Our Board

Wain Martin, President
Retired professor of Information Technology in the Kelley School of Business, Wain was a founding member of NL-NL who also serves as Executive Director and concentrates on funding.  He received a “Be More Award” in 2015 for his work
Victor Harnack, Vice-President
A retired academic, Victor landed in Bloomington in 1995 and began helping disadvantaged people.  He helped found Shalom and created their Job Links program.  In 2006, a “Heart and Hand” award recognized his work.  He works directly with jail inmates, NL-NL fundraising programs, and web-site planning.
David Meyer, Secretary
An adjunct professor at IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, David founded the Cover Monroe Project in 2013 to help residents obtain health coverage under the new healthcare reform programs.  Mr. Meyer received a community “Be More Award” in 2015 for his volunteer efforts.
Jonathan Holland, Treasurer
Previously a resident of the Monroe county jail in 2011, the AIR dorm and NL-NL’s Transition Center helped Jon turn misfortune into opportunity.   Volunteering in the jail and the community led to receiving the O’Bannon Institute’s Jeannine C. Rae Humanitarian award. Jon will graduate from IU in Fall 2015.
Lindsey Badger
A PhD candidate in IU’s Department of Communication and Culture, Lindsey fairly revolutionized jail programs with her  "Inside/Outside" courses: IU students studying together with jail inmates expanded the learning of both and provided a healthy win-win for town and gown relations. She facilitates ongoing think tanks in the men's and women's jail blocks and writing circles with incarcerated women.
Markus Dickinson
An associate professor of Computational Linguistics at Indiana University, Markus has been volunteering in the AIR dorm since 2010.  Also active with Thriving Connections, Backstreet Mission, and First United Methodist Church, Markus focuses his time with NL-NL on the website designing and in engaging the larger community.
Mary Goetze
A former faculty member in the IU Jacobs School of Music, Mary now volunteers in the community.  She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and currently assists in the education classes at the jail. She is also a VITAL tutor.
Marc Haggerty
A New Leaf founding member, Marc is a Bloomington native and a Viet Nam veteran whose varied career includes working in Saudi Arabia.  A professional electrician and musician, as well as one who knows incarceration from the inside, he lives in the Crestmont neighborhood where he constantly sees the impact of poverty.  As a longtime social activist, he cares deeply about our community.
Kris Roehling
An educator and coach in the areas of behavioral health, physical health and addiction, Kris returned home to Indiana 5 years ago after working as a campaigner, organizer and community leader for organizations like Amnesty International, SEIU, BiNet USA, Casa Latina workers center, and local HIV service organizations.
David White
A member of the NL-NL Board since its inception, David is a retired Indiana University faculty member and was part of the Biology Department. He has participated in various NL-NL jail programs.  David White recently started Safety Net, a free newspaper devoted to people in need.
Tania Karnofsky, Jail Program Director
A founding member of NL-NL, Tania began doing a parenting program at the Monroe County Jail in 2000, as an intern completing her MSW.  She works mostly in the jail where she coordinates volunteer programs, offers transition services, and facilitates education and employability classes at the AIR Dorm.  A one-time recipient of a Be More Award, Tania also won ​a Haines Turner Award for 2013.
Marilyn Dallas, TSC Manager
A lifelong Bloomingtonian, Marilyn has deep roots in the community.  Through finding her own success after addiction and incarceration, she has dedicated herself to helping others by sharing what she has learned from walking-the-walk and through attaining degrees in addiction treatment and human services.