Easterseals RISE Adds Lyster as Programs Director | Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana

Angola, Indiana — Easterseals RISE has named Nick Lyster as director of programs. In the newly created position, Lyster will oversee programming and services at Easterseals RISE locations in Angola and Auburn as well as in the community.

Lyster brings nearly 14 years of knowledge and skills to Easterseals RISE, including experience as a para-educator and in day services, employment, case management and supported living.

“I’m excited to be part of a great organization that truly serves individuals and families,” Lyster said. “I look forward to helping Easterseals RISE deliver top-quality programs and services for people with disabilities, their families and our community.”

Lyster will focus on operations and supervising direct support staff, while Executive Director Crystal Church-Stavitzke will focus on building community relationships and partnerships that support equity, access, and inclusion for everyone. Together, Lyster and Church-Stavitzke will ensure that Easterseals RISE continues to meet the needs of people with disabilities in Steuben and DeKalb counties.