The Easterseals Northern Indiana Network

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to lead the way to 100% equity, inclusion and access for people with disabilities, families and communities.

Our Action Pillars

Our actions are guided by four pillars that support our purpose:

We strive for 100% equity, inclusion and access.

We value and respect the whole person.

We provide essential services and supports for every stage of life.

We impact people where they need us most ─ school, work, home or in the community.

Our Organization

Easterseals Northern Indiana Inc. is the parent organization providing executive leadership and administrative functions for Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana and Cardinal Services. Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana, which includes Easterseals RISE and Easterseals Passages, provides a wide range of disability services to individuals in several counties throughout the region. For more information on Cardinal Services, visit


Donna Elbrecht


Thomas Square

Thomas Summerville

President of Operations


Leanne Ford

Chief Financial Officer


Jason Meyer

Chief Government Relations Officer

Vickie Square

Vickie Lootens

Chief Development Officer

Janet Square

Janet Schutte

Chief Marketing Officer

Joe Cohen, Chair

Barrett McNagny, LLP

Dena Jacquay

Parkview Health

Chuck Surack


Jane Wear

Cardinal Services (retired)

Angie Ritchey

Lake City Bank

Rob Parker

Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce

Isaac Lee

Steuben County Economic Development Corporation