About Us

Executive Board


Heather Compton, Broker Coldwell Banker and Chesterton Local Firefighter


Lesley Woods, Landscaping Account Manager


Scott Mundell, Director of Finance Development at Franciscian Alliance Health


Chris Larr, Retired CDL Trainer Valparaiso Community Schools

Board of Directors

Marketing Director

Toni Biancardi , Educator & Civil Servant

Fundraising Chairperson

Keith Davison, Financial Advisor Ameriprise Financial

Volunteer Coordinator

Melissa Jaeger, Corporation Secretary for Duneland School Corporation

Construction Coordinators

Chad Compton, Chesterton Local Firefighter

Terry Clark, Delivery Administrator Indiana Beverage Inc.

Logistics Chair

Sam Allie, Agent, State Farm Insurance

Materials Coordinator

JD Williamson, Network Engineer Windstream Communications

At-Large Board Members

Nancy Veselica, Financial Administration Assistant Lakeshore Bone & Joint

John Notzen, Homeowner Liaison, Insurance Relations CDE Collision Centers

Trent Albert, Work Day Photographer, Photographer Albert Photographic

Mission Statement:

Bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of financially-burdened (or low-income) homeowners, assuring that they live in warmth, safety, dignity and independence.

Who we are:

Rebuilding Together Duneland is an affiliate of Rebuilding Together (headquartered in Washington,D.C.), the nation's largest nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to rehabilitating communities and houses of financially struggling homeowners, focusing strongly on the elderly, physically challenged and those with children.

When and who we serve:

Our annual work day is typically the last Saturday in April. We also have a year-round emergency fund. Rebuilding Together Duneland serves those who live in the Duneland School District (Chesterton, Porter and Burns Harbor).

Our effectiveness:

For every dollar Rebuilding Together Duneland raises, we are able to provide $4 of goods and services to our recipients – a return on investment we are very proud of.

For more information on making a contribution, please check out the DONATE page.

For more information on volunteering click here.

If you have any other questions concerning the Rebuilding Together Duneland program and how you may become involved, please call us at (219) 926-3233, or e-mail us at info@rtduneland.org.