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Eddie L. Rivers, Jr. joined Kids’ Voice in 1998 as a board member and then as CEO in 2004. He received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and his Masters of Science in Systems Management at USC. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Jurisprudence at the Robert McKinney School of Law at IUPUI. Following his medical retirement from the US Army at the rank of Captain, Eddie worked at IBM; at COMSI (IBM’s largest Agent) as the Vice President and at REAL (IBM’s largest midrange business partner) as the Vice President of Sales. During these stints he served as a mentor to the Indianapolis Colts and on numerous Charitable Boards, including: the Speedway Exchange Club (Pres); the Lawrence Exchange Club (Pres); the Police Athletic League (Chair); Dad’s Day (Cathedral’s All Pro Dad’s division) co-Founder; Easter Seals Crossroads; the Indiana Fatherhood Coalition; the Flagship Enterprise Center; Fishers Rotary, the IN Elite SDVOB, and the Holy Spirit at Geist Parish Council. As President and CEO of Kids’ Voice, Eddie serves as the lead Funds Developer, Guardian ad Litem and Operations Manager.

Derelle Watson-Duvall joined Kids’ Voice in 1982. She received her law degree from Indiana University Law School in Indianapolis. She has practiced law for over thirty-five years. She is a former child welfare caseworker and served as counsel for the Marion County Office of Family and Children for sixteen years. She has represented adoption and guardianship petitioners in private practice. She co-authored the 1988 CHINS Deskbook, Updates, Supplements, Primer II and the CHINS Deskbook 2001 with Frances G. Hill, the 2007 Cumulative Supplement and the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to the CHINS Deskbook 2001 with Saundria Bordone, and the 2014 Cumulative Supplement to the CHINS Deskbook 2001 with Katherine Meger Kelsey. She received the Viola Taliaferro Award from the Civil Rights of Children Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association in 1998 and the ISBA Women in the Law Recognition Award in 2004 from the Indiana State Bar Association. She received the Distinguished Barrister Award in 2011.

Bethanne Gruner Lugar joined Kids’ Voice in 2004. She is a qualified human resources, office and finance management professional with 20 years diverse experience in business operational and management practices. Bethanne is the Director of Internal Operations, responsible for overseeing all operations of Kids’ Voice of Indiana. Duties include staffing, payroll, accounting, cash management, health, dental, and liability insurance benefits coordination, correspondence, marketing strategies, fund-raising, scheduling, and assisting in supervised parent-child visitations and customer service.

Katherine Meger Kelsey joined Kids’ Voice as an attorney for the Guardian ad Litem Program in October 2009. In March 2013, Katherine began working in the Children’s Law Center of Indiana, and is the co-author of the 2014 Cumulative Supplement to the CHINS Deskbook. Katherine received her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Canisius College, and her law degree, cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Katherine serves as Vice Chair of the Children’s Rights Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association and is a member of the Family Law and Juvenile Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. Katherine presents at conferences and to child service organizations on many family law and juvenile law topics, and has authored papers and articles which are part of the Kids’ Voice educational website. She is also a CASA for Child Advocates, a new volunteer attorney for the ACLU, and has recently begun involvement with various clinic and immigration organizations.

Lindsay R. Faulkenberg has been an attorney for Kids’ Voice since November 2011, working primarily in the GAL program. She received her B.S. from Butler University and J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where she worked with the Veteran’s Legal Support Clinic. She was admitted to the bar of Indiana in May 2010, and the bar of Illinois in November 2009. She served as a certified legal intern in the Domestic Relations Division of the Cook County Office of Public Guardian in Chicago. She spent one year working as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Montgomery County Courts in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Lindsay is a graduate of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series and Butler University’s Business School for Lawyers. Lindsay serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Policy and Law Initiative of Indiana. Lindsay volunteers for the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Child Advocates, Inc. and COIN (Coalition for Our Immigrant Neighbors). Lindsay is active with the Indianapolis Bar Association currently serving on the Family Law Section Executive Committee. Lindsay is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association. She also serves as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for Kids’ Voice.

Andrea Sneden joined Kids’ Voice in 2008 and worked with the Children’s Law Center and the GAL program until 2013.  Andrea undertook a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail and then lived in Maine, where she was a civil rights attorney representing children with disabilities through the Disability Rights Center.  Andrea returned to Kids’ Voice in 2015.  Andrea graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University in 2004 and received her law degree with pro bono distinction from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2008.  She received the Leadership In Law: Up and Coming Lawyer Award from the Indiana Lawyer in 2011.  Andrea also serves as a volunteer GAL.

Emily L. Angel Eads is an attorney with the GAL program at Kids’ Voice of Indiana. Before joining Kids’ Voice in 2015, she worked as a staff attorney at Indiana Legal Services, Inc. Emily graduated with a degree in History & Political Science from the University of Evansville in 2009 and received her law degree cum laude from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis in 2012. She serves on both the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Public Relations committees for the Indiana State Bar Association. Outside of her work as an attorney, Emily is on the organizing committee for the Arsenal 5k Run/Walk, an annual race that supports scholarships for seniors on the near east-side of Indy. She is also a volunteer judge for Reach For Youth’s Teen Court program and mentors a high school student through Starfish Initiative.

Carol Loggins joined Kids’ Voice in March 2016 as the grants and events coordinator. She received a B.S. in Informatics New Media from IUPUI in 2005 and a M.A. in Public Relations from IUPUI in 2012. Carol worked for several corporations as a communications and marketing specialist before moving into working with nonprofit organizations. Before Kids’ Voice, she served as the executive administrator for DREAM Alive, Inc., a small nonprofit based in Indianapolis. Carol continues to work as a volunteer in the community with St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, working with children and families in need.

Joyce Schooley has been with Kids’ Voice as a Safe Child Parenting Time supervisor since March 2012. She was promoted to Program Manager in March 2015. Her prior experience includes twenty-five years in management positions in the Human Resources field. She was responsible for acquiring, developing and maintaining the best possible workforce to satisfy the needs of the company’s customers, which included developing/implementing policies, programs, originating practices and objectives that provided the company with a competitive edge.

Nicole (Colie) DeWaal began as a volunteer and Safe Child Parenting Time supervisor in February 2016. She received her B.S. in Psychology with a Certificate in Neuroscience and Minor in Spanish from Indiana University in 2015. Colie joined Kids’ Voice full-time in July 2016 as the Guardian ad Litem Program Assistant. She aids attorneys and volunteers with their GAL cases by requesting necessary records, performing background checks, and preparing Court documents for upcoming hearings. Colie continues to work as a Safe Child Parenting Time supervisor and GAL volunteer.