OUR STAFF

To contact a staff member, please click on their profile to send an email or call 812-424-2735.

John and Amy Rich

John & Amy Rich, Co-Executive Directors

John and Amy Rich first came to know and love Patchwork over 15 years ago when Amy served as a Mennonite Voluntary Service Worker in Patchwork’s children’s programs and John was an Americorps Vista Volunteer who worked for Patchwork’s Neighborhood Economic Development Center. Since that time, John went on to become an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a registered nurse. Amy has continued her career as an artist, taught art in community settings, and earned a Master’s degree in art education.

Jane Case Vickers

Jane Case Vickers, Director of Arts & Education Programs

For over 15 years Jane has directed the Patchwork Arts & Smarts after school and summer programs. She received an MFA in Fibers with an emphasis in Papermaking from Southern Illinois University. Jane currently teaches metals/jewelry at the University of Southern Indiana. She works in sculpture and jewelry. Her work is featured in Fiber Art Design Book IV (Lark Books). Jane was named Art Educator of the Year in the fall of 2004 by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. She is a certified VSA (Very Special Arts of Indiana) Teaching Artist. Jane also has a great web page where you can see and purchase her recycled creations!

Visit Jane’s website to see her creations!

Dee Stein

Dee Stein, Office Assistant

Dee is a long-time neighborhood resident and joined the Patchwork Staff through AARP in 2007. She is an excellent resource for the neighborhood residents who come through Patchwork’s doors daily seeking assistance.

Shawn Craddock

Shawn Craddock, Office Assistant

Shawn has had a long history at Patchwork. Being a Special Education Teacher, she initially came to Patchwork as a volunteer tutor. During her time here she spent time working as a volunteer coordinator, food pantry coordinator, & tutoring coordinator.