Meet Our Staff
Keira AmstutzPresident and CEO
The former public servant who bridges communities, cultures & creatives to bring the public humanities to life.
A lawyer with experience in public policy and fund development, Keira is passionate about developing creative humanities programming that encourages Hoosiers to think, read, talk and connect.
Lyndsey BlairProgram Associate
An archivist and public historian who preserves and shares stories about the Hoosier state.
Lyndsey develops, supports and implements Indiana Humanities’ broad array of public programs.
Bronwen CarlislePrograms and Special Projects Manager
An enthusiastic learner who enjoys reading, writing, conversing and connecting.
Bronwen manages literary programs including the Indiana Authors Awards as well as supports the organization with grant reporting and project management.
Hailey DeWolfEvents Associate
A native Hoosier who fosters deep connections to place.
An event planner by nature, Hailey is passionate about creating experiences and cultivating opportunities for Hoosiers to connect with each other and their surroundings in meaningful ways.
Marisol GouveiaDirector of Engagement
A community collaborator, language lover, art admirer and plant proselytizer committed to serving the adopted state she calls home.
Marisol works with her team to connect all Hoosiers to the humanities as we seek to make sense of ourselves, our world and our place in it.
George HanlinDirector of Grants
A civic booster who loves to help others tell the story of our state.
George helps to connect organizations across Indiana with funding for public humanities programs such as exhibitions, presentations, workshops and reading/discussion programs.
Beth KlooteOffice Manager and Development Associate
A fundraiser by profession and a self-proclaimed philanthropy nerd.
Beth serves as office manager, assisting the team with vendor relationships, scheduling meetings and grants management.
Sam OpsahlProgram Associate
A 19th-state-superfan who believes in the power of good stories and impactful conversations.
Sam advances various programming initiatives, working to connect Hoosiers from diverse backgrounds in exciting new ways.
Marlena RatchfordFinance, Grants and Program Associate
A trivia buff and pop culture fanatic who discovered the unexpected joy of crunching numbers.
Marlena ensures that finances are tracked and the bills get paid as well as provides support for the grantmaking process and Novel Conversations program.
Tom StreitCreative Technologist
A creative macgyver with a passion for traditional and digital storytelling.
Tom oversees the organization’s presence online and creates graphics, shoots photography and directs the video strategy.
Megan TelligmanDirector of Programs
An avid reader who believes in the power of texts to strengthen community.
Megan manages a broad array of programming, from speakers bureaus to statewide reads to museum exhibits.
Lilly Scholars Network Staff
Bryana SchreiberLilly Scholars Network Program Director
An advocate for community-building who inspires and motivates others to support meaningful missions.
A cheerleader at heart, Bryana enthusiastically supports Lilly scholars in pursuing opportunities for civic engagement and serving as changemakers to improve the lives of Hoosiers.
Katie HungerLilly Scholars Network Strategic Communications and Operations Associate
A born and raised Hoosier dedicated to building community and sending shorter emails.
About the Board
Indiana Humanities is a nonpartisan, independent nonprofit governed by a volunteer board of Indiana educators and business and community leaders. Six of the members are nominated by the board of directors and appointed by the governor of Indiana, while the others are selected from nominations solicited annually from the public.