IESA Staff

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Nicole Schaefbauer
Executive Director

Responsibilities: Sports Medicine, Handbook, Board Meetings, Awards, Programs

Sports & Activities: Cross Country, Speech, Track & Field
Kristen D'Alfonso
Assistant Executive Director

Responsibilities: Athletic Directors, Emerging Activities, Promotions

Sports & Activities: Cheerleading, Music, Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball
Chris Frasco
Assistant Executive Director

Responsibilities: Officials, Sportsmanship, Division Meetings

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Scholastic Bowl
Charlie Shempf
Assistant Executive Director

Responsibilities: Coaches' Education, Emerging Activities

Sports & Activities: Boys Baseball, Boys & Girls Bowling, Chess, Boys Wrestling
Sally Asmus
Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities: Feeder schools, promotions, division meetings, email, calendar, handbook

Sports & Activities: Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball, Scholastic Bowl
Amanda Powell
Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities: Awards, wristbands, rulebooks, coops, evnt tags, gender equity, renewals, reminders

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Golf, Boys Baseball, Cheerleading, Boys Wrestling, Boys & Girls Bowling
Sheri Strohl

Responsibilities: Finances, supplies, vendors, mail, workshops, adjudication sheets

Sports & Activities: Music, Speech
Craig Johnson - Technology Coordinator

History of Association Administrators

Executive Directors

  • Leo Walsh, 1928-1942
  • Various Administrators, 1942-1956
  • Leo Correll, 1956-1967
  • Pat Dardano, 1967-1968
  • Robert R. Gatrell, 1968-1996
  • Steve Endsley, 1996-2021
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 2021-Present

Associate Executive Directors

  • Brad Lucey, 1999-2001
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 2001-2021 (became Executive Director)

Assistant Executive Directors

  • Steve Endsley, 1988-1996 (became Executive Director)
  • Brad Lucey, 1996-1999 (became Associate Executive Director)
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 1999-2001 (became Associate Executive Director)
  • Julie Cochran, 2001-2017
  • John Venerable, 2012-2014
  • Leslie Albee, 2015-2020
  • Chris Frasco, 2017-2020; 2021-Present
  • Kristen D'Alfonso, 2022-Present
  • Charlie Shempf, 2022-Present

Administrative Specialist

  • Patrick Bodame, 2010-2012
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