Staff/Community Volunteers

        

Executive Director

  • Mary Prows

 

Program Director/Site Coordinator

  • Cosette Crist

 

Program Assistant/Data Information

  • Morgan Veach

Site Assistant

  • Miriah Troxell

  • Jacob Crist

IWU Students

  • Serving through Work Study

  • Various Practicum and Internships

  • Volunteer Hours

 

Additional Volunteers

  • Dana Williams

  • Sarah Montgomery

  • Jackie Foltz

  • Robert Mitchell

  • Sarah Nacke

  • Cliff Stanley

  • Phil Prows

  • Kayla Brooks

  • Other community volunteers          

Board of Directors 

Mary Prows

  • Employment:

    • The Training Center - Executive Director

  • About:

    • Married Phil in 1974

    • Family: Three married sons plus eight awesome grandchildren

    • Education:

      • Bachelors Degree in Management 2003 - IWU

      • MBA in 2005 in Administration and Accounting - IWU

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

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2010 - current

  • 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:

    • Marion Community Schools -Student Support Services

    •       Justice Intermediate School

  • About:

    • Born and raised in Marion

    • Marion High School Graduate

    • 6 yrs service in the Army

    • Attending IWU to complete degree in Organizational Leadership

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2018-current (term 1)

  • Why:

    • "Education is very important.  The Training Center is committed the academic day for youth in our Community."

 

Karmen McKelvey -

 Serves as Secretary

  • 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 - 2018-current (term 1)

  • 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 -

 Serves as Board President

  • Employment:

    • Chief of Police - Indiana Wesleyan University

  • About:

    • Married to Cami​

    • Two sons

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2018-current (term 1)

  • Why:

    • "​To give back to community and the Training Center is a great place that helps studens become the best version of themselves."

Mignon Orr (Meagon)

  • Employment: 

    • Community School of the Arts

    •      Operations Manager

  • About: 

    • Married: to high school sweetheart - Adam Orr

    • Family: Daughter - Mia

    • Education:

    •    BS  Purdue University

    •    Graduated from Eastbrook High School

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2021-current (term 1)

  • Why:  

    • "1 year taught nutrition for Purdue Extension when the Training Center first opened.  Mary asked be to join the board member after reconnecting at CSA in summer of 2021."

 

Robert Mitchell

  • Employment:

    • Marion Community Schools  - Computer Lab Director

  • About:

    • Children: Baleigh, Khloe, Bryson

    • Bachelor's Degree of Industrial Technology/Electronic Engineering from Jackson State University

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2020-current (term 1)

  • Why: "The Training Center is a great place for the youth in our community.  This place offers tutoring, mentoring, and a great summer program.  I joined this organization because I love seeing the kids excel in every aspect of life."

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Keenan Davis -

 Serves as Vice President

  • Employment:

    • Owner -Keenan Davis State Farm Agency

  • About:

    • Married to Tashema

    • Two Daughters 

    • Degrees from IWU and Shaw University

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2020-current (term 1)

  • Why:

    • "​The Training Center serves a very valuable purpose in Grant County.  With correct and strong support, it will become a vital part of the succes of Grant County's future. 

Sarah Summerset -

  • Employment:

    • Marion Community Schools - Director Little Giants PreSchool

  • About:

    • Married to Bennett Summerset

    • Two Sons - Rhys and Jase

    • Degreein Education from Indiana University

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2021-current (term 1)

  • Why:

    • "I enjoy helping students and the community." 

Michael Price -

  • Employment:

    • Keystone Family Resource Center - Team Lead

  • About:

    • Married to Nancy

    • Two Sons

    • Education:

    •      Kean University - BA Recreational Therpy

    •      Philaelphia Bible University - MS Counseling

  • Years of service with Training Center - 2021-current (term 1)

  • Why:

    • "​The Training Center serves a very valuable purpose in Grant County.  With correct and strong support, it will become a vital part of the succes of Grant County's future.