Francisco Gomez holds a BS in Spanish Education and an MS in Language Education from IUPUI. He teaches Spanish I and IV (Ivy Tech Dual Credit Course) at Warren Central High School. Mr. Gomez has extensive experience in volunteerism and nonprofit work. He has sponsored “Tools for Schools” serving children in Africa, the Spanish Honor Society serving the needs of people in Guatemala, and worked with students to provide baskets of food for local families in need over the holiday season. In addition, Mr. Gomez personally raises funds to assist families, students, and abused children in need in his hometown of El Refugio, Jalisco, Mexico.
Carlee Selig holds a BS from Indiana University and an MS in Education focusing on Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. She currently teaches 5th grade in Huntington Schools, where she has also taught 3rd grade and served as a reading interventionalist. She volunteers for United Way fundraising campaigns and serves on the National Elementary Honor Society Board, which mentors students in leadership, responsibility, and service.
Darron Woodward holds an MBA and a Master of Science in Business Education. He worked in the banking/financial industry until joining Ziebart as head of Dealership Relations over a decade ago. He currently oversees the training and development, sales, profitability reporting, and relationships in over 17 markets encompassing hundreds of automotive dealership partners. Mr. Woodward has a love of public speaking, presenting, and teaching business strategy. He has a daughter who has multiple disabilities and participated in K-12 special education services.
Roy Stecker is a Board Member and experienced Sr. Software Engineering Manager with Cox Automotive. He is a military veteran having served in the United States Air Force for 14 years. Mr. Stecker is a graduate of Butler University with a BS degree in Computer Science. He has 25 years of experience in IT leadership, and is skilled in software development, team building, relational databases, and OOP languages. Mr. Stecker has experience in special education advocacy, as he has been his daughter’s #1 advocate in the areas of educational evaluation and advocacy in navigating the IEP process.
Crista Liggett is Board Member and a Ball State University graduate with a BS in Communications and Journalism. She began her career in secondary education and has 30+ graduate hours in Reading Education. Over 20 years ago she decided to change her path and made a departure from secondary education to pursue her passion in the aesthetics industry. She is now an experienced professional in the Medical Aesthetics field. Since 2009, Ms. Liggett has served as the Aesthetics Director and Cosmetic Surgical Coordinator at Chegar Facial Plastic Surgery. Her areas of expertise include training, consulting, marketing, and aesthetics. Mrs. Liggett is the parent of a child who had an IEP under Communication Disorder and worked with the First Steps program for 5 years.
Therese Joyce is a Board Member and experienced professional who holds a BA in Political Science from University of Dayton, an MS in School Counseling from Butler University, and a JD from Cleveland State University. Therese has extensive experience in education and legal matters. After practicing law in Ohio for a number of years, Therese pursued a career in education serving as the College Counselor for a private Indianapolis high school. After serving 9-12 grade students with social, emotional counseling as well as college and career readiness, Therese combined all of her previous experience to work in higher education with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). At the NCAA Therese has worked in both the pre-enrollment and post-enrollment landscape serving in a number of roles within NCAA Regulatory Affairs.