2016-2017 Board of Directors

The Muncie-Delaware Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets each month on the third Tuesday of each month at 3:30 pm in the Chamber of Commerce Boardroom located within the Horizon Convention Center. Please see the calendar of events for specific dates.


Charlene Alexander
Ball State University

Andy Bowne 
Ivy Tech Community College

Chris Caldwell (Chair Elect)
MutualBank

J Chapman (V.C. Image)
Woof Boom Radio Group

Mark Ervin
Beasley & Gilkison, LLP

Chris Fancher (Sec./Treas.)
Muncie Power Products

John Littler (Past Chair)
Retired-Littler Diecast Corporation

Cheri O'Neill
Ball State Foundation

Jeff Parsons (V.C. Operations)
First Merchants Bank

Terry Pence
IU Health/Ball Memorial Hospital

Kirk Shafer
Meridian Health Services Corp.

Magi Kirkpatrick-Sikora (Chair )
Estep*Doctor & Co.

Scott Smalstig (VC Comm/Govt Rel)
Meridian Health Services

Steve Smith (V.C. Econ. Dev.)
Mid-West Metal Products, Inc.

Casey Stanley
Ontario Systems

 

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Jay Julian
Chief Economic Development Officer, President/CEO
Jay is a native Hoosier, born and raised in Marion, IN. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Millikin University, Decatur, IL in 1979. Jay joined the Muncie Chamber of Commerce on July 1, 2009. Julian is the former Executive Director of Development Services with City of Marion, IN. Prior to this, he was the Planning Director for the City of Anderson, IN. Jay has received awards for IACT Economic Recovery, Historic Preservation Commission Award, and Indiana Black Expo Chairman’s Award.
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Erin Ailstock
Membership Director
As the Membership Director for the Chamber, Erin is responsible for membership sales and retention. She also works to develop and implement programs and opportunities that provide value to Chamber members.
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Brenda Brumfield
Director of Community & Government Relations
Prior to joining the Chamber team, Brenda was a legislative aide for the Indiana House of Representatives, and a speechwriter for the House Republican caucus. Brumfield joined the Chamber staff in 1992. She worked as the Director of Advocacy until 1998 when she left to pursue other opportunities with her growing family. She rejoined the Chamber team as Director of Community & Government Relations in May of 2007. Her responsibilities include serving as a liaison between the business community and elected officials at the local, state and national level. She also plans events to allow chamber members the opportunity to interact with elected officials. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
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Nancy Norris
Human Resource Director and Executive Assistant
Born and raised in Muncie, Nancy Norris joined the Chamber of Commerce in 2006. Previously Vice President and Trust Office for Indiana Trust Co. and Vice President and Trust Officer at American National Bank, Norris earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Indiana Wesleyan University. Currently, Norris is the President of the Muncie Artist Guild, on the Board of the Altrusa Foundation, Vice President of Programs for the East Central Indiana Human Resource Association, and a member of Altrusa of Muncie.