Administration

The AYS administrative team is staffed with skilled, dedicated and caring individuals.  We wear many hats and work hard to provide a supportive foundation for program staff and the children we serve.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Chrystal Struben
Title: President/CEO
Joined AYS: 2014
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for setting and implementing strategic direction, approving and managing budgets, and determining agency policies and procedures along with the board of directors. Read Bio

Mike Petry
Title: Director of Finance
Joined AYS: 2017
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for all aspects of the finance department. Read Bio

Maureen Grey
Title: Director of Program Services
Joined AYS: 1987
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for all aspects of program services. Read Bio

Leslie Hankins
Title: Director of Development and Marketing
Joined AYS: 2004
Primary Responsibilities: Pursues grant opportunities and raises funds for AYS to serve more children, represents AYS in the community in order to promote AYS and develop partnerships. Read Bio

Liz Snyder
Title: Director of Human Resources and Professional Development
Joined AYS: 2015
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for leading human capital programs and strategies to ensure a capable and relevant workforce. Read Bio

Stefany Cooper
Title: Director of Business Operations
Joined AYS: 2015
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for leading business operations team, including customer service, evaluations, and compliance. Read Bio

Scott Warner
Title: Director of Partnerships

Joined AYS: 2017
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for school contract negotiations, representing AYS in the community, and maintaining relationships and partnerships with schools and key AYS partners. Read Bio

ADMINISTRATION

Rana McChristian
Title: Executive Liaison and Board Relations Manager
Joined AYS: 2014
Primary Responsibilities: Key point of contact to the AYS Board of Directors and executive level administrative support for the President/CEO.

PROGRAM SERVICES

Keith Monfreda
Title: Associate Director of Program Services and Enrichment
Joined AYS: 2005
Primary Responsibilities: Manages the four Regional Program Managers and ensures that educational and enrichment opportunities are embedded into our daily programming. 

Roger Bower
Title: Program Services Coordinator
Joined AYS: 1990
Primary Responsibilities: Point of contact for staff and parents concerning policy and procedure in program services.

Roberto Rodarte
Title: Southern Regional Program Manager
Joined AYS: 2007
Primary Responsibilities: Assures quality programming while providing support to our programs in Decatur Township, Shelbyville, North Montgomery County, and North West Hendricks County.

Jamanique Best-Isiwele
Title: South Central Regional Program Manager
Joined AYS: 2014
Primary Responsibilities: Assures quality programming while providing support to our programs in IPS.

Arvella Boddie
Title: North Central Regional Program Manager
Joined AYS: 2014
Primary Responsibilities: Assures quality programming while providing support to our programs in Washington Township and Speedway Schools.

Robyn Baker
Title: Northern Regional Program Manager
Joined AYS: 2012
Primary Responsibilities: Assures quality programming in while providing support to our programs in Noblesville and at all parochial and charter schools.

Deneane Nichols
Title: Regional Program Associate
Joined AYS: 2014
Primary Responsibilities: Assures quality programming while providing support to our programs in the northern and southern regions.

FINANCE

Trisha Kearshner
Title: Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Joined AYS: 2001
Primary Responsibilities: Processes billing for all programs, including credit card payments, all collections, and assist HR in processing bi-weekly payroll.

Diane Miller
Title: Centralized Purchasing Manager
Joined AYS: 1985
Primary Responsibilities: 21st CCLC, program budgets, program level fundraising, purchasing, staff training

HUMAN RESOURCES AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Jeananne Reich
Title: Professional Development Manager
Joined AYS: 1997
Primary Responsibilities: Maintaining training compliance, help with new employee onboarding, and coordinating training programs.

Angela Houser
Title: Human Resources Manager

Joined AYS: 2017
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for human resource issues for the agency including hiring, payroll processing, and classification.

DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING

Andrea Freund
Title: Grants and Communications Manager
Joined AYS: 2008
Primary Responsibilities: Lead grant proposal writer, develops and maintains AYS’ marketing materials, and distributes organization-focused communications.

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

David Sneden
Title: Compliance and Evaluations Manager
Joined AYS: 2016
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for compliance with state & federal government and accrediting bodies’ regulations, responsible for evaluation program and measuring program quality.

Beth Koenen-Seelbach
Title: IT Coordinator
Joined AYS: 1991
Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for on-site IT support, serves as liaison with external IT consultant, works on IT project implementation and troubleshooting.

Caitlin Poe
Title: Customer Relations Manager
Joined AYS: 2016
Primary Responsibilities:

Kimberly Thomas
Title: Registration and Payment Coordinator
Joined AYS: 2008
Primary Responsibilities:

Vicci Rydzinski
Title: Financial Assistance Coordinator
Joined AYS: 2017
Primary Responsibilities: