Shafer Leadership Academy Announces 2014 Board Officers

January 13, 2014, Muncie, IN – Shafer Leadership Academy, East Central Indiana’s nonprofit leadership development institute, recently elected board officers for 2014 at their January 9th board meeting.

Among the Shafer Leadership Academy officers named were: Steve Smith, CEO of Mid-West Metal Products Company – President; Lindsey Arthur, CEO of Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity – Vice President; Eric Lindley, Vice President & Regional Trust Manager for Old National Wealth Management – Treasurer; and Jaime Faulkner, Communication Coordinator for Mutual Bank – Secretary.

Ray Chambers, Chairman, President & CEO of Muncie Power Products and the 2013 Board President, was also recognized for his outstanding leadership of the organization over the past year and he will continue to serve on the board as Immediate Past President.

“Shafer Leadership Academy is having a significant impact on current and future leaders throughout East Central Indiana. I am honored to serve the board of directors, our partners, and our participants in this leadership role,” stated Shafer Leadership Academy Board President Steve Smith.

“As Executive Director, I am excited to work alongside our board and this group of officers  to fulfill the organization’s vision, which is to see vibrant communities and workplaces developed within East Central Indiana supported by skilled, collaborative and engaged leaders,” stated Richard Crist. “The commitment of our board of directors to see the organization fully realize its potential is inspiring and encouraging.”

To learn more about Shafer Leadership Academy, visit, or call 765.748.0403.