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Meet the Board

Don Schneck
Don and his wife Diane moved to the Village of Arbor Chase in 2011, to be closer to Purdue football.  Although Don has a long career in business and industry, he retired from Kent State University in Canton, Ohio, where he was a director of community outreach.  While in Canton he was a volunteer with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, served as an Assistant Scout Master and served on several non-profit boards, including the Canton Rotary, Canton Palace Theater and the Great Trail Girl Scout Council.  Don is a graduate of Purdue and lettered in football.  He spends his spare time writing mystery novels and researching World War II.
Jim Vruggink
Jim and his wife Marion have been residents of the Village of Arbor Chase since 2014.  Jim is a retiree of Purdue University after 37 years of administrative work, primarily in Intercollegiate Athletics where he served as Sports Information Director, Athletics Public Relations Director, Director of Special Projects for Athletics, University Relations and Marketing & Media. Along with his duties for the HOA, Jim is the Executive Director of the National Football Foundation’s Joe Tiller Chapter of Northwest Indiana and is a member of Lafayette Kiwanis Club and “Men Who Give,” an extension of the  Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette.
Larry Swanson
Larry and wife Lynette have lived on the pond in the village section since 2010.  He worked for Deluxe Financial Services as the area account manager for 36 years and is now retired.  Having designed and built a few homes, he is well suited to handle the Arbor Chase architectural change requests as well as overseeing our three ponds.  In addition to serving on the Arbor Chase board he also prunes trees with the West Lafayette Tree Friends.
Dan Heman
Dan and Jane Heman moved to Arbor Chase 2008. They have resided in West Lafayette more than 40 years and have actively supported local schools, charities, government, community, and social groups – and Purdue University.  For most of his professional career, Dan has provided financial and tax guidance to individuals and small businesses.
Jody Fee
Jody and Dick made Arbor Chase their primary home in July 2021.  Jody may be new to the Arbor Chase HOA but most of the past 40 years she has lived in HOA communities around the US.  She has served on HOA boards and was President of 2 HOA’s, one in Augusta, GA and one in Charlotte, NC.  And in her career in Property and Casualty Insurance, 12 years company management and sales and her last 20 years as a Commercial Independent Agent, she insured numerous HOA’s and Property Management Companies.  She has served on insurance company advisory boards and other boards such as Whitefish Community Center, Whitefish Lake Golf Course and President and member of the Charlotte West Rotary Club in Charlotte, NC.  In their spare time you can find Jody playing bridge in the winter months and golfing in the summer and Dick will be out fishing, golfing or hiking.  Both like traveling and spending fun times with family.