Our Board

E91 Foundation Board

The E91 Foundation board encompasses people from all walks of life with different perspectives and interests, but a common goal and vision: to bring together faith and community to create better impact on the ministries that you care about.

Our board works directly with generous givers like you to multiply the power of your giving and the passion of your heart.

  • Blair Austin Co-President, Board Member

    Blair currently is founder, president, and CEO of ABA Properties, LLC, also DBA Austin Properties and Investments.  Prior to founding ABA Properties in 2004, Blair worked in marketing/corporate communications at Eli Lilly and Co.; served as vice president of communications at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce; worked as vice president of communications for UN Communications; served as associate editor of Kiwanis International magazine; and worked in media/public relations for the American Red Cross.

  • Beth Austin Co-President, Board Member

    Beth is an Adjunct Professor of Nursing at University of Indianapolis and Ivy Tech Community College.  She earned both her M.S. in Nursing and her B.S. in Nursing from Indiana University.  Her area of expertise is Pediatrics.  She is a lifelong member of E91 and has also been very involved in Young Life.


  • John Fencl Treasurer, Board Member

    Mr. Fencl has a broad business background. He manages diverse business and financial functions for smaller and middle-market companies. His experience includes cash flow management, cost containment, managing the financial function, financial reporting, interacting with all levels of stakeholders, litigation support, establishing internal controls, and working with entrepreneurs to increase profitability. He works with both start-up and established organizations.

  • Rachel Hunter Secretary, Board Member, Church Historian
    Rachel graduated from Ball State University with a BS in education and has a Master’s degree in Education from Butler University.  She has taught Family and Consumer Science in the Avon (Indiana) Community School Corporation. She is a former Corporate Home Economist for Marsh Supermarkets and has also worked as a Closer for First Bankers Corporation.  She has served as a state officer for the Masonic Youth Organization and has served on the Advisory Board for Area Youth Ministry.  Rachel is a long-time member of E91 Church.
  • Tom Brinkerhoff Board Member

    Tom J. Brinkerhoff has been a certified public accountant with Brinkerhoff and Associates for more than 40 years. Before that, he worked at Arthur Andersen and Company, St. Paul Companies, Ernst & Ernst, and Filbey, Andrews & Filbey. He received a bachelor’s degree with high honors and master’s from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While there, he was involved in Alpha Kappa Psi and Sigma Tau Gamma.

  • Adrian Fehl
    Adrian Fehl Staff Representative

    Adrian is the Executive Pastor at East 91st Street Christian Church. He has a Master of Divinity from Emmanuel Christian Seminary, and a B.S. in General Engineering from United States Military Academy, West Point. Adrian has experience in leading missionary teams through Africa and has been an Adjunct Professor at Cincinnati Christian University.

  • Kristen Hodge Board Member

    Kristen serves nonprofit clients at The National Bank of Indianapolis. She has a B.S. Degree in Finance from Ball State University, and has served a number of boards in the community, including: CMF International, East 91 St. Christian Church, The Wellness Community of Central Indiana, and The Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre.

  • Bob Klinger
    Bob Klinger Board Member
  • Mark Rogers

    Mark and his wife, Bridget met at Indiana University and married in 1986.  They soon began attending E91 and became members in 1987.  Mark retired in the spring of 2022 following over 30 years in the employee benefits industry, with the last 25 of those years at Delta Dental’s Indiana affiliate.  Bridget also recently retired from her role as Chief Development Officer for The Kings College, and they both are excited to follow God’s leading in their new chapter!

  • David Schlueter, M.D. Board Member

    I grew up in Louisville KY where my father was a pastor. After high school I attended and graduated from Elmhurst College. I then spent four years at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, graduating in 1961. All senior med students were drafted and I spent three years in the navy with submarine squadron 16. I returned to The medical center here in Indianapolis completing a four year residency in urology.

  • Pat Solenberg Board Member

    Patricia Solenberg is a graduate of Iowa State University.  After a career as a research scientist at Eli Lilly and Co. she also contributed to research initiatives and leadership at two biotech start-up companies in the Indianapolis area. Pat has been involved in E91 mission trips and local ministries that focus on outreach, mentoring, and financial stewardship.

  • Derek Wallace Board Member

    Derek was born in Scotland and raised in Zimbabwe, Africa. He has a B.A. degree from Kentucky Christian University, with additional studies at Indiana University and Fuller Theological Seminary.


  • Mary Ann Wallace Friend of the Foundation

    Mary Ann Wallace graduated from William Woods University and serves as a Friend of the Foundation. She has been a member of East 91st Street Christian Church since 1981. In that time, she has served on many ministry teams, including Solomon’s Wardrobe, an inner-city clothing ministry, of which she was co-leader of a team of 35 volunteers for 17 years.