Meet the People Who Make The Community Foundation Work.

Please contact us at 400 North Whitley Street, Columbia City, IN 46725. Or call us at 260-244-5224. If you’d like to be added to our mailing list, click here and send us an email with your name and address. We’ll be sure and add you to our mailing.

Chelsey Barrell

Chelsey Barrell

Communications Director

Chelsey Barrell has been with the Foundation for over 7 years. Chelsey helps spread the word about events and happenings at the foundation, via social media. Chelsey also administers scholarships and during scholarship time, she is the person that can answer your questions about scholarships.

Sheena Stewart

Sheena Stewart

Accounting Assistant

Sheena has been with the foundation for about a year. She is the bookkeeper for the foundation. If you need to make a donation, have a check written for your organization, or need a fund statement, Sheena is the one you can contact.

Vanessa Bills

Vanessa Bills

Chief Operating Officer

Vanessa Bills has been at the foundation for over 19 years. Along with producing the financial statements for the foundation, Vanessa also is the person you need to see if you are applying for grants from the foundation.

September McConnell

September McConnell

Chief Executive Officer

September McConnell has been the director of the Foundation for over 20 years. September helps fulfill donor’s wishes. She assists nonprofits whenever needed and just works with the community to make it a better place to live.