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.

2017–18 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
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
Mooresville Schools
Plainfield, Indiana
Cassandra Jane Cole
B.S.’74, M.S.’80, Ed.S.’89, Ed.D.’95
DIRECTOR
Center on Education and Lifelong Learning
Bloomington, Indiana
Christine M. Foxen Collier
M.S.’83
PRINCIPAL
Indianapolis Public School #2
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
Laura C. Hack
B.S.’89, M.S.’99, Ed.S.’15
DIRECTOR OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Columbus, Indiana
Dena Rae Hancock
B.S.’92
VP-ELECT OF DEVELOPMENT
Washington Township Schools Foundation
Indianapolis, Indiana
Teresa Elaine James
B.S.’92
COORDINATOR OF SIMON YOUTH ACADEMY
Indianapolis Public Schools
Indianapolis, Indiana
Sharon Gaton 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 Rayna Meier
B.S.’99, M.S.’04
MATH TEACHER/MATH DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Union County High School
Brookville, Indiana
Daniel Louis Mendez
B.S.’01
DIRECTOR OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
MSD Decatur Township
Greenwood, Indiana
Sarah L. Moore
B.S.’96
MONTESSORI TEACHER
Rousseau McClellan School 91
Indianapolis, Indiana
R. Elizabeth Odle
M.S.’74
DIRECTOR, BRIDGES TO SUCCESS
Indianapolis Public Schools/United Way
Indianapolis, Indiana
Melanie Park
B.S.’93, M.S.’01
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION
Huntington University
Andrews, 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
Erica A. Posthuma-Adams
B.S.’00
CHEMISTRY INSTRUCTOR
University High School of Indiana
New Palestine, Indiana
Cynthia M. Preston
B.S.’96
PRINCIPAL
Vinton Elementary School/Lafayette Schhol Corporation
Lafayette, Indiana
Michael C. Schriefer
B.S.’72, M.S.’77
RETIRED ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Heritage Hills Jr/Sr High School
Santa Claus, Indiana
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
Terry MasonDEAN
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Elizabeth BolingEXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DEAN
IU School of Education
Bloomington, Indiana
Robin HughesEXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE DEAN
IUPUI School of Education
Indianapolis, 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