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Lana Taylor
Executive Director

Lana Taylor has been the State Alliance Director for the Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs (IABGC) since 2006. She has a Masters degree in School Psychology and Counseling from Butler University. Lana is responsible for grant writing, management, and reporting, as well as, overall alliance operations. Lana is always working on forming new partnerships and community relationships throughout Indiana.

Jessica McKinley
Deputy Executive Director

Jessica McKinley has been with the Indiana Alliance since 2011. She completed an AmeriCorps term of service prior to her leadership role. Jessica has a General Studies degree with a focus in Human and Social Services. Jessica is a Certified Youth Practitioner through the CYC Certification Board. She assists the Director with program management, development and grant reporting.

Erica Cook- AmeriCorps Volunteer
Data Entry & Support Specialist

Erica Cook is volunteering with the Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and we are very excited to have her on the team. She had worked with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County as Program Coordinator for Teen Services for several years. As Keystone Advisor she won the National Keystone Advisor of the Year Award. Her responsibilities include data management and analysis.

Meet Our Board Members

President - Richard Peterson

Richard Peterson has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering. He has served as President of the Board of Directors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County and has chaired or served on multiple local committees. He was a board member on the Indiana Area Council from 2009-2014 and served as President in 2011-2012.


Vice President - Vacant

If interested please contact Jessica Mckinley at [email protected] for more information.


Secretary - Vacant

If interested please contact Jessica Mckinley at [email protected] for more information.


Treasurer - Vacant

If interested please contact Jessica Mckinley at [email protected] for more information.

Mike Johnstone, Michigan City

Ron Ryan, Executive Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Evansville

Mandy Reber, Executive Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of HuntingtonCounty



Meet Our Boys & Girls Clubs of America Representatives

Jeffrey Amy

Jeff Amy is Director of Organizational Development, Major Metro Services for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. He is responsible for initiating and providing consultation and support services to Major Metro organizations; working in partnership with local organizations to build and grow their capacity to have the greatest mission impact; implementing consultation services which expand the Boys & Girls Club Movement; and interpreting the goals and objectives of Boys & Girls Clubs of America to member organizations.

Andre Arrington

Andre Arrington is Executive Director of the Don Moyers Boys & Girls Club in Champaign. He received a degree in Social Work from Alabama State University in 1994, where he was active in Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He is a member of Rotary Club of Champaign and a member of the review committee charged with assessing the complaint process in the Champaign Police Department. Arrington has helped sustain and expand the Boys and Girls Club under his leadership, establishing new programs for teens and other youth and serving as the host of the North End Breakfast Club, a community menʹs organization that meets Saturday mornings at the Club.

Shelby Madison

Accounting Manager, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Tyrell McElroy

Director of Organizational Development, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Matt Watrous

Director of Government Relations, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Amy Sexton

Senior Director, Resource Development at Boys & Girls Clubs of America