SAI President

Shawn Fulton, SAI President

Shawn Fulton

SAI President
Phone Number: 317-977-2375

Shawn Fulton is the current President of Self-Advocates of Indiana. Shawn was elected by the Self-Advocates of Indiana Board of Directors in 2018, and is currently serving his first term.  As President, Shawn serves as a representative of SAI on committees, boards, and throughout Indiana. The SAI President leads the SAI Board of Directors and helps provide support to chapters and individual members.


Jessica Kaneft, SAI Administrator

Jessica Kaneft

SAI Administrator
Phone Number: 317-977-2375

Jessica Kaneft offers support to the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and chapters. Jessica also helps self-advocates communicate their message electronically, by newsletter, and as a co-representative at committee and advisory meetings. The administrator also serves as the go-to person for event planning, logistics, and scheduling for the SAI Board and Board President.

Board of Directors

The Self-Advocates Board of Directors is elected by chapter and individual members of Self-Advocates of Indiana. Board Officers serve one year terms and Board Members serve a three year term. Elections for the Self-Advocates of Indiana Board of Directors are held each year at the SAI Annual Meeting. Applications to run in the 2019 election are now available. To find out more about the requirements to serve on the SAI Board of Directors and what openings are available, click here: SAI Board Application


Shawn FultonIndianapolisPresident
Courtney ClarkBrownsburgVice President
Megan BurgerGuilford/BatesvilleSecretary
Nicki HinkleIndianapolisTreasurer
Shawn RectorLafayetteSergeant-At-Arms

Board of Directors 2019-2020

(October 2019-October 2020)

Region 1:
Scott Hedrick, Lowell
Nick Parker, Lowell

Willie Rosendaul, Merrillville

Region 2:
Nathan Griffey, Bristol

Ryan Tingstrom, Bristol

Region 3:
Ashley Porter, Ft. Wayne

Nitaya Lewis, Ft. Wayne

Region 4:
Shawn Rector, West Lafayette—Sergeant-at-arms
Jennifer Grinstead, Terre Haute

Jonathan Wilfong, Sullivan

Region 5:
Kelsey Cowley, Avon
Melody Cooper, Indianapolis—Past President

Nicki Hinkle, Indianapolis—Treasurer

Region 6:
Shawn Fulton, Indianapolis—President

Sherry Stepp, Marion

Region 7:
Erica Williams

Region 8:
Angie Townsend, Jeffersonville
Matthew Menchhofer, Versailles

Danie’l Mize, Columbus

Board Pick:
Courtney Clark, Brownsburg—Vice President
Leann Dusenberry, Indianapolis
Erin McGuire, Lafayette

Megan Burger, Guilford/Batesville- Secretary
Erik Smith, Hartford City

Angie Smith, Indianapolis