Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Early Childhood Alliance consists of community leaders who advocate for quality early care and education, and support ECA’s mission. Board members are charged with establishing policies, securing adequate funding, monitoring finances, ensuring effective planning, and reviewing the board’s performance.

Current Board

  • Dena Jacquay, Parkview Health System – President
  • Benjamin Michael, Fort Wayne Metals – Vice President
  • Heather Teagarden, U.S. Department of Justice – Treasurer
  • Tim Green, Sterling Associates Real Estate – Secretary
Board Members
  • Mark Bloom, Beckman Lawson
  • Ted Hunter, Sweetwater Sound
  • Luke Sermersheim, BKD, LLP
  • Pat McCombs, KB Search Team
  • Get W. Nichols, Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Kim Sabrosky, Indiana Michigan Power
  • Margaret A. Sturm, IvyTech
  • Kelli Packnett, Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Hope Sheehan, Fort Wayne Metals
  • Julie Sanchez, City of Fort Wayne
  • Kendall Dudley Billows, PNC Wealth Management
  • Bethany Burgun, The Stanley Clark School
  • Lisa Noll, Lincoln Financial Group
  • Amber Bauer, Whittle Consulting, LLC
ECA Board President Dena Jacquay of Parkview Health