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Nick LeRoy

Executive Director
(317) 233-4088

Nick LeRoy serves as the Executive Director of the Indiana Charter School Board ("ICSB"). In this role, he is responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and supervision of the ICSB's operations. Mr. LeRoy previously worked for Eli Lilly and Company as a global marketing manager.  He joined Eli Lilly in 2007 and held a number of different roles in the global marketing organization including work on the Cialis brand (both domestically and in China) as well as recent work in the global launch of Amyvid, the first radio pharmaceutical used in the detection of beta amyloid plaque for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.  Prior to his time at Lilly, LeRoy worked for Roche Diagnostics both in the US and Canada as well as roles in the internet and telecommunications industry. A graduate of the Goizueta School of Business (Emory University) in 2002, LeRoy has lived in Indianapolis for the last 12 years.

Emily Richardson

Director of Legal Affairs and Policy
(317) 232-0499

Emily Richardson serves as the Director of Legal Affairs & Policy for the Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”). In this role, Ms. Richardson facilitates compliance of the ICSB with all relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations. She also advises the ICSB on any new laws and regulations that pertain to charter authorizing and charter schools. Ms. Richardson also plays a lead role during the charter school application cycle, and in holding ICSB-authorized schools accountable for their performance. Finally, she serves as the ICSB's liaison with the Indiana Authorizers Alliance. Prior to joining the ICSB, Ms. Richardson served as Assistant Director for the Office of School Improvement and Turnaround for the Indiana Department of Education. Earlier in her career, she was a 2nd grade teacher in Lambert, Mississippi, as a Teach For America corps member and alumna. Ms. Richardson holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Hamilton College, a J.D. from Indiana University – Bloomington, and is a Ph.D. candidate (December 2013) from Indiana University – Bloomington in Education Policy Studies.

Sarah McClamroch Sullivan


Sarah McClamroch Sullivan joined the Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) as Manager in August 2011. In this role, Ms. Sullivan implements and continuously improves the ICSB's application processes and procedures, and facilitates ICSB communications through oversight of the website and social media accounts. Specific areas of responsibility include: overseeing the charter school application evaluation process, designing communications materials related to the ICSB application process, conducting information sessions and Webinars for interested charter school applicants, supporting newly authorized schools during the Pre-Opening period, and maintaining the ICSB website. Ms. Sullivan serves as the primary point of contact for ICSB charter school applicants and third-party application evaluators with respect to questions about ICSB application submission and evaluation requirements. Prior to joining the Indiana Charter School Board, Ms. Sullivan was an account manager at VSA Partners, a graphic design and strategic branding agency located in Chicago, IL. She graduated with a degree in Communication from DePauw University.