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for each and every child, birth through age eight, in Indiana
at the local, state and national levels.

Governing Board

Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children, Inc. Governing Board 2022-2023
Updated  7.17.2023

The next Governing Board meeting will be held via Zoom, on Friday, September 22nd from 1-3:30PM ET. 

If you are a member of INAEYC and would like to attend the board meeting please email:

Executive Committee

Christine Garza-Bell
Christine Garza-BellPresident
Early Learning Indiana
Megan Purcell
Megan PurcellPresident -Elect
Purdue University
1200 W State Street
Fowler House 203
W. Lafayette, IN 47907
Tammy Dant
Tammy DantVice President
AppleTree Learning Center
4445 South Linden Street
South Bend, IN 46614 574.291.3333/
Linda Taylor
Linda TaylorTreasurer
Ball State University
Teachers College
Muncie, IN 47306
Patricia Kelly
Patricia KellyBoard Secretary
People’s Day Care
4767 Van Buran St.
Lisa Cordle
Lisa CordleParliamentarian
Wayne Township Preschool
1155 S. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46214

Chapter Representatives

Danielle Svantner
Danielle SvantnerPresident, East Central Region
Westminster Preschool
2310 Lantern Lane
Marion, IN
765.506.3846 /
Christy Gretencord
Christy GretencordPresident, Evansville Region
Deaconess Children’s Enrichment Center
235 West Iowa Street
Evansville, IN 47710

Sarina Arens
Sarina ArensPresident, North Eastern Region
Fort Wayne, IN 260.515.8592 /
Beckey Thompson
Beckey ThompsonPresident, North Western Region
Little Neighbors Kindergarten
4609 Rivers Edge Drive
Mishawaka, IN 46544
547.257.9020 /
Lori Secor
Lori SecorPresident, Northern Region
SPARK Learning Lab
Mishawaka, IN
Stacy Jones
Stacy JonesPresident, South Central Region
Bloomington, IN 47404
812.339.3429 /
Della Micco
Della MiccoPresident, South Eastern Region

New Albany, IN 47150
502.762.7511 /

Dawn Sparks
Dawn SparksPresident, North Central Region
Bauer Pamily Resources
3011 Elk Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
765.414.5255 /
VacantPresident, West Central Region

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