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for all young children, birth through age eight, in Indiana
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Governing Board

Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children, Inc. Governing Board 2019-2020
Updated 12.20.2020

2020-2021 Indiana AEYC Governing Board Election Results: officers in place July 1, 2019

Executive Committee

Christine Garza
Christine GarzaPresident
Early Learning Indiana
615 North Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317.737.1239 x 6837 /
Tammy Dant
Tammy DantVice President
AppleTree Learning Center
4445 South Linden Street
South Bend, IN 46614
574.291.3333 /
Rosa Hiestand
Rosa HiestandPast President
Ivy Tech Community College
220 Dean Johnson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46601
574.334n.9591 /
Patricia Kelly
Patricia KellySecretary
People’s Day Care
4767 Van Buran Street
Gary, IN 46408
219.980.8707 / 
Lisa Cordle
Lisa CordleTreasurer
Wayne Township Preschool
1155 South High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
317.988.7915 /
Jared To
Jared ToParliamentarian*
St. Vincent Early Learning Center
1301 Judson Street
Evansville, IN 47713
812.424.4780 / (non-voting)

Chapter Representatives

Karin Bish
Karin Bish President, Central Region
A Child’s World Quality Child Care
4010 Guion Lane
Indianapolis, IN 46268
317.388.8871 /
Sue Ellen Brown
Sue Ellen BrownPresident, Columbus Region
Learning Tree Preschool
618 8th Street
Columbus, IN 47201
812.378.2825 /
Sarah Haisley
Sarah HaisleyPresident, East Central Region
Ivy Tech – Muncie Fisher Building
345 South High Street
2nd Floor, Room 242
Muncie, IN 47303
Ann Feldhaus
Ann FeldhausInterim President, Evansville Region
Easterseals Early Learning Center
621 South Cullen Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715
Sarina Arens
Sarina ArensPresident, North Eastern Region
260.515.8592 /
Beckey Thompson
Beckey ThompsonPresident, North Western Region
Little Neighbors Kindergarten
4609 Rivers Edge Drive
Mishawaka, IN 46544
547.257.9020 /
Mellody Buzalski
Mellody BuzalskiPresident, Northern Region
East Bank Learning Center
61301 Donald Roadway East
Vandalia, MI 49095
574.255.4234 /
Sierra Roussos
Sierra RoussosPresident, South Central Region
SMUMC Nursery School
100 North State Road 46 Bypass
Bloomington, IN 47408
812.333.4007 /
Dawn Justice
Dawn JusticePresident, South Eastern Region
A New Dawn Daycare, Inc.
302 Hunter Station Road
Sellersburg, IN 47172
812.246.3494 /
Ann Hough
Ann HoughPresident, Tippecanoe County Region
Grace Education Ministries
615 North 22nd Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
765.532.3786 /
VacantPresident, West Central Region

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