Departmental Contact Information

A separate school directory with contact information is also available.

Superintendent
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Fax: 574-262-5733

Dr. Robert Haworth, Superintendent of Schools: 574-262-5526
W. Douglas Thorne, Executive Director of Personnel and Legal Services: 574-262-5517
Jill Barfell, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools: 574-262-5526
Dora Sauserman, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Personnel and Legal Services, and the Board of School Trustees: 574-262-5515
Sandy Iavagnilio, Assistant Secretary to the Board of School Trustees: 574-262-5516
 

Communication & Data
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514

Shawn Hannon, Senior Director of Communication and Data: 574-262-5543
Media Inquiries:
communication@elkhart.k12.in.us
Nancy Goldy, Secretary to the Director of Communication and Data: 574-262-5569
Brenda VanNevel, Digital Communication Specialist: 574-262-5943
Dee Wappes, Assessment and Data Coordinator: 574-262-5881
Beth Wentland, Technical Assistant: 574-262-5539

Building Services
1135 Kent Street 
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Fax: 574-262-5693

Anthony Gianesi, Director: 574-262-5690
Jeff Watson, Assistant Supervisor: 574-262-5690
Rhonda Crum, Secretary and Facility Rentals: 574-262-5690
Dora Ross, Textbook Coordinator: 574-262-5690

Business Office
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Fax:  574-262-5565

Douglas Hasler, Executive Director of Support Services: 574-262-5563
Dr. Robert Woods, Director of Business Operations: 574-262-5532
Dan Rice, Senior Director of Technology: 574-262-5560
Pam Melcher, Director of Food Services: 574-262-5523
Deborah Shoup, Supervisor of Accounting, Audits, and Investments: 574-262-5537
Diana Stamper, Head Bookkeeper and Executive Assistant: 574-262-5562
Cathy Sailor, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Support Services: 574-262-5563
Mary Grove, Certified Payroll: 574-262-5528
Paula Watson, Classified Payroll: 574-262-5529
Donna Hemmig, Payroll Assistant: 574-262-5654
Darlyn Smale, Insurance: 574-262-5527
Denice Ludlow, Accounts Payable: 574-262-5525
Anna Yoder, Accounts Payable: 574-262-5525
Marilou Snell, Copy/Mail Room: 574-262-5524
Diana Karre, Secretary to the Director of Food Services: 574-262-5551
Mary Ann Bloomingdale, Food Services Bookkeeper: 574-262-5705
Nicole Scheetz, Food Services Bid & Commodity Specialist: 574-262-5544
Candy Kirchner, Food Services Training Specialist: 574-262-5631

Community Education
Elkhart Area Career Center
2424 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Phone:  574-262-5678
Department Fax:  574-262-5675

Deborah Weaver, Director: 574-262-5678
Heather Erlacher, Secretary to Director, Continuing Education Coordinator: 574-262-5880 ext. 2032
Monica Beane, Bookkeeping: 574-262-5580 ext. 2051
Robin Jolgren, Data Analyst: 574-262-5880 ext. 2031
Cathy Snyder, Child Care Coordinator: 574-262-5678
Vickie Kidder, Evening Secretary: 574-262-5678

Instruction and Learning
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Phone:  574-262-5559
Department Fax:  574-262-5556

Dr. John Hill, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction: 574-262-5552
Dr. Bradley Sheppard, Supervisor: 574-262-5514
Faith Schultz, Supervisor of High Ability Programs: 574-262-5935
Beth Williams, Supervisor of Federal Programs: 574-262-5679
Joyce Halfmann, Secretary to the Supervisor of High Ability Programs: 574-262-5554
Rebecca Thompson, Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction: 574-262-5559
Kris Hitt, Secretary to the Supervisor of Federal Programs: 574-262-5567
Laura Humphrey, Media Services: 574-262-5538
Libby Decker, Media Services and ENL Testing: 574-262-5518
Danae Wirth, District Academic Science Coach:  574-262-5533
Jenny Hinman, District Academic Math Coach: 574-262-5731
Sherry Keeslar, District Academic Language Arts Coach: 574-262-5531

Technology Services
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Phone:  574-262-5676

Dan Rice, Senior Director of Technology: 574-262-5560
Matt Hensley, Network Engineer: 574-262-5676
Cliff Ziebold, Office Systems Support Manager: 574-262-5676

Personnel
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Phone:  574-262-5509
Department Fax:  574-262-5612

W. Douglas Thorne, Executive Director of Personnel and Legal Services: 574-262-5517
Cheryl Waggoner, Director of Talent Recruitment and Management: 574-262-5536
Loria Mayes, Executive Assistant/Certified Staff Support:: 574-262-5511
Marcia Hiatt, Secretary for Classified Personnel: 574-262-5510
Traci George, Receptionist: 574-262-5509
Angela Neal, Secretary for Personnel: 574-262-5522/Central Calling: 262-5719

Student Services
J. C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Department Phone:  574-262-5540
Department Fax:  574-262-5548

Anthony England, Director: 574-262-5540
Mary Jo Sartorius, Director of Special Education: 574-262-5542
Toni McDougal, Supervisor of Student Services/Attendance: 574-262-5868
Jennifer Sager, Supervisor/Special Education Elementary Mild Interventions: 574-262-5598
Victoria Toney, Supervisor/Special Education Secondary Mild Interventions: 574-262-5726
Roma Osterloo, Autism Coordinator: 574-262-2278
Deb Beehler, Coordinator of Special Education Behavior Support: 574-262-5726
Kim Boynton, PACE Preschool Coordinator: 574-262-5833
Natalie Bickel, Attendance, Community Liaison:  574-262-5725
Karla Copenhaver, Secretary: 574-262-5867 
Karen Erlacher, Coordinator of Alternative Education; Tipton: 574-295-4903
Sally Krumwiede, Office Manager: 574-262-5540
Shirley Kunkel, Secretary: 574-262-5547
Michelle Graber, Secretary:  575-262-5861
Karen Shaver, Secretary: 574-262-5549
Maria Cortez, Secretary:  574-262-5555

Transportation
2402 California Road 
Elkhart, IN  46514

Henry Lohmeyer, Director of Transportation: 574-262-5695
John Moran, Assistant Director of Transportation: 574-262-5695
Tim Lockhart, Assistant Supervisor of Transportation: 574-262-5695
Kristen Smit, Secretary to Director of Transportation: 574-262-5695 
Cathy Skipper, Secretary to Assistant Director of Transportation: 574-262-5695
Deb Swanson, Programs Transportation Route/Driver Coordinator: 574-262-5695
Felix Montesino, Trainer/Bus Dispatcher: 574-262-5695
Leigh Bell, Trainer/Bus Dispatcher: 574-262-5695


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