Officers and Board Members
Damian Sage, Founder
Damian is 10 years old and is a 4th grader at John Glenn Elementary School. He is our Spokesperson, and has been interviewed by television stations.
Chip Dean, President
Chip is the owner of Integrety Academy of Martial Arts and Dean's Auto Detail in Plymouth, IN. Chip has been on numerous local non-profit boards over the years.
Mark R. Sage, VP/Secretary and Treasurer
Mark is Senior Managing Director of Wyndham Capital Group, LLC, Tampa, Florida. Wyndham Capital is a Middle Market M&A Consulting Firm. Mark has served on non-profit boards including The Humane Society of Pinellas County Florida and The Second Harvest Food Bank.
Cathy L. Sage, Board Member
Cathy is President of Robert Sage Careers, LLC, an Executive Search Firm specializing in the Modular Structures Industry. The firm has been in operation since 1969. Cathy has served on non-profit boards including the Second Harvest Food Bank and Project Home-Again.
Joe Barnes, Board Member
After 30 years with GMAC, Joe got a chance to fulfill one of his bucket lists. His passion, bicycles, allowed him to purchase the only remaining Bike Shop in Marshall County, RideonBikes and Rentals. He sold, rented and repaired bicycles and served many of the leaders of the county. His skills were honed as a bicycle mechanic and there were very few repairs that befuddled him. He taught several people how to complete repairs, change a flat tire and properly care for their bicycle.
Daniel Brashere-Atkinson, Board Member
Daniel is an avid bicycle rider and race competitor. He is a SSG Retired, US Army.
Norma Brashere-Atkinson, Board Member
Norma is a Certified Cycling Instructor
Gene Reese - Board Member
Gene has been married to Marsha for 54 years and is retired from 23 exciting years as Athletic Director of Ancilla College. He has enjoyed serving or is currently serving on various boards: Koontz Lake Missionary Church and their Deacon's Board, Walkerton Town Council, Christian Food Pantry of Walkerton, Cultivate Food Rescue Board, and Tyner High School Alumni.
Mirna Dault - Board Member
Mirna retired Dec 31, 2020 after enjoying a 47-year career in computers. She has served on the boards of other non-profits such as Northern Indiana Quail Unlimited, and the Christian Community Food Pantry in Walkerton. Mirna has worked on securing grants to cover operating expenses for Heminger House, a Domestic Violence Shelter and Turkey Tracks, guided turkey hunting for terminal or handicapped hunters. She also enjoys gardening, sewing and leisure travel with her husband of 38 years, Mike.
Daniel Bowers - Board MemberDan is an Application Consultant with Rockwell Automation. He has been with the company for 17 years. Dan has a BS/MBA from Purdue University. He is also the current owner of a startup Real Estate Company, Hoosier Homestead Realty Solutions, which is in Koontz Lake, IN. Hoosier Homestead Realty’s purpose is to help members of the community that serve, buy/sell homes with reduced costs. Dan has a wife and two daughters, and resides in Koontz Lake, IN. He is a member of Parkside Community Church located in Argos, and is becoming more active volunteering and serving those in need.