The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in Evansville has announced the members of its Board of Directors for 2020. Board members are all volunteers who represent various facets of the community. They give their time, talent, and expertise to help Easterseals achieve its mission: To make profound, positive differences in the lives of local people with disabilities every day, and to change the way our community defines and views disability.
2020 Board Chair is Brian Hape (United Leasing, Inc.).
Executive Committee Members are Paul Green (IBEW Local 16), Brian Hape (United Leasing, Inc.), Denny Hargett (Easterseals Posey County representative), Wayne Kinney (Innovative Consulting Group), Sara Miller (Old National Bank), Dan Parod (St. Vincent), John Raisor (Fifth Third Bank), John Schroeder, Director Emeritus (Wabash / Crescent Plastics), Scott Schroeder (Wabash Plastics), Spencer Tanner (Jackson Kelly PLLC), and Matt Theby (Lensing Building Specialties).
Board Members include Scott Albin (PCI Skanska, Inc.), Maurice Berendes (Community Volunteer), Rob Bingham (German American), Scott Branam (Deaconess Cross Pointe), Stacy Carr (Toyota Motor North America), Todd Chamberlain (Republic Services), Katy Gilberg (Community Volunteer), Michelle Graham (Harding Shymanski & Co.), Chad Grunow (Ritzy’s), Carol Hull (Community Volunteer), Doug Kanet (Cresline Plastics), Dana Myers (Vectren, A Centerpoint Company), Bill Norman (Berry Global), and Ken Smith (Breck Logistics).
Easterseals has been changing lives in Evansville and the surrounding area since 1946. Today, the nonprofit organization serves almost 5,200 children and adults with disabilities from 30 Tri-State counties.
The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center’s wide-ranging programs include its core services of physical, occupational and speech/language therapy and audiology testing, which are provided regardless of ability to pay; psychological testing and counseling for children and youth; inclusive early care and education for children of all abilities; augmentative and alternative communication; warm water aquatics and swim lessons; assistive technology; custom mobility and seating systems; driver’s training and rehab; home, school and worksite modifications; community employment and facility-based employment services; and residential and community living services.