2015 - 2016 Council Award of Excellence
   2014 - 2015 Council Award of Excellence
   2013 - 2014 Vice Presidents' Award for highest average competition points

2017 - 2018 Lincoln Trail Council Board of Directors

Below is your IMA Council Leadership that is here to serve you! Connect with them via email or at a quarterly council meeting!

Lincoln Trail Council Officers, Directors, and Committee Members

President, Susan Maddux, CPA
          • Email: Susan Maddux
          • Financial Reporting and Quality Assurance Analyst, Country Music Foundation, Inc.
          • Home Chapter: Nashville - Past President
          • Accomplishments:
            • Under leadership as President of the Nashville Chapter from 2012-2014, the Nashville Chapter accomplished the following:
            • In 2012 - 2013, Chapter awarded the Carter Award and Runner-Up in Community Service.
            • In 2013 - 2014, Chapter received the Gold Award for
              Newsletter and Runner-Up in Community Service.
            • Chartered two new student chapters, MTSU and WKU.
            • 2014 - 2018 IMA Global Research Foundation Director
            • 2015 - 2016 IMA Global Annual Conference Program Planning Committee Member
            • Interviewed by Jeff Thomson for September 2015 article in Forbes on Internal Controls.

President-Elect, Meredith Albright, CMA, CPA
          • EmailMeredith Albright 
          • Manager, Global Program Accounting -at Asurion
          • Home Chapter: Nashville - President
          • Accomplishments:
            • Served on the 2015-2016 LTRC Scholarship Committee
            • In prior role as Nashville Chapter VP of Administration
            • Planned and established a successful annual networking social to kick off each new year that boosted chapter interest
            • Successfully transitioned the monthly chapter meetings to Second Harvest Food Bank where the chapter can keep costs low while enabling the Food Bank to provide additional meals to the hungry
            • Strategic Finance October 2016 article on servant leadership

Treasurer, Bradford Hamilton (Past Council President)
        • Corporate IT Controller - at Cummins, Inc.
        • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana

Secretary, Jennifer Kline                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

        • Senior Manager:  Hyperion Planning & Reporting – American Red Cross
        • Home Chapter: Louisville – Past President 2012-2013
        • Accomplishments:
          • Various other board positions over the last 10+ years. 
          • Co-chaired first Chapter Student Night committee.

Social Media, Chelsea Miller
  • Senior Accountant
  • Home Chapter: Nashville - Director, Social Media
Webmaster. Savannah Camp
  • Accountant
  • Home Chapter: Louisville - Director of Social Media

Chair-Student Scholarship Committee, Eric Mauer, CMA
            • Financial Analyst - Engine Business Technical Organization at Cummins, Inc.
            • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana-President
            • Accomplishments:
              • In prior roles of Webmaster (2012-2015) and Co-Director of Meetings & Attendance (2014-2015) for the South Central Indiana Chapter:
              • Created new Google site.
              • Implemented online registration and feedback for events.
              • Helped to organize the most highly attended all-day session in chapter history in 2015.
            • As Chair of the LTRC Student Leadership Conference Scholarship Committee, moved from a word doc to a web-based submission form.
            • As a Student Member, won LTRC Student Leadership Conference Scholarship in 2012 and 2013.
            • Contributed to Ginger White's August 2014 article in Strategic Finance.

IMA Global Board of Directors

Chair-Elect, Ginger White, BB, MBB, CMA (Past Council President)

            • EmailGinger White
            • Corporate Purchasing Finance Director at Cummins
            • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana - Past President
            • Accomplishments:
              • 2015 - 2016 IMA Global Board of Directors Performance Oversight and Audit Chair
              • Global IMA Exemplary Leadership Award for 2014
              • 2013 - 2015 IMA Global Board of Directors Member Relations Chair
              • 2012 - 2013 South Central Indiana Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
              • Past Lincoln Trail Regional Council President
              • August 2014 article in Strategic Finance about the Student Leadership Conference.

Global Board Director, Lisa Book, CMA, CFM (Past Council President)
        • Email: Lisa Book
        • Lecturer in Accounting at Indiana University Southeast
        • Home Chapter: Louisville - Past President
        • Accomplishments:
          • 2017-2019 Global Board of Directors, Planning & Development Committee
          • As 2015-2016 Lincoln Trail Council President:
            • Implemented WebEx to allow remote participation in Council events, starting Fall 2015.
            • Hosted five brownbag, WebEx sessions between Council meetings on various topics of interest to chapter board members as "specific accomplishment" to help achieve Council Award of Excellence for 2015-2016.
            • Chaired MrExcel committee to help lead the Council in hosting two successful MrExcel seminars in October 2015 with over 125 registrants.  Raised over $6,000 in profit to support Council initiatives, a record-breaking amount for the Council.
          • As 2014-2015 Lincoln Trail Council VP:
            • Created and maintained new website for Lincoln Trail Council in 2014-2015.
            • Developed "Chapter Portal Training" videos in 2015 as "specific accomplishment" to help achieve Council Award of Excellence for 2014-2015.
          • As Louisville Chapter board member:
            • Served as 2013-2014 Louisville Chapter President and instrumental in chapter's first full-day conference and also cross-campus, collaborative Student Night event with over 100 attendees (in combination with KyCPA, AFWA, IIA, and ACFE).
            • Revived chapter's newsletter, The Derby City Post, as Director of Community Relations 2016-2017.
            • Co-authored August 2017 article in Strategic Finance about Louisville Chapter mentor program.
            • 2016-2017 and 2010-2011 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
          • Presented 2.5 CPE session on "Giving Voice to Your Values: The How To of Business Ethics" at IMA's Annual Conference & Expo in Los Angeles in June 2015 and 1.5 CPE on "Exercising Your Moral Muscle" at IMA's Annual Conference & Expo in Denver in June 2017.  Also presented ethics session to South Central IN, Indianapolis, and Louisville chapters.
          • 2012 - 2014 IMA Global Ethics Committee Member
          • 2012 - 2013 IMA Global Annual Conference Program Planning Committee Member
Global Board Director, Kristina Merrill, CMA, CPA
            • Email: Kristina Merrill
            • CFO, Sky Racing World – a division of Tabcorp Holdings
            • Home Chapter: Louisville – prior board director
            • Accomplishments:
              • 2014 /2015 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
              • 2015 /2016 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
              • Author / Creator of Mentor Program
              • Global IMA Volunteer Leadership Committee 2016/2018

Global Board Director, Martha Alle, CPA
  • Director of Finance at Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph
  • Home Chapter: Evansville - Past President
  • Accomplishments:
    • Global IMA Exemplary Volunteer Award for 2015

Global Board Director, Rebecca Zhu    

  • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana

Lincoln Trail Council
Past Presidents

2016 – 2017

Paula Wilcox

2015 – 2016
Lisa Book

2014 – 2015
Amy Mings

2013 – 2014
Bridgitte Danhauer

2012 – 2013
Brad Hamilton

2011 – 2012
Jean Isaacs

2010 – 2011
Richard Bramhill

2009 – 2010
Ginger White

2008 – 2009
Allen Maples

 2007 - 2008
Rick Sammons 
 2006 - 2007
 Martha Alle

2005 - 2006
 Teresa Hattabaugh