MEF Presidents Collage

MEF Presidents since our founding in 1992, dedicated to supporting Munster schools

Board of Directors

MEF Board members serve a minimum of three years. Each board member is responsible to serve on one of our managing committees and to attend monthly board meetings. Our board consists of community members who are dedicated to maintaining the strength of our schools and thus the strength of our community.


President: Shelton, Tricia (Westminster Preschool)

Vice President: Rotatori, Paul (Museum of Science & Industry)

Treasurer: Eplawy, Lynn (Gary Jet Center)

Secretary: Schoon, Ken (retired IUN professor)


Baker, Sandy (retired Munster teacher)

Byrne, Ellen (retired teacher)

Glavin, Dan (O'Neill, McFadden & Willett LLP)

Hamblin, Nancy (retired Munster teacher)

Jez, Michael (Citizen's Bank)

Jones, Holly (Teacher/South Shore Eye Care)

Keefner, Adam (Munster Schools Parent)

Kilibarda Gutierrez, Amanda (Munster Schools Alumni)

Lazar, Sue (retired Whiting teacher)

Logue, Candice (People's Bank)

McHie, Lyn (retired Hammond teacher)

Milne, Deborah (First Merchants Bank)

Moore, Carol (Laughing Cat Productions)

Nierengarten, Kate (former Special Education Teacher)

Rogan, Kay (retired Hammond Teacher/Realtor)

Smith, Kristen (CrossFit 219)

Wilk, Ken (Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer, & Polen)


School Town of Munster Representative: Dr. Yvonne Stokes

School Board Representative: John Doherty

Munster Chamber of Commerce Representative: Karen Mashura


Munster Education Foundation Bylaws

Past MEF Board of Directors

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