Staff Members

Our staff stands ready to serve your needs.


Elizabeth Witt, Executive Director e-witt-close-up

Elizabeth joined the staff at the Foundation in September 2016 and was the face of the Foundation for those visiting our office. She began her tenure as executive director in January 2019.

Elizabeth’s family has lived in Blackford County for many generations. Elizabeth has a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in business administration.


Allison Millspaugh, Office Manager

Allison joined the Foundation staff in February 2020. Hers is the friendly face you see behind the reception desk when you enter the Blackford County Courthouse Annex. She is also providing services for the Hartford City Chamber of Commerce and the Blackford County Economic Development Corporation.

Allison is currently working on a degree in business administration and management from the University of Northwestern Ohio. Allison’s family are Blackford County natives, though Allison and her young daughter have just recently moved to the county from neighboring Grant County.


Linda Walker, Publications and Projects Manager

Linda has been at the Foundation since July 2010. She works primarily with the Foundation’s communication and marketing efforts. She is a longtime resident of Blackford County and brings her composition skills to the Foundation.