Board and Advisory Board Members

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rev. Glenn O’Connor 
(1952-2019)

 Glen

Fr. Glenn was Pastor of St. Susanna parish in Plainfield, Indiana. He was ordained in 1980 and has spent his priesthood years in parishes in Connersville and Indianapolis. Fr. Glenn was the oldest of 8 children and has 34 nieces and nephews, all of whom actively support Seeds of Hope. Fr. Glenn called himself” privileged” to be co-founder of Seeds of Hope in 1999 and felt truly honored to serve the ladies of Seeds of Hope. He was the Board President since its beginning.

(President)
Charlie Mullen

VP Ace Rent A Car

Charlie Mullen web 

Charlie is COO of ACE Rent A Car Reservations, Inc. and has been with ACE for 48 years. He has been an active supporter of Seeds of Hope for over a decade, and formally joined our organization in 2009 as a member of our Development Committee. In 2011, he accepted the request to serve on the Board of Directors, while continuing on the Development Committee. Charlie has served as President since 2019, after the passing of Father Glenn.

 

Michelle Hentz

Seeds of Hope Graduate 

 

 

Michelle is a special asset to our Board of Directors. She was a resident of Seeds of Hope in 2004. After her graduation, she continued to stay actively involved. Michelle has volunteered in numerous capacities; has mentored residents; and has served as “resident photographer” for Seeds of Hope events for years. In 2012, she graciously accepted our invitation to serve on the Board of Directors and continues to be a vital part of Seeds of Hope. In 2017, Michelle celebrated her 13 years of sobriety, and continues to be an inspiration to all at Seeds of Hope.

 

(Treasurer)

Susan Palmer

Business Manager, St. Susanna Catholic Church

Susan 

Susan has served Seeds of Hope since January 2013 as Treasurer. She has spent her career leading the accounting areas in manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation industries.

She is currently the Business Manager at St. Susanna parish.

Fr. Glenn O’Connor influenced Susan’s involvement with his passion and enthusiasm for Seeds of Hope. Susan is the administrator for the organization’s Facebook page.

 

STAFF

Vice President

Sean O’Connor

 

Secretary

Windy Noble

 

Executive Director

Marvetta Grimes


Administrator

Sherri Outlaw

 

Assitant Administrator of Development and Contract Worker

Beverly Brewer

 

Bookkeeper

Janet Hubbard

 

Deanna Jones

Contract Staff

 

Michelle Rogers

Contract Staff

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Judge Annie Christ 

Marcia Cossell

Attorney: Lee & Fairman, LLP.

 

Jerry Lathrop

Retired Trust Advisor: J. P. Morgan

 

Judge David Shaheed

Marion Superior Court, Civil Division

 

Lola Materna

Rx Patient Assistance Representative

 

Dennis Hickle

CPA, Hickle CPA Group

 

Katie Carson

Insurance Agent, Carson Agency, Inc.

 

Joseph (Joe) Hayes

Program Coordinator, Integration Recovery Unit at Community Hospital North