The Remington Wolcott Community Development Commission has a nine-member board of directors. The board of directors is responsible for overseeing the work in five focus areas: housing, economic development, children and family, senior citizens, and schools.
Sara DeYoung : Executive Director
Sara has a BS and BA from Purdue University, a Business Certificate from Ball State, and has gone through Ball State’s Economic and Community Development program. She has worked extensively with news media, local government, nonprofits, multinational organizations and small businesses. Her areas of expertise include: conservation, community development, business administration, and creative branding. As a small business owner and the daughter of small business owners, community and economic development is critically important to her. She is thrilled to be working for an organization that has taken a proactive approach to growth and improvement. She and her husband farm in Newton County and own JD Excavating.
Charlie Illingworth is relatively new to the Remington Wolcott area, having lived in the area for only 5 years. He brings a fresh perspective to the Remington Wolcott Community Development Commission on how to position his new home town for future growth. His goal is to improve the standard of living in the area to draw additional residents and business to the two communities. For Charlie, controlled growth is key, and will lead to increased school enrollment and new employment opportunities. He is also active on the Remington Town Board and as a trustee at First Christian Church.
Steve Kinsell has lived in the community longer than any other board member of the Remington Wolcott Community Development Commission. For 55 years, Steve has enjoyed the people and admired the communities’ passion to maintain a quality town. His first priority is growing the Tri-County School Corporation enrollment. He is also active with the Remington Lions Club, Jasper Foundation and Remington Redevelopment Commission. He holds an MBA in chemical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and a MBS from Indiana University.
Don Pampel : Children & Family Committee Chairman Irving Materials, Inc.Don Pampel knows Remington Wolcott. He’s lived here all his life. That’s why, as member of the Remington Wolcott Community Development Commission, he wants to funnel new ideas and promote the growth of the community but also maintain the feel of the small town oasis that he has come to love. Don also serves on the Tri-County School Board, Remington Park Board, Remington Area Historical Society and Sacred Heart Parish Council. He is part owner of an Indiana winery as well and enjoys history and genealogy.