Dr. Jeanie Alter

Executive Director

Dr. Jeanie Alter has served as the Executive Director of the American School Health Association since 2018. Prior to this role, Dr. Alter was a research associate and Lead Evaluator for Prevention Insights at Indiana University. Her primary projects involved the provision of Technical Assistance and Evaluation services to addiction prevention professionals and grassroots coalitions. Over the course of her tenure with IU, she has been active in the field, classroom, and scholarship. Her research interests include evaluation of prevention initiatives, coordinated school health programs, and psychosocial factors related to health. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana with her husband and son.

Kaitlyn Celis, BS

Membership Services Manager

Kaitlyn Celis has been with the American School Health Association since 2018. She supports ASHA member services and outreach efforts. She had previously worked for Prevention Insights (formerly Indiana Prevention Resource Center) at Indiana University providing assistance for a wide variety of community-based prevention efforts. Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs at Indiana University.

Stephanie Higgins

Event Planner

ASHA (2)
Stephanie began her hospitality career in 1997 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Ball State University. Her career experience includes 7 years of hotel, 13 years of Association Planning, 8 years of Food & Beverage/ Event Venue, 4 years of Third-Party Meeting Planning and 2 years of Corporate Meeting Planning. When not planning the next best event, she spends time with her three children and four grandchildren in Indianapolis, Indiana. She hopes to live by the water someday soon.