Alumni Board of Directors

Alumni Board of Directors

The Alumni Board of Directors works with the Indiana University Alumni Association and IU School of Education leadership to advance the school’s mission. Members of the board serve a three-year term.

2018–19 Alumni Board of Directors

BOARD OFFICERSEMPLOYMENT
Pamela A. Fischer
B.S.’88
PRESIDENT
TEACHER
Park Tudor School
Indianapolis, Indiana
Scott Caulfield
B.S.’00
VICE PRESIDENT
VP OF SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Padcaster
Westfield, Indiana
Jeff Hendrix
B.S.’83, M.S.’86, Ed.S.’02, Ed.D.’03
SECRETARY/TREASURER
SUPERINTENDENT
School Town of Munster
Munster, Indiana
Larry Lafferty
B.S.’68
IUAA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE
RETIRED SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Oolitic Middle School
Bedford, Indiana


DIRECTORSEMPLOYMENT
Jake Allen
M.S.’05, Ed.S.’15, Ed.D.'17
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Mooresville Schools
Plainfield, Indiana
Sandi Cole
B.S.’74, M.S.’80, Ed.S.’89, Ed.D.’95
DIRECTOR
Center on Education and Lifelong Learning
Bloomington, Indiana
Christine M. Collier
M.S.’83
PRINCIPAL
Nicholson Performing Arts Academy
Indianapolis, Indiana
Dena Cushenberry
B.S.’81, M.S.’90, Ed.S.’09, Ed.D.’12
SUPERINTENDENT
MSD Warren Township Schools
Indianapolis, Indiana
Candice Dodson
B.S.’84
DIRECTOR OF ELEARNING
Indiana Department of Education
Evansville, Indiana
Sandy Dowty
B.A.’71
ENGLISH TEACHER, RETIRED
Hoffman Estates High School, Township District #211
Carmel, IN
Laura C. Hack
B.S.’89, M.S.’99, Ed.S.’15
DIRECTOR OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Columbus, Indiana
Julie Henkel
B.S.’88
TEACHER
MSD Warren Township Schools
Fishers, IN
Andrea Hunley
B.S.’06, M.S.’10
PRINCIPAL
IPS Center for Inquiry at School 2
Indianapolis, IN
Dena Rae Hancock
B.S.’92
VP-ELECT OF DEVELOPMENT
Washington Township Schools Foundation
Indianapolis, Indiana
Teresa James
B.S.’92
COORDINATOR OF SIMON YOUTH ACADEMY
Indianapolis Public Schools
Indianapolis, Indiana
Sharon Johnson-Shirley
B.S.’77
SUPERINTENDENT
Lake Ridge New Tech Schools
Merrillville, Indiana
Nancy K. Lawhorn
B.S.’69, M.S.’74
RETIRED TEACHER
Noblesville Schools
Carmel, Indiana
Megan Meier
B.S.’99, M.S.’04
MATH TEACHER/MATH DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Union County High School
Brookville, Indiana
Daniel Mendez
B.S.’01
DIRECTOR OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
MSD Decatur Township
Greenwood, Indiana
Patricia A. Payne
B.S.’62, M.S.’75
RETIRED DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION, CRISPUS ATTUCKS MUSEUM
Indianapolis Public Schools 
Indianapolis, Indiana
Steve Perkins
Cert'91
LATIN TEACHER
North Central High School
Westfield, Indiana
LaMeca Perkins-Knight
M.S.’06
SPECIAL EDUCATION/LEAD SPECIALIST
Indianapolis Public Schools
Indianapolis, IN
Erica A. Posthuma-Adams
B.S.’00
CHEMISTRY INSTRUCTOR
University High School of Indiana
New Palestine, Indiana
Cindy Preston
B.S.’96
PRINCIPAL
Vinton Elementary School/Lafayette Schhol Corporation
Lafayette, Indiana
James S. Roberts
B.S.’87, M.S.’93
SUPERINTENDENT
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Columbus, IN
Rocco J. Valadez
Cert’08
PRINCIPAL
Lawrence Central High School
Fishers, Indiana
Elizabeth Walters
M.S.’06, Ed.S.’15
PRINCIPAL
Beech Grove High School
Noblesville, Indiana


EX-OFFICIOTITLE
Lemuel WatsonDEAN
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Ginette DelandshereEXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DEAN
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Andy BoskDIRECTOR OF CAREER CONNECTIONS
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Katie PaulinDIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE RECRUITMENT AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY
IU School of Education
Indianapolis, Indiana
Scott WitzkeDIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Mary DwyerEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Natalie KubatDIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Julie Ranz WilsonASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Katie SmockMANAGER OF EVENTS AND ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Cheryl MartinADVANCEMENT ASSOCIATE
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana