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Anderson Education Foundation (AEF) Executive Director
Aimee West, [email protected]
Aimee West
Aimee West has joined forces with the Anderson Education Foundation and Anderson Community Schools in full support of public education and the opportunities they afford to students, families and educators of Anderson and beyond. 
West is a former public educator, having worked with at-risk K-12 students, and more recently served communities in Madison County and greater East Central Indiana as Executive Director of Cancer Services of East Central Indiana, (now "Little Red Door Cancer Agency".) 
She has worked as a community planner and neighborhood organizer in Muncie and has volunteered as a CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate) for children.  
She currently serves as Vice President of Family Alliance, an organization which provides wrap-around support to families of single parents as they pursue educational attainment success, whatever that looks like to them. West's educational background is in Psychology and Educational Psychology and she is an alumna of Ball State University. 
West is a Midwest writer/visual storyteller in her day to day life, has 4 children, and her husband Dr. John West is a Professor of Urban Planning at Ball State University. 
Anderson Education Foundation (AEF) Board of Directors
David Dodd
David Dodd
Board President
Sonia Caldwell
Board Vice President
Assistant Principal

Ryan Walsh
Board Treasurer
Clinical Program Manager,
Ascension Operations
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Caitlin McGuire
Board Secretary
Sr. Client Service Associate
Raymond James
Candy Short
Board Member
Retired Educator/Community Member
Bradley Meadows
Director of District & Community Engagement
Pam Shoot
Board Member
Retired Program Director,
Leadership Academy of Mad. Co.
 Bill Watson
Board Member
Pittt Barbeque & Grill
Shelia Fakhredine
Wrap Around Facilitator 
Susan Daoust
3rd Grade Teacher
10th Street Elementary, ACSC
Andrew Zimmerman Jones
Sr. Assessment Specialist
Indiana Department of Education
Mia Goins
Connor King
Anderson High School
Student Representative
Senior (2024)
Anderson High School
Student Representative
Junior (2025)