ISTA Leadership Team

 

Brenda Pike, Executive Director

Indianapolis

 

An educator for more than 35 years, Dr. Pike is a native of Tennessee. She joined ISTA as Executive Director in 2010 after having served on the staffs of the Texas State Teachers Association and the Tennessee Education Association. She holds an Ed Specialist and Doctorate from Memphis State University. She is married to her husband, Wayne, and has two adult sons, Jason and Brent.

 

Teresa Meredith, President

Shelbyville


A kindergarten teacher at Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary, Teresa has taught in Indiana's public schools for over 20 years. Teresa and her husband Chris have four children.

 

Keith Gambill, Vice President

Evansville

 

Keith Gambill is a middle school music and drama teacher from Evansville. He served as Evansville Teachers Association president before becoming ISTA vice president. He has taught in Evansville’s public schools for 26 years. Keith also serves as chair of the Indiana Foundation for the Improvement of Education (IFIE)

 

Callie Marksbary, Treasurer

Lafayette


A third grade teacher at Vinton Elementary in Lafayette, Callie has been a public school teacher for over 37 years. Before serving as ISTA treasurer, she served on the NEA Board of Directors. Callie and her husband Rob have two children.

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