19 Emerging Leaders Develop their Skill Sets in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 20, 2020) - The Indiana Association for Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF) is pleased to announce the Leadership Academy graduating Class of 2020.
The Academy is INARF’s commitment to, and investment in the development of leaders who demonstrate a commitment to the future of our industry, leadership, and a strong drive to achieve greater levels of responsibility. The INARF Leadership Academy – Class of 2020 attendees were recommended by their employers, INARF Member organizations who provide services to Hoosiers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and were selected by the INARF Leadership Skill-Building Workgroup.
INARF’s vision is reflected in the robust Curriculum presented throughout four 2-day classes, led by industry experts and experienced leaders, but also from one another through group work and small group projects. Since the Academy’s inception in September 2018, participants have built their capabilities in the following core areas: leading themselves, leading others, and leading change.
INARF will begin accepting applications for the Leadership Academy Class of 2021 in the summer of 2020 with the curriculum to begin in October 2020. You can find more information about the INARF Leadership Academy at: www.inarf.org/leadership_academy.
The INARF Leadership Academy – Class of 2020 is listed below in alphabetical order:
Bree Cannon, Benchmark Human Services
Erron Fleshman, New Hope of Indiana
Anthony Hakel, IPMG, Inc.
Jessica Hamlyn, Meridian Health Services
Chris Hardesty, Developmental Services, Inc.
Christy Irwin, ADEC, Inc.
Mary Ellen Jones, Stone Belt Arc, Inc.
Rebekah Lewellen, New Hope Services, Inc.
Jenny Maddux, LEL Home Services, LLC
J.D. Miller, Putnam County Comprehensive Services
Cheryl Mullis, Southern IN Resource Solutions, Inc.
Brian Norton, Easterseals Crossroads
Joe Paris, Corvilla, Inc.
Jimmy Ryan, New Horizons Rehabilitation, Inc.
Betsy Scott, Cardinal Services, Inc.
Emily Taylor, Peak Community Services, Inc.
Creshendo Taylor, Tangram, Inc.
Holly Tobolski, LOGAN Community Resources, Inc.
Melissa Walden, The Arc Southwest Indiana
INARF is the principle membership organization in Indiana representing providers of services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our members serve over 50,000 Indiana citizens annually and employ over 14,500 full-time employees. For 46 years, INARF has maintained positive work relationships with governmental agencies responsible for human service programs, promoted networking and professional development opportunities for members, and provided leadership and support in the promotion of quality programs for persons with I/DD. INARF is committed to strengthening the system of services and supports for Hoosiers with disabilities. For more information, please visit our website www.inarf.org.