Board of School Trustees

BRADLEY MILLS
President, Board of School Trustees

Brad Mills and his wife, Kimberly, have four children. Bradley '11, Mallory '13, an 8th grade daughter Meghan '21, and Matthew '22 . Brad grew up in Huntington County and Kimberly in Terre Haute, Indiana. After moving several times to follow their careers, they decided to relocate their family to the SACS school district in 1997 before their oldest son entered kindergarten. They enjoy sports and the family has spent much of their free time attending the children's various sporting events. Brad has participated in several triathlons and completed a full Ironman (Wisconsin) in 2013. 

Township Represented: Aboite Township
Began Serving on Board:  January 2017
Current Terms Expires: December 31, 2024
Email: [email protected]

                                                                                                                        

JENNIFER COUCH
Vice President, Board of School Trustees

Jennifer Couch and her husband, Austin, have four children.  Their son, Joshua, graduated from Homestead High School in 2008.  Two of their daughters, Alyssa and Aubrey, also graduated from Homestead High School in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Their youngest daughter, Sydney, currently attends Homestead High School and will graduate with the Class of 2023. 

Background:
Haller & Colvin, P.C., Legal Assistant from 1991-2000 and 2015-present;
Member of NIPA, Northeast Indiana Paralegal Association, 2015-present;
Darlington Holiday Warehouse, Inventory and Accounts Manager for 10 years;
Secretary of Aboite Girls Basketball League (AGBL) 2013 to present; and
PTC Treasurer of Lafayette Meadows Elementary for 3 years.

Township Represented:  Lafayette Township
Began Serving on Board:  January 2015
Current Term Expires:  December 31, 2022
Email:  [email protected]

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DOUG COPLEY
Secretary, Board of School Trustees

Doug Copley and his wife Missy have been active SACS members since 1995. Prior to the School Board selection, Doug the President of Don Ayres/Time Corners Little League, President of the Homestead High School Athletic Boosters and a Volunteer Assistant Coach for Homestead's Varsity Baseball team. Doug is the CEO of Helios Solar Power, a global, commercial solar provider while Missy worked as a Special Needs Paraprofessional for SACS, for 15 years, prior to retiring in 2015.

The Copley's have two sons, Chris and Ryan. Chris graduated from Homestead in 2005 and Ryan in 2009. Both sons played baseball at HHS and then went on to graduate from IU. Chris is married to a fellow graduate, Megan Koontz (Purdue/Engineering) and they have provided Doug and Missy with two phenomenal grandchildren, Max & Olivia.

Township Represented: Aboite Township
Began Serving on Board: December 2, 2021
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Email: [email protected]


                                                                                                                     

JENNIFER BENNETT
Member, Board of School Trustees

Township Represented:  
At Large
Began Serving on Board:  January 2021
Current Term Expires:  December 31, 2024

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MARK GILPIN
Member, Board of School Trustees

Township Represented: Lafayette Township
Began Serving on Board: May 2000
Current Term Expires: December 31, 2024
Email: [email protected]

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