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Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Welcomes Three New Team Members

Friday, April 23, 2021
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Melanie Douglas, Kelsey Eilers Lynn, Wes Scott

The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has announced three new team members who have joined their staff: Melanie Douglas, Kelsey Eilers Lynn, and Wes Scott.

Douglas joins the foundation as the asset development manager. Her previous roles include serving as the business development manager for the Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. in Indianapolis, Ind. and as the regional director for the Office of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly in Jeffersonville, Ind. She also served as the director of marketing and communications for One Southern Indiana in New Albany, Ind.

Lynn will serve as the donor services specialist and office administrator. Prior to joining CFSI, Lynn was the database administrator for Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology in Wickliffe, Ohio. Before that role, she worked as the events and development coordinator for People Working Cooperatively, a housing nonprofit in Cincinnati, as well as serving as the event manager at 21c Museum Hotels in Cincinnati.

Scott joins the foundation as communications and marketing officer from his previous role as marketing content developer at Amatrol, Inc. in Jeffersonville, Ind. Before Amatrol, Scott taught english and journalism at Jeffersonville High School (IN) and worked with the Boys and Girls Club in New Albany, Ind.

Linda Speed, president and CEO of the Community Foundation said, “We are thrilled to round out our team with Melanie, Kelsey, and Wes. They bring a great deal of knowledge and experience to the foundation, and their efforts will help us serve our donors and community partners even better than before.”

About CFSI
The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana was founded in 1991 as the region’s partner, resource and steward in philanthropy. The Foundation manages $143 million in charitable assets and over 260 individual funds – each of which supports the unique charitable intent of the donor who established the fund. Annually, the Foundation awards millions in grants and scholarships and is a National Standards certified community foundation. For more information about the Community Foundation, contact 812-948-4662 or visit

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