Chad has been employed at NAVFAC Crane for over 17 years in Facilities with a 2 year stint at IU Health Bedford Hospital as the Director of Plant Operations. He obtained his associates degree in industrial technology with a specialty in HVAC from Ivy Tech Bloomington. As an Eagle Scout from Troop 343 in Springville and lifelong resident of Lawrence County, Chad has volunteered countless hours with various not-for-profits throughout the community. He feels very strongly that education is not a one-size-fits-all and that school choice is very important.
Jason graduated from Vincennes University with a degree in Graphic Design and works at Precise Systems. He is a member of the Lions Club and coaches t-ball. As a devoted husband and father, he is excited to be part of LCIS and make a difference for not only his children, but for generations to come.
RYAN TURNERBoard Member
ERIC JOHNSONBoard Member
Eric Johnson was born and raised in the small rural community of Southington, Ohio. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Air Force, where he proudly served 23 years between active and reserve duty. Eric and his wife Carla were married in 2000 and together they have 7 children. Upon retiring in 20`14, he and his family moved back to Springville, Indiana.
JENNIFER ARMSTRONGBoard Member
Jennifer has lived in Springville since 2009. Married to Jeffrey Armstrong and a mother to four children 29, 25 & 10 year old boy/girl twins. Graduated from Strayer University in 2007 with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration Management. I am proud to be a part of the LCIS family. I am homeschooling my twins and excited to advocate for homeschooled children to attend LCIS. My children are excited to attend Music, Art, Steam Lab and other extracurricular activities at LCIS.
BRIAN GRISSOMBoard Member
Brian is a father of five. He graduated from Vincennes with an Associate of Science in Architectural Drafting and has worked at Bybee Stone for 26 years as a draftsman. He is active in his sons’ scout troop and enjoys camping. School choice is important to him and he is proud to be part of LCIS.
Lawrence County Independent Schools (LCIS) is a K-8 public charter school located at 223 Old Farm Road, Bedford, Indiana serving Lawrence County and over 300 students. LCIS was founded in 2020 by passionate parents, community members, and teachers. They are thrilled to blaze the trail and bring school choice to Lawrence County, rising out of what once was to create something new and brilliant like the phoenix.