Board of Directors

Thank you to the following community leaders who volunteer their time and guidance to support the work of this organization. Their service is valued as they are making an important impact in the movement to stop those who abuse children in our community.


Executive Officers

Jerry Barr and Tom Dickey

Jerry Barr and Tom Dickey

Tom Dickey, President; Managing Director, Hageman Group
Honorable Jerry Barr, Vice President;  Cherish Founder, Superior Court Judge
Dan LaReau, Treasurer, CEO, Mid America Clinical Laboratories

Board Members

Kevin Rider, Owner/Operator Divvy & Woody’s Restaurant, City of Carmel Council
Dori Newman, Attorney, Hamilton County Department of Child Services
Nate Pyle, Lead Pastor, Christ’s Community Church
Tammi Nash, Executive Director of Nursing Operations, Riverview Health

Michelle Fullhart, President, Hamilton Southeastern School Board

Allison Nicholson, Accreditation Manager & Explorer Advisor, Fishers Police Department


CHERISH Advisory Committee

Chief Kevin Jowitt
Judge Steve Nation
Michelle Corrao
Doug Carter (co-founder)
Dave Hildebrand
Christi Bebe
Nancy Zellers
John Pirics
Mike Haskett
Cynthis Wathen

CHERISH Trauma Care Committee Leaders

Brittany Winebar
Stephany Troyer-Williams
Kelly Reiff
Wendy Gamble
Kristen Burke

Kim Smith