Staff/Community Volunteers


Executive Director

  • Mary Prows


Program Director

  • Cosette Mast

Assistants to the Director

  • Yolanda Mast

  • Jeff Marshall

  • Ally Wimmer

Spring Intern - Ivy Tech

  • Stephanie Lines

  • Jessica Woodruff

IWU Students

  • Serving through Work Study

  • Various Practicum

  • Giving Volunteer Hours


Additional Volunteers

  • Cindy Gunsalus

  • Sarah Montgomery

  • ZoeAnn Lassiter

  • Jackie Foltz

  • Anna Wilson

  • Jody Montgomery

  • Linda Hughes

  • Sarah Snider

  • Cliff Stanley

  • Kati Young

  • Other community volunteers          

Board of Directors 

Mary Prows

  • Employment:

    • The Training Center

  • About:

    • Married 45 years to Phil Prows

    • Family: Three married sons plus eight awesome grandchildren

    • Education:Bachelors Degree in Management 2003 and MBA in 2005 in Administration and Accounting - both degrees are from Indiana Wesleyan

    • Previously worked at Indiana Wesleyan for 16 years, leaving in 2011 to launch the Training Center

  • Years of service with Training Center - 9 years

  • Why:

    • "Community is important. When we come together to support each other, we make our community a better place. As part of the TC board, we get to shape a program that enhances education and more: for children and families in our community. A place where children can begin to dream of an awesome future."


Anthony Horton, Sr 

  • Employment:

    • Area Director - Grant County Boys & Girls Club

  • About:

  • Years of service with Training Center - 1 year

  • Why:


Karmen McKelvey

  • Employment:

    • Teacher - Lakeview Christian School - Marion, IN 

  • About:

    • Native of Ohio

    • Bachelors Degree - Indiana Wesleyan University - 2017

    • Worked at the Training Center throughout college

  • Years of service with Training Center - 1 year​

  • Why:

    • My reason for serving is there are so many students in Marion that need love and support.  I want to help children gain a sturdy foundation while they are young so that they may succeed later in life.  I believe their education is very important and the Training Center provides a safe and welcoming place for them to learn more.

Kyle Beal

  • Employment:

    • Detective - Grant County Sheriff's Department

    • Crime Stopper's of Grant County

    • Police Department - Indiana Wesleyan University

  • About:

    • Married to Cami​

    • Two sons

  • Years of service with Training Center - 1 year

  • Why:



Rob Atchison, MA,PhD

  • Employment: 

    • Indiana Wesleyan University

    • Director of Clinical Training

    • Division of Graduate Counseling Chairman

  • About: 

    • Married: Lisa 

    • Family: 4 children - Nora, William, Clara, Hannah

    • Education:

    •    BS  Indiana Wesleyan University - 2005

    •    MA  Indiana Wesleyan University - 2007

    •    PhD Walden University - 2015

  • Years of service with Training Center -  2 years

  • Why:  


Erica Farmer

  • Employment:

    • Marion Community Schools - Teacher at Justice Intermediate

  • About:

    • Graduated from Indiana Wesleyan in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology

    • Served as a case manager for several years

    • Assist with Girl Scout Troop #2692

    • Independent Thirty One business 

  • Years of service with Training Center - 4 year

  • Why:

    • "The Training Center is a highly important part of our community. This program is reaching out to students, and their families in a positive, holistic manner that we struggle to find in today's society. I have seen the powerful impact the Training Center has and believe that it is important we build up the students of Marion to dream and make those dreams a reality."


Julie Autry

  • Employment:

    • Grant County Indiana - Prosecutor Investigator 

  • About:

    • Married

    • One Daughter - Hannah

    • ​Involved in Marion community since 1991

    • Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Psychology, additional training includes law enforcement and training in child abuse investigation and forensict interviewing.

    • Serves on the Mayor's Task Force against Domestic Violence and the Grant County School Safety Commission.

    • Involved at Liberty Baptist Church, previously served as a Director of an inner city outreach. 

  • Years of service with Training Center - 9 years

  • Why:

    • "I believe the future of Marion lies within our children. I also uphold many research studies that link poverty and lack of education. I am a strong supporter of education programs and schools in our community. Above all, I have a heart to serve Marion to make a difference in the lives of all families who reside within our city." 

Keenan Davis

  • Employment:

    • Owner -Keenan Davis State Farm Agency

  • About:

    • Married to Tashema

    • Two Daughters 

  • Years of service with Training Center - 1 year

  • Why:


Call Us: 765-573-4599   /   Email:   /  2011 W. 10th Street; Marion, Indiana 46953

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