveraging charitable funding to maximize Oaklawn’s mission.
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.
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.
John Place is President of Ancon Construction and currently serves on the Board of Directors for four organizations, including Goshen Chamber of Commerce, EDC of Elkhart County, Concord Rotary and Oaklawn Foundation. John lives in Goshen with his wife, Patty, and they have two grown children. He enjoys volunteering on the Foundation Board because Oaklawn is an effective organization that makes a difference.
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.
As President & CEO of Bradley Company, Brad leads the firm with over 20 years of real estate transaction and management experience. Brad is also a dedicated family man, residing in the area with his wife, Katie, and their two children. As a proponent of holistic health, Brad works with Oaklawn to see the people in his company and community live a life with physical health and mental wellness.
John Wilford is a facilities and clerical worker at a law firm in south bend and former manufacturing leader and cabinet-maker. He lives in South Bend and has an adult son and daughter and three grandchildren. As a consumer of services at Oaklawn after a life-altering brain trauma, John receives deep satisfaction helping others in their recovery through the Oaklawn Consumer Advisory and Foundation boards.
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.