HEA Board of Directors

Creating a Culture of Cross-Sector Collaboration

Together, we can transform our community

As a community-wide effort, HEA provides organizational leadership, supports collaboration, and encourages collective action to generate results on critical community issues. The HEA board includes all seven Elkhart County public school superintendents, as well as local business CEOs, and community leaders.

Our Board

Superintendents

Jane Allen
Superintendent, Middlebury Community Schools

Dr. Scot Croner
Superintendent, Wa-Nee Community Schools

Jim DuBois
Superintendent, Baugo Community Schools

Dr. Rob Haworth
Superintendent, Elkhart Community Schools

Steve Thalheimer
Superintendent, Fairfield Community Schools

John Trout
Superintendent, Concord Community Schools

Dr. Diane Woodworth
Superintendent, Goshen Community Schools

Industry

Randy Christophel
President and CEO, Goshen Health

Wes Herschberger
CEO, Mapletronics Computers

Ken Julian
VP Administration and HR, Thor Industries

John Leavitt
President, Salem Insurance Agency

Dan Oakley
Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase

Amish Shah
President and CEO, Kem Krest Corporation

Brian Smith
CEO, Heritage Financial Group

Will Weed
Chief Revenue Officer, Robert Weed Corporation

Community

Vicki Becker
Elkhart County Prosecutor

Felipe Merino
Managing Attorney, Merino Law Firm

Laurie Nafziger
President and CEO, Oaklawn

Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus
President, Goshen College

Candy Yoder
President and CEO, Child and Parent Services/CAPS

Mike Yoder
Elkhart County Commissioner