Other Appointed Committees and Task Forces

ARCHIVE COMMITTEE

The Archive Committee shall be composed of five (5) members, appointed by the Association President for a one (1) year term, running August 1 to July 31 and approved by the Board of Directors. The role of the Committee is to provide an annual update to the ISTA historical record. Additionally, the Committee will update the historical displays in the ISTA Central Office.
A designated photographer will be present at all major ISTA functions to photograph events, persons and activities. Copies of photos taken during major ISTA functions will be given to the chair of the Archive Committee for the purpose of maintaining the history of ISTA.

 
Brenda Pike
Primary Email: bpike@ista-in.org
School:
District: MISC
 
Sarah Borgman
Primary Email: whadyapple@frontier.com
School: RETIRED-LIFE
District: RT
 
Rudolph Nichols
Primary Email: prancer3156@aol.com
School:
District: RT
 
David Pirtle
Primary Email: djpirtle@frontier.com
School:
District: RT
 
David Gregory
Primary Email: dagregory@taylor.k12.in.us
School:
District: RT
 
Tom Brunstrup
Primary Email: tbrunstrup@decaturnet.com
School:
District: RT
 
James Clauser
Primary Email: jclaus523@comcast.net
School:
District: RT
 
JUDICIAL REVIEW BOARD
(ISTA Bylaws, Article XIII, Section 2-3)

A Judicial Review Board shall serve as the court of original jurisdiction. This Board shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the Association President and approved by the Board of Directors; one member must be an ethnic minority.The term of office shall be for five (5) years and no member shall be eligible to serve more than one five (5) year term in addition to any portion of an un-expired or partial term. The appointments will become effective September 1 of each year and the initial appointments will be as follows: one for a one (1) year term; one for a two (2) year term; one for a three (3) year term; one for a four (4) year term; one for a five (5) year term. The chairperson shall be elected annually by and from the Review Board. In the event of a vacancy, the Association President with approval of the Board of Directors will appoint a replacement to serve the remaining un-expired term. A member of the Review Board shall hold no other elective office or appointive position in the Association.The jurisdiction of this Board shall extend to cases as brought by members or local affiliates and as herein defined:
A. The Review Board shall have original jurisdiction the following cases:

  1. Recall of the following:

    • State officers or persons elected at large;

    • Statewide appointees;

    • Board of Directors and elected Standing Committee members;

  2. Alleged violations of the Code of Ethics of the Education Profession;

  3. The censure, suspension, or expulsion of a member;

  4. Review, upon request, of an action of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, or Representative Assembly, regarding consistent application of the Bylaws of the Association.

B. The Review Board shall have the following powers subject to the conditions as herein outlined:
  1. To recall pursuant to Section 3., A.1.; any recalled individual shall have the right to appeal to the Board of Directors.

  2. To censure, suspend, or expel a member for violation of the Code of Ethics of the Education Profession or other sufficient cause. The member shall have the right to appeal to the Executive Committee on procedural grounds;

  3. To vacate censure, lift suspension, or reinstate a member;

  4. To review an action of the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, or Representative Assembly for consistency with the Bylaws and to recommend to the appropriate governing body remedial action if necessary. Requests for review may be made only by the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Representative Assembly, a local affiliate (by official action), or upon petition of ten (10) percent of the certified delegates of the Representative Assembly.

 
Robert Barcus
Primary Email: rbarcus@comcast.net
School:
District: RT
 
Mary Bogeman
Primary Email: mpbogeman@aol.com
School:
District: RT
 
Deana Stickels
Primary Email: dstickels@socs.k12.in.us
School: MCCORMICKS CREEK ELEMENTARY
District: 3B
 
William Hale
Primary Email: whale344@aol.com
School: RETIRED-LIFE
District: RT
 
Dannell Scott
Primary Email: dscott202@gmail.com
School:
District: RT
 
LEGAL DEFENSE PANEL

“Any active Association member or affiliate is eligible for coverage, provided that the applicant for legal services was a member or affiliate in good standing on the date of the incident for which said member or affiliate seeks legal assistance and, in the case of a member, does not voluntarily terminate Association membership while he/she is receiving legal assistance, if the member continues to be employed in the field of education. The Executive Director may waive the above requirements in an appropriate situation. The Association shall not discriminate against applicants (for legal services) on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, handicap, martial status or economic status. To effect pertinent portions of this policy, the Association Board of Directors establishes a Legal Defense Panel, hereinafter referred to as the Panel. The Panel shall be composed of seven (7) active members appointed to staggered three (3) year terms, and one (1) member of the Board of Directors appointed to a one (1) year term. Terms run from September 1 through August 31. The Panel shall elect a chairperson for a one (1) year period. Appointments shall be made by the Association President with the approval of the Board. The Association Executive Director shall appoint appropriate staff to assist the Panel with its duties.”

 
Karen Warble
Primary Email: kswarble@shelbycs.k12.in.us
School: THOMAS A HENDRICKS S
District: 3C
 
Cheryl Fenton
Primary Email: fentonc@yahoo.com
School: SEYMOUR MIDDLE
District: 3H
 
Matthew Mertes
Primary Email: mattmertes@aol.com
School: NORTH SIDE HIGH
District: 1L
 
Janet Chandler
Primary Email: jchandler@hse.k12.in.us
School: HAMILTON SOUTHEASTERN HIGH
District: 2G
 
Douglas Taylor
Primary Email: dtaylor@ista-in.org
School: SCRIBNER MIDDLE
District: 3F
 
Rhondalyn Cornett
Primary Email: rhondalyncornett@gmail.com
School:
District: 2D
 
Robert Sellers
Primary Email: rlsellers@gmail.com
School: ALBION ELEMENTARY
District: 1G
 
Brian Hawkins
Primary Email: briandavidhawkins@gmail.com
School: BEDFORD N LAWRENCE
District: 3B
 
PACESETTER AWARDS COMMITTEE

The Pacesetter Award is designed to recognize outstanding examples of courage, commitment, innovation, or dedication advancing the status of Education and the Teaching Profession in Indiana. The Committee shall be composed of six (6) members appointed for a one (1) year term running from August 1 to July 31. Appointments shall be made by the Association President with the approval of the Board.

 
Richard Wright
Primary Email: mr.rbwright@gmail.com
School:
District: RT
 
Ginger Calhoun
Primary Email: gcalhoun@argos.k12.in.us
School: ARGOS COMM JR SR HIGH
District: 1F
 
Saundra Brown
Primary Email: maka@iquest.net
School:
District: RT
 
Rhondalyn Cornett
Primary Email: rhondalyncornett@gmail.com
School:
District: 2D
 
Stephen Grannan
Primary Email: s.grannan@twc.com
School:
District: RT
 
John Comer
Primary Email: jcomer_msdwc@hotmail.com
School: SEEGER MEM JR SR HS
District: 2B
 
Adam Marlatt
Primary Email: marlatt90@yahoo.com
School: LAFONTAINE ELEM SCH
District: 1M