Dr. Dave Jetmore, President
Dave Jetmore is a local Richmond physician and one of the founding members of RNR. He has a BS and MD degree from Indiana University. He founded Jetmore,
Bawa, and Hirons, Inc. upon moving to Richmond, and worked there until his retirement in 2015. During his medical career he also started two successful surgical centers that were ultimately sold to Ball Memorial Hospital and Reid Hospital. Dave started Lick Creek Farms, a grain producing enterprise that was also involved in raising registered Salers cattle. Dave also founded Stonehenge Concrete & Gravel which was ultimately sold to Ernst Enterprises. He has had a lifelong interest in historic preservation and has personally restored 2 historic Richmond properties as well as the 210 year old farm house where he lives with his wife, Cheri.
Shaun Dingwerth, Vice President
Shaun Thomas Dingwerth has served as the Executive Director at the Richmond Art Museum since 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Indiana University. Before becoming the Executive Director, he served as the Director of Operations for five years and served on the Board of Trustees of the Richmond Art Museum for three years. An author, his publication, The Richmond Group Artists, was released by Indiana University Press in 2014. He has also had articles published in national art magazines including Plein Air Magazine and Fine Art Connoisseur.
Dingwerth serves as a board director for West End Bank, Richmond Neighborhood Restoration Inc., Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce board, the Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau board and is the facilitator for the Wayne County Cultural Alliance and Arts Fusion.
Gail Connerley, Secretary
Gail serves as assistant vice president of development for Earlham College where she oversees the building of relationships with current and prospective constituents and securing charitable gifts. She also led multiple Earlham wilderness trips and co-led several off-campus research trips to Iceland. She previously worked at Bethany Theological Seminary as executive director of institutional advancement, overseeing friendraising and fundraising operations and institutional marketing and communications. Gail is active in the Richmond community, having served on the Chamber of Commerce Awards, Celebrations and Events Committee, the Wayne County Positive Place Initiative, and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors where she served as president and secretary. Gail currently serves as a board member for Cope Environmental Center and is a member of the Wayne County Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle. She is a member of the philanthropic education organization P.E.O., currently serving as vice president of Chapter CT.
Gail earned a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Wilmington College (Ohio) and lives in Richmond with her husband Jarrod and their dog Hooper.
Jason Troutwine, Treasurer
Jason serves as a Vice President of Reid Health. In his role, he provides executive leadership for Reid’s marketing & communications, community benefit program, community outreach, volunteer services department and Reid Foundation. Prior to joining Reid in January 2022, Jason served the IU East campus for eight years as Vice Chancellor for External Affairs. In that role, he provided administrative oversight of the campus' marketing, communications, web development, community relations, public affairs and government relations, advancement, alumni relations, event planning and community engagement programs. He also served as a member of the Chancellor's Cabinet. Jason currently serves as the Board Chair of the Preble County Chamber. He is also a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Wayne County board of directors, the Preble County Development Partnership board, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra board of directors and the IU East board of advisors. A graduate of Indiana University East, Jason lives in the Richmond – where he and his wife, Heather, raise their children who both attend college; Jackson (IU East) and Emma (Earlham College).
Ginger Gray, Trustee
Ginger’s decades-long philanthropic leadership - including the donated professional services she’s quietly provided over the years - have helped non-profit organizations raise over $3.5 million. Her leadership and service have strengthened and sustained our vibrant arts and culture organizations. This fundraising success has made Wayne County Home to a thriving art community and the envy of many communities much larger than ours. Ginger has volunteered for numerous non-profits over her philanthropic career. Her relationship with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra for nearly 30 years, exemplifies how her gift of philanthropic vision marks her as an exceptional leader. Ginger has served these organizations through thick and thin; she has launched new event-based fundraising models, providing significant capital for the organizations.
Eric Dimick Eastman, Trustee
Eric is a 1996 Earlham College graduate, a software developer and entrepreneur. Eric is a strategic problem-solver who cares deeply about communities. He’s also been a long-time friend of Richmond Neighborhood Restoration, volunteering on several of our projects.
J.P Hall, Emeritus
J.P. Hall is Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University, and teaches courses about the history and theory of the preservation movement. In addition, J.P. teaches courses pertaining to the economics, planning, law, and advocacy within the field. Prior to joining the faculty, J.P. was Director of the Eastern Regional Office (12 county region) for Indiana Landmarks, the largest statewide historic preservation organization in the country. He has a decade of experience within the historic preservation and downtown revitalization fields, and has been directly involved in numerous redevelopment projects and downtown revitalization initiatives. He graduated with a B.A. in history from Indiana University– Indianapolis, and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from CAP at Ball State University. J.P. has extensive experience working with communities, elected officials, property owners, and local organizations in re-purposing historic resources, downtowns, and neighborhoods.