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
  • Kristina Johnson, The Lutheran Foundation
  • Edward Martin, Phillips Financial
  • Luke Sermersheim, BKD, LLP
  • Pat McCombs, KB Search Team
  • Get W. Nichols, Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Kim Sabrosky, Indiana Michigan Power
  • Margaret A. Sturm, PNC Institutional Investments
  • Kelli Packnett, Fort Wayne Community Schools
  • Hope Sheehan, Community Volunteer
ECA Board President Dena Jacquay of Parkview Health

Board Meeting Schedule