Board of Directors


Board of Directors

Peter N. Graber
Elkhart, IN
Term: 2016-2025
Peter Graber is a retired communications and fundraising professional living in Elkhart, Ind. with his wife, Mary and daughter, Emily, who lives with multiple disabilities. He is a member of Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Elkhart

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Mitch Stutzman
Hesston, KS
Term: 2019-2025

Mitch Stutzman serves as the Director of Development and Partner Engagement for MennoMedia. Mitch has a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and taught middle school special education before becoming a part of the residence life team at Hesston College where he further developed his passion for building a supportive and inclusive culture for individuals of all abilities. In his current work and previous institutional advancement experience, Mitch has nurtured planned giving expertise and the desire to empower donor generosity through creative giving tools. Mitch lives in Hesston, Kansas, with his wife Jasmine and two children. Their family attends Whitestone Mennonite Church. 

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Jon-Eric Misz


Goshen, IN

Term: 2022-2025

Jon-Erik (J.E.) Misz serves as the secretary of the ADN Board of Directors. He resides in Goshen, Indiana, where he works as a licensed clinical social worker. Some of his favorite people in the world have experienced mental illness, and he views their presence in our church communities as a true gift. He is a member of Waterford Mennonite Church, where his wife, Katie, serves on the pastoral team.
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Christopher Stauffer
Canton, KS
Term: 2022-2025
Christopher Stauffer is a partner in a CPA firm in Newton, Kansas, where he specializes in audits, reviews, financial statement preparation and tax preparation for nonprofit organizations, as well as tax preparation for individuals, businesses and trusts.  He and his wife Miriam make their home in rural Canton, Kansas.  They have four children, one of whom is in college and three of whom are still at home, including a daughter with Down syndrome.  He is a member of Spring Valley Mennonite Church near Canton, where he serves as an elder and also as congregational secretary.

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​Julie Foster
Board Member
Harrisonburg, VA
Term: 2019-2023
Julie Foster lives in Bridgewater, Virginia, with her husband, Lance.  She is a member of Harrisonburg First Church of the Brethren.  She has 39 years of experience in public education with parents and children of various disabilities.  Professional areas of experience include individuals with communication needs, Deaf and hard of hearing children and adults, 0-5 years old children with special needs, parent/infant programming, and transition programming for students 18-22 years old. She currently teaches special education courses and American Sign Language at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA. Her interests include developing inclusive experiences for individuals with disabilities in a variety of settings (work, church, social settings, etc.), travel, pottery, and spending time with her family.  

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Brandon Grady
Board Member
Glennville, PA
Term: 2022-2025

Brandon Grady lives in Glennville, Pennsylvania. He serves as pastor for the Black Rock Church of the Brethren. Brandon has a Master of Divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Indiana. He considers his blindness to be one of God's greatest blessings.
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​Rebekah Flores
Ex-officio Board Member
Elgin, IL
Term: 2018-unspecified
Rebekah Flores serves as disabilities advocate for the Church of the Brethren. Rebekah has lived in a L'Arche community​ serving housemates with disabilities. She represents the Discipleship Ministries of the Church of the Brethren and attends Highland Avenue Church of th​e Brethren, Elgin, Ill. Rebekah is a smiling woman with short brown hair and glasses

Lyle Miller
Board Member
Goshen, IN
Term: 2023-2026
Lyle Miller serves as a Stewardship Consultant for Everence, where he supports congregations in their financial stewardship ministry, nonprofits in their development activities and individuals in their desire to be generous. Prior to joining Everence, he served in pastoral ministry for eight years and more than 20 years as a college administrator. He lives in Goshen, Ind., and attends Waterford Mennonite Church with his wife, Bonnie, a retired special education teacher. They have two adult children. 
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Laura Stone
Board Member
North Manchester, IN
Term: 2023-2026
​Laura Stone is a Church of the Brethren District Minister living in North Manchester, Indiana, with her 5 cats and Samwise, her Great Dane service dog in training.  Much of her career has been in music ministry, residential mental health, and hospital and long-term care chaplaincy.  Learning to relate to her own body and its changing limitations has opened up a new realm of spirituality and compassion for her, even as it challenges her daily.  Purple is her favorite color, she loves Celtic and American folk music, and she reads as much sci-fi and fantasy as she can get her hands on.
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​Jeanne Davies
Executive Director
Ex-officio Board Member
West Dundee, IL
Jeanne Davies serves as ADN's executive director and on the board in an ex-officio capacity. She attends Parables Community in Lombard and Dundee, Ill.
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