LEADERSHIP

HEATHER WILLIAMS

HEATHER WILLIAMS

  • Task Force Chair

Heather Williams moved to Muncie to attend Ball State University, where she earned a B.A. in History and Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Urban and Regional Planning. Heather worked as a Planner within the City of Muncie's office of Community Development with both the Unsafe Building Hearing Authority and the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3. In utilizing NSP3 funding to revitalize a section of West Main Street within the Old West End neighborhood, she gained a greater understanding and passion for neighborhood based revitalization efforts.

Heather also worked as a code enforcement officer within the City of Muncie's Building Commissioner's office before joining Ball State's Office of Community Engagement as the program manager of Building Better Neighborhoods. She is actively involved in local housing issues as President of the Board of Directors for ecoREHAB of Muncie, Inc. and member of Pathstone Housing Corporation's Advisory Board. Heather also serves as secretary for the Roy C. Buley Center's Board of Directors and is an active member of her neighborhood association.

AIMEE FANT

AIMEE FANT

  • MAP Neighborhood Coordinator
Aimee Fant is Neighborhood Coordinator for Muncie Action Plan, Executive Director of Cancer Services of East Central Indiana-Little Red Door, is Co-Founder of Muncie Matters, is a writer/photojournalist, served as a former public educator through Muncie Community Schools at the Youth Opportunity Center and a Delaware County CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate for Children). Fant was born and raised in Muncie, has 3 children who she has chosen to also raise in Muncie and attended Ball State University. She has served as Co-Director twice and produced content for 5 separate interations of “The Facing Project”, is on the Delaware County Drug Task Force and on the Healthy Communities Alliance for Delaware and Blackford County. She is among a team of collaborative community organizers whose efforts are to help Muncie realize and live up to its full potential.
ISABELLE SOWERS

ISABELLE SOWERS

  • Task Force 2 Volunteer Coordinator

Want to get the word out about a neighborhood block party? Need to drum up interest in a new Neighborhood Association, crime watch, or playground? Isabelle works with the Task Force 2 Leader and Neighborhood Association Presidents and can assist in organizing volunteers and spreading the word to residents.

"It’s important to volunteer in your community. When I see good things come about in the community, it makes me proud and feel determined to do more; just like working in your garden and seeing it bear fruit due to hard work. It’s important to support your commUNITY by volunteering." -Isabelle Sowers

Interested in volunteering or learning more? Call 282-2294 or fill out the form below:

AFFILIATE PROGRAMS

MuncieNeighborhoods.org, provided by the Muncie Action Plan and Ball State University, offers a wide array of resources for Muncie neighborhoods, including the latest news on neighborhood projects, events, and resources.
The annual Intentional Development and Education for Association Members (IDEA) Conference brings together community members to receive leadership training, share best practices about neighborhood development, and celebrate successes. Provided in partnership by Building Better Neighborhoods, the Shafer Leadership Academy, the City of Muncie, the Vectren Foundation, and Muncie Action Plan.

ACTION ITEMS