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
Robin Hildebrand, Secretary; Teacher, Hamilton Heights High School

Board Members

Kevin Rider, Owner/Operator Divvy & Woody’s Restaurant, City of Carmel Council
Bethany Gremel, Human Resources Manager, Beck’s Hybrids
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
Kristin Charles, Senior Implementation Manager, Castlight Health

 Robin Hildebrand

Robin Hildebrand


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