Board Members

Board Members

The volunteer Board of Directors is fiscally responsible for the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie. The role of governance includes 1) establishing identity and strategic direction; 2) ensuring resources; and 3) providing oversight. The Board is led by elected officers and conducts its work through committees and regular meetings in partnership with the Chief Professional Officer and staff.

James Mitchell


Ball State University

Brian McKay



WaTasha Griffin



James Mitchell was born in Chicago and has made his home in Muncie, Indiana since 2000. He earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Northern Illinois University when he found his career passion: working with college-aged people. He is very involved in the Muncie community and, before joining the Boys and Girls Club of Muncie, has served previously on the boards of TEAMwork for Quality Living (now Delaware County Circles), Muncie Parks and Recreation, & Muncie Young Professionals.
Mitchell currently works at the Ball State University Career Center helping match career passions and employer needs as the Associate Director for Employer Relations.  James and his team coordinate employer outreach on behalf of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni. He currently serves professionally as the president of the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers.
James added to his family this winter by adopting a Labrador Retriever named Lady.

Ross Swallow




Michelle Antobella, Ball Memorial Hospital/IU Health

Dr. Steven Baule, Muncie Community Schools

Angela Beck, Old National Bank

Dr. Jeff Bird, Ball Memorial Hospital/IU Health

Caleb Churchill, Pete’s Duck Inn

Brandon Coppernoll, Ball State University

Char Hawkins, YOC

Ben Hotmire, Taylor University

Ryan Hunter, TechWise Academy

Matt Kantz, Elsevier

Lori Mathis, Meridian Health Services

Robert Phillips, Ontario Systems

LaKoya Rochell, Ivy Tech Community College

Angelia Stone, Hope For Women Magazine

Jason Walker, Muncie Sheriff’s Department

Bob Weaver, Wayne Bank

Andrea Wells, United Insurance Agencies

Chase Winkle, Muncie Police Department

Katie Wray, Coldwell Banker Lunsford