Family planning services
for women and men
throughout Indiana.

Board & Staff

Board Members

  • Jane Chappell
  • Matthew Hutchins, Ph.D.
  • Angela Huxford
  • Art Logsdon
  • Erika Quarles
  • Kate Bathon Shufeldt, MSW, MPA
  • Jamie Reinbold
  • Lindsay Wasik

Staff

Kristin A. Adams, Ph.D., CHES, President/CEO

Kristin has a Ph.D. in Health Education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and MA and BS degrees in Health Education from Indiana State University. She has been a Certified Health Education Specialist since 1998. Dr. Adams joined IFHC as the President/CEO in September 2014. With her extensive knowledge of the healthcare landscape in Indiana and experience in managing different federal and state public health grants. Prior to joining IFHC, Dr. Adams served as the Director of the Office of Public Health Policy and Performance Management at the Indiana State Department of Health. She brings over 20 years’ experience in both the Indiana public health and education arenas to her position serving with state government, national non-profits, institutions of higher education and local primary health care providers.

Tyler Birmingham, CPA, Accounting Manager

Tyler has degrees in Accounting and Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis. After completing his undergraduate at IUPUI in the spring of 2017, Tyler obtained his CPA license in 2019. Before joining IFHC in 2020, Tyler worked as a senior auditor at a regional public accounting firm, specializing in various industries, such as not-for-profits, sports entertainment, construction and development, and health and profit sharing plans.

Jake Christenson, MPH, Family Planning Program Coordinator

Jake completed his Master of Public Health degree with dual concentrations in Behavioral, Social and Community Health and Public Health Administration from Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB). Prior, Jake completed his bachelor’s degree from IUB in Human Development and Family Studies. Throughout his academic and professional careers, Jake has developed strong ties to public policy as a former Public Policy Associate with Indiana Minority Health Coalition and has roots in community-based participatory research, having assisted on several research initiatives through Indiana University School of Medicine as well as Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. Through his prior work in research and public policy, Jake brings a social justice and evidence-based lens to reducing health disparities in reproductive health and justice.

Chun Liu, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer

Chun has an MBA from the University of Louisville. She joined IFHC in June 2011. She has over 20 years of extensive experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis to support the agency’s effective and efficient financial and operational management. She has served with the State of Indiana working in a variety of positions related to business management, grants management, budgeting, financial analysis, and operations..

Karen Hasse, Staff Accountant

Karen has a BA in political science and French with a minor in Spanish. She studied for a year at the University of Strasbourg, France. She joined IFHC in October 2019. Karen has 20 years of experience in accounting and seven years in quality system management/auditing.

Amber Melchior, MSN/RN, MBA, Clinical Program Manager

Amber is a registered nurse and has a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.  She joined the IFHC team in July 2018. Amber has nearly a decade of nursing experience working in women’s health and primary care. She has held both clinical and nursing administration roles throughout her career building a strong knowledge base of the healthcare environment and program management. She has worked closely with clinicians and clients to help achieve positive change and promote healthy families. Amber is dedicated to promoting evidence-based practices and is passionate about providing high-quality, family-centered care.

Whitney Smith, Communications and Outreach Coordinator

Whitney has a B.A. degree in journalism from Alabama State University. She brings more than 10 years of news reporting experience to IFHC. Whitney has worked at various newspapers in Indiana, Alabama and New York. She has expertise in social media management, public relations and community outreach.

Debra Stoehr, Executive Administrative Assistant

Debra supports the work of IFHC since 2008. She was a Business Manager/Office Manager for 21 years with supervision of student aids, office staffs, and volunteer groups in her various positions, both for-profit and non-profit, and an executive assistant to CEOs for 14 years.