WVLI participant listening to a presentation

The Wabash Valley Leadership Institute Advisory Council is a group of dedicated professionals who are committed to the betterment of the Wabash Valley. Members assist in several areas of the program including cohort participant selection, sponsorship acquisition, marketing, relationship buildings, and speaker identification.

  • Dottie L. King, Ph.D., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Janet Clark, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Lamprini Pantazi, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Susan Decker, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Susan Turner, Terre Haute Children’s Museum
  • Rachel Leslie, RJL Solutions, LLC.
  • David Haynes, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Kristin Craig, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Claudia Tanoos, Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation
  • Lisa Lee, Work One
  • Lea Anne Crooks, Ivy Tech Community College
  • Abby Desboro, United Way


  • Duke Energy
  • Indiana State University
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Tribune Star