JoAnn Brouillette was appointed to the Board of Trustees in July 2006. She is managing partner and president of Demeter LP, a privately held agricultural and commercial warehouse firm headquartered in Fowler, Indiana. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College in 1983, majoring in business administration.
Brouillette serves as chair of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which recognized her as Volunteer of the Year in 2018. Her local leadership includes service as a member of the regional advisory board for First Merchants/Lafayette Bank and Trust and board of directors of the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN). Additionally, Brouillette is a member of the board of directors for the Indiana Sports Corporation, Kokomo (Indiana) Grain Co., and the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) for which she serves as an officer. Brouillette formerly served on the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Indiana Ag Advisory Committee, Purdue's Athletic Advisory Committee and the Greater Lafayette Commerce board of directors.
Brouillette's achievements include being named a YWCA Salute to Women Honoree in 2014, receiving the AgriVision Award from the State of Indiana in 2010 and being appointed to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation by President George W. Bush in 2003 and again in 2005. She was also named to the Silver Anniversary Team of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.