Board of Governors

Suzanne P. Koehler—Board Chair

Suzanne Koehler is Vice President – Chief Operating Officer for Community Health Network’s East Region. Prior to joining CHN, Ms. Koehler served as the Vice President of Operations for Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, S.D., where she directed operations for a 412-bed Level II Trauma Center. She has previously held a number of executive leadership roles in the field of healthcare, including Vice President of Clinical Services at Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal, Mo.; Vice President – Chief Support Officer at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and science from Ohio University. Ms. Koehler can be reached at skoehler@ics-charter.org.

Carrie Kriech — Vice Chair and Advancement Committee

Carrie Kriech became a member of the Irvington Community School Board of Governors in February 2019.  As the Executive Vice President of Waypoint Global, LLC, she directs sales operations and has 20 years of experience in software technology. Prior to Waypoint Global, Ms. Kriech sold software to non-profits at both Blackbaud and Master Software Corporation.  She has experience working with nonprofit organizations across the country.  Before she began her sales career, Ms. Kriech worked at Riley Hospital for Children as a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network.  Ms. Kriech is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis.  She and her husband, Mike, an Indianapolis firefighter, have been longtime Eastside residents. Their youngest child currently attends Irvington Community Middle School. Ms. Kriech has been an active volunteer with Irvington Community Schools since 2014.

Richard Berger — Treasurer and Finance committee

Richard Berger is a Senior Site Planner/Civil Engineering Project Manager for JPS Consulting Engineers, LLC. Mr. Berger was also the Principal – Senior Director Site Planning and Design for BSA LifeStructures from 1981 – 2016. He has more than 40 years of experience working in the healthcare construction industry, from planning, design, and engineering to project management and hands-on construction. He has used his professional expertise serving in the mission field and in leadership roles with various mission organizations. Along with his wife, Mary, who is a registered nurse, he has been training leaders and leading teams on short-term mission trips to Haiti since the late 1990s, and has served in various capacities on medical teams, construction teams, and Community Health Evangelism teams. He attended ITT Technical Institute and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), as well as taken Community Health Evangelism Trainer coursework through CMF International. Mr. Berger can be reached at rberger@ics-charter.org.

Amy Johnson — Governance Committee

Amy Johnson is an insurance defense litigator and legal consultant in Frost Brown Todd, LLC’s Government Services Practice Group. Ms. Johnson’s clients consist mostly of schools and school systems in the public and private sectors throughout the state of Indiana. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, she was the Indiana Regional Assistant General Counsel for Nationwide Insurance Co. There she specialized in delivering legal opinions which incorporate complex analysis and a balance of legal risk versus business reality. As a risk management presenter, she conducted legal risk assessment and avoidance training for more than 400 associates per year. Her legislative work includes serving as a key contact for the Hospital Lien Statute Amendment in the 2013 Indiana Legislative Session, participating in House and Senate committee meetings and hearings, and testifying in front of a Senate committee. Ms. Johnson honed her litigation skills in the public sector as a Deputy Prosecutor and a Deputy Attorney General in Indiana. As a member of the Tort Litigation Division, she tried five jury trials and numerous bench trials, defending state agencies including the Department of Transportation, Department of Corrections, Department of Natural Resources, and Indiana State Police. She is a graduate of Duke University and holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Political Science, and is a graduate of Indiana University’s School of Law. Ms. Johnson can be reached at amjohnson@ics-charter.org.

Keith Huehls — Governance Committee

Keith Huehls (pronounced “Hulse”) joined the Irvington Community School Board of Governors in January 2019. Mr. Huehls is a Senior Project Manager for BSA LifeStructures working on healthcare and higher education projects. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University. In addition to volunteering with ICS, Keith is a catechist at St. Joan of Arc church and a scheduler for the Indiana Rugby Referees Society. Most importantly, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. Mr. Huehls can be reached at khuehls@ics-charter.org.