About the Board

The WonderLab Board of Directors functions as a policy-making body. The board is responsible for setting policies, raising funds, approving and monitoring budgets, and hiring and evaluating the Executive Director. Each board member is appointed to a three-year term.

Board of Directors

Elizabeth Raff, Professor of Biology, emerita Indiana University
President of the Board

Dionne Cross Francis, Joseph R Nelkirk Term Professor, Mathematics Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Vice President of the Board

Andy Cron, Vice President, Global Business Leader for Surgery, Cook Medical
Treasurer of the Board

Ashley Johnson, President, First Appraisal Group
Secretary of the Board

Steve Bishop, Commercial Banking Officer, German American Bank

Wisk Derifond, Research & Development Engineer, Cook Medical

Caitlin Keller, Product Manager, Product Management Operations, Cook Medical

Lauren Kucera, Global Manager of Material Science and Regulation, Cook Medical

Brandon O’Leary, Executive Director, Management Advisory Services, Indiana University Foundation

Patricia Riveire Stumpf, Senior Executive Director, Indiana University Alumni Association; and Director, Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County

Eric Slotegraaf, Attorney, Slotegraaf Niehoff PC

Rick Van Kooten, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Physics, Indiana University Bloomington 

Philemon Yebei, Assistant Vice President for Administration, Office of the Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs at Indiana University