Joel Boehner ’05
Alumnus of the Year
Joel is currently Executive Director of IN*SOURCE (Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs), a non-profit organization that provides Special Education Parent Support throughout Indiana. Under his leadership, special projects geared toward interpreter training, youth self-advocacy, and site-based community outreach have emerged and grown, as have collaborations with researchers and institutions of higher education. For eight years (2007-2015), Joel served Bethel in varying roles in both faculty and staff positions. During this time, he helped facilitate change in the location and in the services of the Katherine J. Gribbin Learning Commons, while elevating the profile of the Center for Academic Success and the Center for Career Development and Global Engagement. Joel’s proudest achievement is being Anne’s husband of 15 years and the parent of Alyssa (8) and Christopher (5), who are his guiding lights, inspiration, and deepest expression of his calling in life.