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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 7.1.2020

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

Executive Committee

Rosa Hiestand
Rosa HiestandPresident
Ivy Tech Community College – South Bend
220 Dean Johnson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46601
574.289.7001 x 6837 /
VacantVice President
Christine Garza
Christine GarzaPresident-Elect
Early Learning Indiana
Director- Early Head Start Child Care Network
615 North Alabama Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317.636.9197 x 236 /
Jared Totsch
Jared TotschSecretary
St. Vincent Early Learning Center
1301 Judson Street
Evansville, IN 47713
812.424.4780 / 
Lisa Cordle
Lisa CordleTreasurer
Wayne Township Preschool
1155 South High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
317.988.7908 /
Tammy Dant
Tammy DantParliamentarian*
AppleTree Learning Center
4445 South Linden Street
South Bend, IN 46614
574-297-3333 / (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 /
Elizabeth Strong
Elizabeth StrongPresident, East Central Region
Westview Elementary School
709 West 6th Street
Jonesboro, IN 46938
765.677.4437 /
Jamie Madigan
Jamie MadiganPresident, Evansville Region
USI Children’s Learning Center
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712
812.464.1869 /
Sarina Arens
Sarina ArensPresident, North Eastern Region
260.515.8592 /
Patricia Kelly
Patricia KellyPresident, North Western Region
People’s Day Care
4767 Van Buran Street
Gary, IN 46408
219.980.8707 /
Tracy Gleissner
Tracy GleissnerPresident, Northern Region
First English Lutheran Preschool
16495 Ireland Road
Mishawaka, IN 46544
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 /
Arletta Brown
Arletta BrownPresident, Tippecanoe County Region
Kids N Company Family Childcare
5000 Autumn Lane South
Lafayette, IN 47909
765.538.2116 /
Yuju Eunice Huang
Yuju Eunice HuangPresident, West Central Region
615 Cherry Street Apt. 602
Terre Haute, IN 47807
812.236.5856 /

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