The Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors.  New members include:  Josh Andrajack, President of Boley-Featherston Insurance; Wynn Heyen, former Director of Development and teacher at Wichita Christian School; and Barbara Merkle, Director of Admissions, Emeritus at Midwestern State University.

  • Andrajack is a lifelong resident of Burkburnett. He served on the Burkburnett City Council for eight (8) years and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas. He and wife, Amy, have three young children.
  • Heyen taught Chemistry and Physics to high school students for over two decades, many of those years at Wichita Christian School. Through her community leadership she has helped raise over $6 million for various capital and annual campaigns. She is currently Board Chair for Faith Mission and also serves on the WFACF Scholarship Committee.  She and husband Don, a local dentist, have two grown children.
  • Merkle is a self-proclaimed Air Force brat who eventually landed in Wichita Falls, where she completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Midwestern State University. After several years teaching in Wichita Falls ISD, Merkle returned to MSU and retired as Director of Admissions, Emeritus after a 30 year career.  She has been an active volunteer for numerous nonprofit organizations and serves on the WFACF Scholarship Committee.  She and husband Greg, a local attorney, have one grown son.

“It is with great excitement that we welcome our newest board members,” said Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation President Leslie Schaffner.  “Each brings extensive leadership experience and their unique perspectives and expertise will help enhance the Foundation’s mission in our region.”

The Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation works with individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses to build stronger communities through charitable partnerships.  The Foundation’s mission is to promote philantripy; to provide charitable opportunities; to facilitate donors’ interests; and to leave a legacy for future generations.