We Develop Leaders
In Bartholomew County.
In everything we do, Leadership Bartholomew County (LBC) strives to develop, align, and inspire a diverse network of informed community leaders for the enhancement of Bartholomew County.
Through our annual signature program, we gather a group of new, emerging, and seasoned community leaders to discuss the most interesting and relevant topics in Bartholomew County.
It is our hope that informed citizens are engaged citizens, and that LBC is a catalyst for life-long commitment to community building in Bartholomew County.
In addition to serving on the LBC board, Anthony also serves as President of Toastmasters Club 2481 and is a Commissioner of the Columbus Housing Authority which ensures safe and affordable housing for Columbus Indiana residents.
Barbara is an active member of the Columbus Rotary Club and retired after 32 years from ArvinMeritor as Worldwide Director of Procurement.
Ms. Shafer has a Master's degree from Ball State in Adult & Community Education, a Bachelor's degree in Business; Human Resources from Indiana Tech, and an AAS in Accounting from Harrison College.
Ms. Shafer serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership Bartholomew County and is a volunteer on the United Way of Bartholomew County CIRT team.
Tracey is the Director of Education for Clarity (formerly Pregnancy Care Centers) of South Central Indiana. She has aided in the writing and facilitation of a number of educational curricula. Tracey currently sits on the board of Leadership Bartholomew County and the National Advisory Board of Ascend. She speaks to thousands of people annually through Clarity’s evidence based curriculum I Decide for Me. Tracey often writes articles and blogs for Clarity and is regularly asked to speak on the topic of holistic health in a variety of venues. h a primary prevention strategy, and as a national membership and advocacy
He is the chair of the Ivy Tech Community College statewide foreign languages committee and serves on local nonprofit boards in the Columbus community, including the Sans Souci Board of Directors and the Leadership Bartholomew County Board of Directors.
Kim is a Leadership Bartholomew County graduate from the 2014 class, and has been on the LBC Board of Directors since that time. While Kim did not grow up in the Columbus area she is very passionate about the city and everything that it has to offer.
While working as a Patrolman, he attained a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, and is a member of the Indiana State BAR and Bartholomew County BAR Associations.
He is currently appointed by the Indiana Supreme Court and local judges as the Bartholomew County mortgage facilitator, and has also served as an adjunct professor for both Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University Purdue University of Columbus.