Board of Trustees

Betley Bio

Kathryn G. Betley (Katie)

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Leonard (Len)
  • Children: James Robert and Thomas Lee


  • B.A., History with minor in Secondary Education, DePauw University, 1964

Current Profession

  • Community Leader

Honors and Awards

  • B'nai B'rith Woman of the Year
  • Community Service Award - Indianapolis Ambassadors
  • Hoosier Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Indiana Academy
  • Indianapolis Volunteer of the Year Award - United Way
  • John W. Heiney Award for Philanthropy
  • Stanley K. Lacy Community Service Award
  • Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series
  • Ursa Major Award - Alpha Phi Fraternity
  • Volunteer Fundraiser Award (National Society of Fundraising Exec., IN Chapter)
  • Woman of Distinction - Soroptimist International of Indianapolis

Current Civic Activities

  • Board of Trustees, Butler University, Past Chair
  • Indiana Sports Corporation, Assistant Secretary of Board
  • Board of Directors
    • Community Hospitals, Inc.
    • Community Hospitals Network Board
    • United Way of Central Indiana
    • Indiana Chapter Nature Conservancy Trustee
    • Indiana State Museum Foundation
    • Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Trustee
    • Indianapolis Zoological Society
    • Citizens Gas Board of Trustees

Past Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors
    • Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana (Chairman)
    • Fine Arts Society
    • Indianapolis Chapter American Red Cross
    • Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, Member
    • Pax/Indianapolis, Vice President Volunteer Services
    • Junior League of Indianapolis, President
    • Community Hospitals Foundation, Inc.
    • Civic Theater
    • Visionary Enterprises, Inc.


  • Reading, history and photography


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