Changes announced to foundation board

Changes announced to foundation board

Hutchinson Community Foundation announces changes to its board of directors.

Lisa French succeeds Susan Buttram as board chair. Buttram, whose term expired, served as a board member for eight years and as chair for three years.

French is project coordinator for the Cheney Lake Watershed, a project of the Reno County Conservation District, where she works with farmers to protect and improve water quality. She also serves on the Reno County Planning Commission. She farms with her husband, Jim, near Partridge.

Dashona Mahoney follows French as board vice chair. Mahoney also chairs the foundation’s Strategic Impact Committee. She works for Data Center Inc. and serves on the Hutchinson Emancipation Day Committee, the Leadership Reno County Alumni Association board and Stage 9 board. She and her three children are active in community arts and live in Hutchinson.

Michelle Inskeep, loan officer and president of the Peoples Bank and Trust branch at 1020 N. Main St., joins the board for a three-year term. Inskeep held various roles at Commerce Bank for 12 years before moving to Peoples, where she has worked for 12 years.

In 2014, she was honored as the Credit Professional of the Year through Credit Professionals International and received the Community Spotlight Award from Peoples Bank and Trust. She recently completed a 16-week course on financial statement analysis through the American Bankers Association.

Inskeep is a member of the Hutch Chamber board and Downtown Economic Development Committee and has served on the Downtown Coalition and Cause for Paws board. She also graduated from Leadership Reno County and is a community volunteer.

She holds an associate degree from Hutchinson Community College and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Friends University. Inskeep lives in Hutchinson with her husband, David. They have three children.

Jon Richardson joins the board for a three-year term. He operates Richardson Brothers Construction with his brother, Ross.

Richardson was raised in Reno County and graduated from Nickerson High School. After graduating from Kansas State University, he moved to North Carolina where he worked in the design and sale of specialty hydraulic systems for military, mining and construction equipment manufacturers.

He lives in Hutchinson and serves on the Hutchinson Planning Commission and the Building Trades Board. Richardson and his wife, Janice, have two children.