Board of Directors

2024 YWCA Board of Directors

  • WaTasha Barnes Griffin, CEO
  • Cheena Burtner, Operations Manager, First Merchants Bank
  • DeKayla Elliott, Owner, Kayla’s Beauty Bar
  • Krista Garrett, Local Office Director, Indiana Department of Child Services
  • Dr. Kiesha Warren-Gordon, Professor, Criminology, Ball State University
  • Rebekah Hanna, Broker Associate RE/MAX Real Estate Groups
  • Deb Heeter, retired, former educator and marketing executive
  • Maura Hoff, Partner, DeFur Voran LLP
  • Dr. Courtney Jarrett, Director of Disability Services, Ball State University
  • Dr. Mia Johnson, Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Kimberly Lee,  Assistant Lecturer, Biology, doctoral student, Environmental Science, Ball State University
  • Terry McMichael, Senior Aide, Community & Family Services
  • Anitra Montgomery, Director of Diversity, Equity and Belonging, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Blayne Umansky, retired, formerly Executive Director, Alpha Center
  • Dionna Venable, Owner of Victory Laps, LLC

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