Knox County Board

Kimiko Kahre

Kimiko Kahre is the Information Technology/Internal Control/General Administration Senior Manager.  A Japanese native she has lived in the United States for over 20 years and is married to a Knox County native.

Helen Seirp

Helen is the recently retired Vincennes Region president of Old National Bank.  She is a recognized community leader and has served on various boards in the county and region.

Ron Halter

Ron Halter, CPA  Is the Director of Quality Control for Kemper CPA group and is the most recent Past President of the United Way Board and a member of the Finance Committee.

Shyla Beam

Shyla Beam is a Knox County native and the Director of the Vincennes/Knox County Visitors and Tourism Bureau.  She got involved with the United Way because she felt they do great work in our community.  She serves on the marketing committee and assists with event and campaign promotion.

Tara Ellerman

Tara Ellermann is the Director of Human Resources at Good Samaritan.  She is originally from Mt. Vernon, Indiana but relocated to the area when she married her husband, Andy.  They have 3 children - Cooper, Luke and Mila.  Tara joined the United Way Board in January 2020 and is excited to get more involved and serve Knox County.