Board of Trustees

Wood Bio

Billie Lou Wood

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Richard
  • Children: Catherine Wood Lawson, Marjorie E. Wood


  • B.S., Elementary Education, Butler University, 1951

Current Profession

  • Community leader

Past Professional Activities

  • School teacher, elementary and kindergarten

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer of the Year for the State of Indiana, Indiana Society of Fund Raising Executives
  • Alumna of the Year, Butler University, 1992
  • Thomas W. Moses Good Scout of the Year, Boy Scouts of America Crossroads Council, 1992
  • Lifetime Achievement, Indiana Society of Fund Raising Executives, 1995
  • Friends of Eagle Award, Boy Scouts of America, 1998

Present Civic Activities

  • Board of Trustees
    • Butler University
    • Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association, Board of Governors
  • Indiana State Symphony Society, Board of Directors
  • Crossroads of America Council of Boy Scouts of America, Board of Directors
  • The Indianapolis Garden Club
  • The Indianapolis Museum of Art
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • The Indianapolis Day Nursery
  • Butler University Alumni Association
  • Second Presbyterian Church
  • The Woodstock Club

Past Civic Activities

  • Indianapolis Day Nursery Association
  • League of Women Voters


  • Antique studies and gardening


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