The backbone of our organization is our dedicated Board of Directors. Board members share their pool of experience and connections to our community and each brings a unique perspectives to our organization.
Current MHAoPC Board members are:
Dr. Christina Wagner, President
Christina is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at DePauw University. Her clinical and research areas of specialization include stress and health and psycho-oncology. She has authored multiple publications related to coping with cancer among patients and their partners.
Chris Weeks, Vice President
Chris is the founder and head brewer of Wasser Brewing Company in Greencastle. He transitioned to being a business leader after teaching in diverse and challenging environments, including the Department of Corrections, urban schools, and residential treatment centers. He brings extensive business and educational expertise to MHAoPC.
Erin Flick, Secretary
Erin is a Licensed Addiction Therapist with Cummins Behavioral Health Systems in Putnam and Owen Counties. Her professional insight aids in our program focus and has been a key in putting on our Don’t Dodge the Issues Dodgeball Tournament. Erin lives in Clay County, Indiana.
Cierra Frazier, Treasurer
Cierra is a Client Service Representative for Old National Bank and brings her experience in the finance and healthcare industry to MHAoPC. For the past two years, she has spearheaded the campaign to raise funds for our Clothe-A-Child program and helped to raise over $3,000. Having four children herself, she knows the struggles that today’s youth can face and is committed to the mental well-being of the children in our community.
Christina is a Behavioral Health and Life Skills Specialist with Cummins Behavioral Health at North Putnam Middle/High School. She is currently working towards a Masters of Social Work at Indiana State University and loves fundraising for MHAoPC. Her professional interests focus on mental health in the rural setting as well as participation in the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training for law enforcement. Her advocacy for education, environmentalism, and service to others tie in beautifully with MHA’s vision and goals.
Harriet is an Assistant Professor of Music at DePauw University, specializing in harp and folk guitar. Holding Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Music and a Masters degree in Music, Harriet brings a breadth of knowledge and insight to the whole board and organization. Harriet serves as the Puppet Power committee chair and also coordinates our promotion of Crisis Text Line awareness program.
Karen Martoglio is MHAoPC’s Executive Director. Karen brings a history of community involvement and skills to our organization and has worked with many all-volunteer organizations including the League of Women Voters and Master Gardeners, as well as school involvement that comes along with being a parent of three children. She came to Greencastle from Wyoming in 2002 when her husband accepted a position at DePauw University, and her family has grown and set down roots here. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and honed customer service, technical, and management skills in her previous work as a computer consultant and call center manager.
Katherine Lenger is a first year Bonner Scholar at DePauw University, Class of 2022. She is passionate about mental health in our community. Katherine has not yet declared her major but plans to major in Sociology with a double minor in Psychology and Anthropology. On campus, she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, the Honor Scholar program, as well as an editor for the online women’s blog, HerCampus at DePauw. Katherine is an intern at Mental Health America of Putnam County and during the summer she works as a Crisis Line Intern for The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) in Kansas City.
Sage Sherfick is a first year Bonner Scholar at DePauw University. She is passionate about mental health education and ending the stigma that goes along with mental illness. Sage has not officially declared a major yet, but plans to major in Psychology with a focus on children’s behavior. At DePauw, she is a member of Delta Gamma, the Honor Scholar Program, and is the Director of Social Media and Campus Advertising for DePauw Dance Marathon for Riley Children’s Hospital. This year, she is interning at Mental Health America of Putnam County focusing on social media and graphic design to support and advocate for MHAoPC’s message.
Da’Jeal WIllaby-Partee is a rising senior at DePauw University from Chicago, Illinois. As a pre-med neuroscience major, mental health has always been his passion. He initially got involved with MHAoPC in 2018 while he was the philanthropy chair of Phi Gamma Delta’s lambda chapter and was searching search for local philanthropic endeavors. Service is an important aspect of Da’Jeal’s life and he is glad to share that with the Putnam County community.
Service Providers (Independent Contractors):
Beth Newton Watson, Teen Divorce Counselor
Tamara (Tammy) Hunter, Instructor, Helping Children/Co-Parenting (HCCP) Adult class; HCCP Improvement Grant work contributor
Alison Creekmore-Long, Instructor, HCCP Children’s class
Patti Harmless, Back-up Instructor, HCCP Children’s class
Rachel Jern, Back-up Instructor, HCCP Adult class; HCCP Improvement Grant work contributor