Our Leadership Team

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Emili Uden, Executive Director
Emili has served Kids Discovery Factory for the past eight years, most recently as the Vice President of the Board of Directors. She conceptualized and developed the popular traveling exhibit program, the Mobile Factory. Emili is a graduate of Millikin University with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education.
Emili@KidsDiscoveryFactory.org

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Vanessa Beetz, Program Director
Vanessa directs our existing School Programs, Mobile Factory and Classroom Kits. She also spearheads our annual Summer STEAM Camp and At-Home Kit Program. Vanessa is a southern Indiana native and former classroom teacher. 
Vanessa@KidsDiscoveryFactory.org

Our Board Members

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Dr. Daryl Werner
Board President
Daryl.Werner@sdcsc.k12.in.us

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Brad Stoneking
Board Vice President

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Amber McGuire
Board Secretary

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Brent Myers
Borad Treasurer

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Aaron Garrett
Board Member

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Kindra Moore
Board Member

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Kim Meyers
Board Member

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Melanie Stauffer
Board Member
 

Founding Board

Christie Andres

Jody Schuck Fledderman

Heather Jones

Jenny Miles

Suzanne Newcomb

Rita Seig
 

Board Members Emeriti

Sabrina Andonegui, Summer Ayres, Marc Cerniglia, Amber Cochran, Molly Freeland, Mary Jo Hassett, Lee Ann King, Melissa Moenter, Lauren Mynsberge, Aimee Negovetich, Cheryll Obendorf, Eric Peetz, Becky Rak, Mike Robertson, Mark Stenger, Yiqing Tan, Amy Watson