Shane, his wife Jayda and their two children have lived in Avon for 19 years. Shane was born and raised in a farming community in Northeast Indiana. He received degrees in biology and chemistry from the University of Indianapolis and a masters degree in physical therapy from Duke University. He and his wife moved to Central Indiana after he graduated from Duke, and began his career as a physical therapist at Hendricks Regional Health in 1999. He has served as the director of Physical therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine, Wound Care, and the Orthopedic Service line since 2010 and Vice President of Professional Services for the last 5 years. Shane has served as chapter president of the Indiana Physical Therapy Association, board president of Leadership Hendricks County, board president of the Avon Education Foundation, and is a board member for Hendricks County Community Foundation and the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA.
Amanda Babinec is a 31 year native of Washington township and very excited to serve her community in the role of Washington Township Board Member. Amanda was most recently the Executive Director for the Avon Junior Athletic Association and prior to that ran the Kidgits Club at more than 100 malls while serving as Manager of Business Development at Simon Malls. In both positions Amanda was in charge of budgets between $900,000 - $2,000,000 respectively. Amanda is a seasoned business professional specializing in marketing and event planning and has a proven track record of identifying savings and synergies for both small and large businesses. Amanda lives in Prestwick with her husband Bryan and is currently blessed to be a stay-at-home Mom to her three daughters Kelsey (13), Halle (11) and Bailey (9) who all attend Avon Community Schools.
Steve Blacketer has been an Avon resident since 1973 along with his wife of 52 years, Ellen. They are members of Fairfield Friends Meeting and Steve is an active member of the Avon Kiwanis Club and the Avon Rotary Club. They have three married children and six grandchildren.
In 2014, his accounting firm was merged into Kemper CPA Group. Steve retired from Kemper on December 31st of 2018. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a member of the Indiana CPA Society.
Steve currently serves as the Treasurer for the Avon Chamber of Commerce. Since mid-2018, he has been a member of the Washington Township Board. Steve is also the treasurer of the Hendricks County Republican Party, the Hendricks County Trail Development Association, the Avon Rotary Club and the Hendricks College Network. He has previously served as an officer of the Avon Soccer Association and Avon Sports Boosters. In addition to the joy of being a grandparent, Steve, in his spare time, enjoys gardening, camping, and bicycling.