Staff

 

Tammy Savoy – Executive Director

After her girls’ exceptional experience as Girls Inc. members, Tammy joined the Board of Directors in 2015 and served on the Financial Committee and as the Gala Chair. After 19 years at First Bank, most recently as the Assist Vice President, Business Solutions, and four years in the Navy, Tammy joined the Girls Inc. staff. Tammy says “I am overjoyed and humbled by the opportunity to serve as the Executive Director of Girls Inc. I am passionate about our mission and dedicated to leading Girls Inc. into the future.” Tammy’s insight as a former Girls Inc. parent and board member uniquely position her to usher Girls Inc. into our next phase.

Contact Tammy directly with any questions at tsavoy@girlsincwayne.org

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Kiersten Aubre-Howard – Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy Facilitator

In 2011 Kiersten and her two daughters joined Girls Inc. together. Kiersten as a summer program BOLD group leader and her daughters as a summer volunteer and Girls Inc. member. Kiersten went on to work for Communities In Schools as a Site Coordinator at Dennis Intermediate and most recently at Richmond High School.  Kiersten is honored to step into the role of facilitating the Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy Program; and to contribute to the health of our youth, and our community. She is passionate about empowering young people to respect themselves, and make informed choices.

Contact Kiersten directly with any questions at kaubrehoward@girlsincwayne.org.

Erica Coulter – Marketing, Development and Communications Manager

As a former Program Educator at Cope Environmental Center, Erica developed her passion for inspiring children. She joins our team as a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington with skills in public relations and advertising as well as graphic and web design. In the coming days, she looks forward to growing with our organization as she creates innovative ways to share our girls’ stories and spread the word about the exciting changes Girls Inc. of Wayne County is making.

Contact Erica directly with any questions at ecoulter@girlsincwayne.org.

 

Cammi Fulvi – Program Director

Cammi worked as a Program Associate at Girls Inc. for four years while an English major at Earlham College. She left to earn her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Earlham, and went on to teach English for three years at Richmond High School. Cammi returned to Girls Inc. as the Program Director because she missed the supportive and child-centered atmosphere. She focuses on building program schedules that enrich our girls and increase their confidence in all areas of their life. Cammi is devoted to making sure the program staff is supported and appreciated.

Contact Cammi directly with any questions at cfulvi@girlsincwayne.org.

Kaitlyn Hoober – Program Associate

As a former Girls Inc. girl herself, Kaitlyn is thrilled to be back as a Program Associate. She also works as a Special Ed para at Test Intermediate School for 6th and 7th graders. Her favorite part about working at Girls Inc. is being able to give our girls unconditional love everyday and helping them grow as women. Working with girls and women is something Kaitlyn is passionate about and wants to continue throughout her life, so much so that she hopes to become a women’s trauma specialist one day. Kaitlyn’s loving demeanor and passion for women’s issues make her a great addition to our team!

Contact Kaitlyn directly with any questions at khoober@girlsincwayne.org.

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Sam Hoober – Lead Program Associate

As a girl, Sam participated at Girls Inc. and has happy memories of field trips, games and positive role models. She is proud to now provide those wonderful experiences for girls today. Sam previously served as a preschool teacher at Elizabeth Starr Elementary. Her playful yet firm facilitation style make her a wonderful asset. Sam’s kindness, compassion and sense of humor both model and empower girls to make positive, healthy choices.

Contact Sam directly with any questions at shoober@girlsincwayne.org.

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Lauren Lowhorn – Program Associate

As an Indiana University East Elementary Education major, Lauren brings her love of children to her work at Girls Inc. Lauren’s easygoing style and resourcefulness are strengths she brings as a role model to girls. Previously Lauren worked at the YMCA as a youth counselor. In her spare time, Lauren is committed to weight training and competes as a bodybuilder. She enjoys finding exciting new ways to introduce girls to physical fitness activities and challenging them to create habits to benefit their life-long health.

Contact Lauren directly with any questions at llowhorn@girlsincwayne.org

 

Patti Peterson Development Associate

Patti Peterson- Director of Development

Following 20 years of community service and non-profit work, Patti joined Girls Inc. staff.  Since 2008, Patti has worked to establish tools to track member progress and program effectiveness.  She is expert at enabling staff to support families, girls and one another in an informed, consistent, positive manner. Patti’s focus on sharing our girls’ successes with donors and stakeholders is a foundation of her work as our Development leader.

Feel free to contact Patti directly at ppeterson@girlsincwayne.org with any questions.

 

 

 

 

 

Katie Reising – Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy (PAP) Director and Teen Advocate at Richmond Community Schools

Katie holds a BS in Early Childhood Education from Indiana University and a Masters of Education from Earlham College. She brings a wealth of experience to Girls Inc. from her previous teaching experiences in Indianapolis, Houston, and Richmond and from her work with the RCS Adult Education Program. Katie was an active member of our Girls Inc. Board for five years. In addition to leading PAP classes in intermediate and high schools, Katie has drop-in hours for students at Richmond High School and facilitates small girl groups focusing on topics such as healthy relationships, communication, goal-setting and personal value development. Katie’s openness and compassion quickly put teens at ease, allowing them to share, learn, and grow in ways that build self-esteem and reduce the influence of negative peer pressure.

Contact Katie at kreising@girlsincwayne.org with any questions.