Ed Gerardot
Executive Director
Indiana Community Action Association
1845 West 18th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-1015
317-638-4232 x5 - 204

  Julie Hackerd
Deputy Director, Resources and Operations
Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.
660 N. 36th St.
Lafayette, IN 47903

Julie has over 25 years of experience working in non-for-profit management, including 20 years working for community action agencies, 10 years with Head Start, and 4 years in workforce development. She is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society/Communications and holds a Master of Science degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is currently the Deputy Director of Resources & Operations at Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs in Lafayette, Indiana.

  Susan Laughlin
Administrative Services Manager
Pace Community Action Agency, Inc.
525 North 4th Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
812-882-7927, ext 1217

Susan Laughlin, NCRT, CCAP Ms. Laughlin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She is a Nationally Certified ROMA Trainer (NCRT) and Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP). Susan has worked in Community Action for over 17 years and served as the Client Services Manager and Energy Assistance Manager for over 11 years. As the Administrative Services Manager, she oversees operations in the Executive Office, focusing on board governance and CSBG reporting. She also oversees the Small Business Loan Program and CSBG at Pace Community Action Agency. Her expertise is in program compliance which coincides with her strength areas of achiever, consistency, and discipline. She has served on local community boards and coalitions. Many times, other agency staff look to her for clarification and guidance on program guidelines.

  Michele Lee
Homeless Prevention Department Director
Human Services, Inc.
P.O. 119
Clifford, In 47226

  LaTonia Newhouse
Director of Community Services
REAL Services
P.O. Box 1835
South Bend, IN 46634-1835

I have been working in the Community Action Network for the past 17 years. I love to train. I am NCRT and I also train Family Development in the State of Indiana.

  Anna Schoon
Director of Planning and Business Development
Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation
5240 Fountain Drive
Crown Point, IN 46307