Tim Nation is Cofounder and Executive Director of Peace Learning Center. Tim previously served as the first Indiana AmeriCorps Director and Director of the Indiana Board of Pharmacy. He is a graduate of Indiana State University and a Terre Haute native.
Dountonia BattsAssociate Director
Dountonia S. Batts has 17+ years of experience as a DEI and racial equity practitioner, consultant, advocate, and educator partnering with government agencies, organizations, academic institutions, businesses, faith-based initiatives, and communities seeking to advance their mission by promoting DEI values.
Lisa JonesDirector of Human Resources & Administration
Lisa Jones has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 23 years, spending the last 15 years at Peace Learning Center with positions in human resources, accounting, and administration. She attended MATC and IUPUI.
Jay HoranDirector of Engagement
Jay Horan is the Director of Engagement at Peace Learning Center. She received her B.A. in Marketing and Business Creation & Development from Marian University. Jay joined Peace Learning Center’s team shortly after graduating in 2010.
Joe GunnDirector of Development
Joe Gunn has over 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector. He has an MPA in Nonprofit Management from IUPUI and a B.S. in Theatre from Ball State University. He has worked in fundraising, youth development, disability services, and advocacy.
Anita JacksonDirector of Community Care
Anita Jackson has 11 years of experience working with nonprofits. Her Bachelor’s degree is from IUPUI in Education and she is currently pursuing her MPA in Nonprofit Management from the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. Anita is originally from Louisville, KY but has resided in Indianapolis for 24 years. She has two adult children.
Brooke ShoopmanDirector of Social Emotional Learning
Brooke Shoopman’s passion for teaching junior high quickly grew into a pressing need to learn about the practices and policies that help students thrive. With the unending support of colleagues and the guidance of amazing practitioners, she dove headfirst into the world of social-emotional learning.
Mame Keita has a Master of Law from McKinney School of Law, formerly IUPUI School of Law. After she graduated she joined Public Allies, and AmeriCorps program that matches young leaders who desire to make a difference in their community with nonprofit organizations.
Liz GuadianaDirector of Restorative Practices
Liz Guadiana is currently attending IUPUI to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. The experience of learning about our criminal justice system cultivated her passion for social justice, criminal justice reform, and civil rights.
Clare Wildhack-NolanDirector of Equity Learning
Clare Wildhack-Noaln is deeply committed to doing equity through the lens of education and facilitation, because from a young age her heart broke when she realized that the values of love and caring that she was taught growing up were not extended to all people.
Katrina Brown earned her Bachelors in Sociology and English Literature from Ball State University in 2019. She is a lifelong scholar committed to the liberation of all people and spends her personal and professional life in pursuit of meaningful ways to build and heal communities.
Sally DicksonGrants Manager
Rachell PenaFacilitator - Spanish Specialist
Hillary DuncombeFacilitator Trainer
Hillary has been preparing K-12 and adult learners for the actualities of academia and real-world applications for over 15 years. Additionally, her experiences include professional development facilitator, Haitian Creole Liaison and various learning modalities of behavioral science. Hillary Duncombe is a graduate of Full Sail University.
Heidi brings nearly 30 years of experience as a therapist in mental health, mind/body medicine and community facilitation to the Peace Learning Center. She has a MA and is a board-certified Dance/movement Therapist, a registered yoga teacher and Instinctive Meditation coach.