Our Staff

Melissa Parramore
Program Director
Study Connection
FCHS First Scholars 

Melissa holds a degree in Merchandising from Indiana University, Bloomington, where she was a Student Athletic Board Director. She worked as a Buyer for Spiegel, just outside of Chicago. She and her husband have two daughters who attend Franklin Community Schools. Melissa enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom while her daughters where younger, then began working in the schools as a substitute teacher. Her passion for education and love of learning led to her current position.

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Our Board

Dustin Huddleston, President
Huddleston & Huddleston

Kellie Schmidt, Vice President
Franklin College

Craig Bland, Treasurer
First National Bank

Tina Gross*, Secretary
Franklin Community Schools

Andy Kinsey
Grace United Methodist Church

Greg Moore
Sylvan Learning Center

Brandi Terrell
Community Member

Steve Ahaus*
Franklin Community Schools

Stephanie Amos
Ivy Tech Community College, Franklin

Robin Betts*
Franklin Community Schools

Toni Breeden
Podiatry Associates of Indiana

Kristi Bruther
Johnson County Juvenile Detention

Susan Crisafulli
Franklin College

Chris Flowers
Endress + Hauser

Jess Giles
Discover Downtown Franklin

Dr. Mark Heiden*
Creekside Elementary School

Rita Holman*
Franklin Community Schools

Kim Kasting
Johnson County Community Foundation

Eric Luegers
Luegers Insurance

Jenny Mowrey 
The Barn at Crystal Spring Farm

Kristi Ott*
Member, Franklin Community Schools Board

Amanda Parkhurst
Endress + Hauser

Tara Payne
City of Franklin

Jennifer Price
Mutual Savings Bank

Jessica Woolf
Adult & Child

*Ex-Officio Board Member