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Teresa Meredith, President

Shelbyville, tmeredith@ista-in.org

A kindergarten teacher at Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary, Teresa Meredith has taught in Indiana’s public schools for more than 20 years. She and her husband, Chris, have four children.

Keith Gambill, Vice President

Evansville, kgambill@ista-in.org

Keith Gambill is a middle school music and drama teacher. Gambill has taught in Evansville’s public schools for 26 years. He served as the Evansville Teachers Association president before his election to the role of ISTA vice president. Gambill also serves as the president of the ISTA Foundation.

Callie Marksbary, Treasurer

A third grade teacher at Vinton Elementary, Callie Marksbary has been a public school teacher for more than 37 years. Before serving as ISTA treasurer, Marksbary served on the NEA Board of Directors. She and her husband, Rob, have two children.

Elizabeth Daise, Interim Executive Director

Indianapolis, edaise@ista-in.org

An experienced labor and organizing executive having served with both the Ohio Education Association and the National Education Association (NEA), Elizabeth Daise joins ISTA as interim executive director. Daise received an undergraduate degree from Westminster College, Pa. and a law degree from The Ohio State University. She and her husband Thad, NEA's southeast regional director, reside in Edisto Beach, S.C.

Board of Directors

As a member-governed organization, those serving on board of directors are ISTA members elected by their peers. The ISTA Board of Directors play a fundamental role in the overall management and direction of the Association. Some of their tasks include overseeing and managing the plans adopted by the Representative Assembly each spring, ensuring the direction and policies of the Assembly are implemented, appointing the executive director, and reviewing and amending the annual budget.

EXECUTIVE COMMITEE
John Comer
District 10
SEEGER MEM JR SR HHIGH
Jennifer Laughlin
District 14
CARDINAL ELEMENTARY
Deana Stickels
District 18
MCCORMICKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
Julian Smith
District 19
SCIPIO ELEMENTARY
Daniel Haskell
District 21
NORTH HARRISON MIDDLE
Nathan Schnellenberger
Retired
BOARD MEMBERS
Diana Reed
District 01
JOHN SIMATOVICH ELEMENTARY
Charles Foster
District 02
BEN FRANKLIN MIDDLE
Jason Zook
District 03
BROWN INTERMEDIATE
Jeanna Salyer
District 04
GOSHEN MIDDLE
Suzanne Tyler
District 05
PRAIRIE HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY
Laura Hathaway
District 06
NORTH NEWTON JR/SR HIGH
Donnie Watkins
District 07
GALVESTON ELEMENTARY
Christian Ashby
District 08
NEW HAVEN HIGH
Patricia Kennedy
District 09
SOUTH VIEW ELEMENTARY
John Comer
District 10
SEEGER MEM JR SR HHIGH
Sabra Gage
District 11
WESTLANE MIDDLE SCH
Brian Lyday
District 12
TOWNE MEADOW ELEMENTARY
Debra Marcum
District 12
NOBLESVILLE HIGH
Bradley Ream
District 13
CENTERVILLE SR HIGH
Jennifer Laughlin
District 14
CARDINAL ELEMENTARY
Rhondalyn Cornett
District 15
Cathy Smith
District 16
FRANKLIN CENTRAL HIGH
Dawn Adams
District 16
THOMAS A HENDRICKS S
Joni Weeks
District 17
CARLISLE ELEMENTARY / JR HIGH
Deana Stickels
District 18
MCCORMICKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
Julian Smith
District 19
SCIPIO ELEMENTARY
Julie Eaden
District 20
EVANS ELEMENTARY
Daniel Haskell
District 21
NORTH HARRISON MIDDLE
Tammy Byrer
District 22
NORTH DAVIESS ELEMENTARY
Ronald Calabro
District 23
PARKVIEW MIDDLE
Pamela Moreland-Haviland
District 23
RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY
Dustin Bailey
Higher Education
HANOVER COLLEGE
Nathan Schnellenberger
Retired
Mikaela Gerba
Student
Sherelle Smith
Minority At Large GRADUATION/STEP AHEAD ACADEMY (112)
Carolyn Yates
Minority At Large
Jennifer Smith-Margraf
NEA Board Director JEFFERSON HIGH
Hilda Kendrick-Appiah
NEA Board Director UTICA ELEMENTARY

Department Directors

Craig Blume
Director of UniServ & Organizing
Kim Clements-Johnson
Director of Communications
Jennifer Clutter
Director of Finance & Accounting
Gail Zeheralis
Director of Government Relations