People

Our accomplishments and tradition of excellence in service to communities across Indiana, the Midwest, and the nation are a true measure of our most valuable assets of all–our outstanding staff.

Sharon Kandris

Interim Executive Director, Polis Center

Karen Frederickson Comer

Interim Associate Director, Polis Center, and Director, Collaborative Research and Community Health Informatics

Marianne Cardwell

Director, Geoinformatics

Neil Devadasan

Director, Information Systems

Kevin Mickey

Director, Professional Development and Geospatial Technology Education

Jay Colbert

Data Manager

James Dowling

Manager, Information Systems and Database Administrator

Allegra East

Communications Manager

Robert Ferrell

Senior Programmer

John Gona

LAN Technician

Melissa Gona

Business Manager

John Hayes

Data and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Kari Leer

GIS Analyst

Rebecca Nannery

Senior Research Analyst

Matt Nowlin

Interim Community Analysis Manager

Matt Riggs

Geospatial Research Manager

Kim Sarver

Senior Research Project Manager

Jim Sparks

Geoinformatics Consultant

David J. Bodenhamer

Executive Director Emeritus