Staff Bio’s

Our Staff (1)Below are our Staff Members here at Southeast Community Services:

Rene Arkin

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Rene Arkin joined Southeast in January of 2017.  She serves as the Adult Education teacher helping folks obtain their HSE diploma, career pathway choices, and employment.  She is a licensed Mathematics teacher and School counselor.  Rene also brings Director level experience from her years in workforce development.  She loves helping adults with career counseling and reaching their full potential.  When she’s not working, you’ll probably see her kayaking, hitting a farmer’s market, or biking down the Monon.

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Christopher Nunn

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Christopher Nunn

Our Education Coordinator, Christopher, brings a wealth of knowledge to Southeast Community Services.  An art teacher by trade, he is focused on education across the life span from Pre-K to Adults.

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Dawn Wagner

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Dawn Wagner

Dawn serves as our Community Coach focused on adults.  She’s our super customer service champion!  Her natural ability to talk to anyone makes her well positioned to be the first coach our neighbors meet.   Dawn is a constant learner, who is always taking a course to learn something new. You’ll see her out in the neighborhood, say Hello!

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Rachel Fox

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Rachel Fox

Rachel serves at SECS as one of our fantastic employment coaches. Currently, she is a student at IUPUI, working towards her degree.  She comes from a background of data, customer service and technology, using her skills to serve our neighbors.

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Tom Siedlecki

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Tom Siedlecki

Tom is impassioned about giving back to his community.  He is a graduate of Butler University and served afterwards as a Public Ally.  He works at SECS as one of our premier financial coaches, working with our neighbors to help them achieve their goals.

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Sam Pullen

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Sam Pullen

Sam serves in Education Coaching and Youth Services at Southeast Community Services. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Purdue University and a Master of Divinity from North Park Theological Seminary. Most of his reading is on social justice, psychology, spirituality and humor. He can be seen around town preforming improv comedy with INDYPROV.

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Peggy Frame

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Peggy Frame

Peggy Frame joined Southeast Community Services in October 2013. She is the former Executive Director at Training, Inc. a not-for-profit, United Way organization that served economically disadvantaged clients. Peggy has over 20 years of experience working in workforce development programs.  She is also a dedicated volunteer for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank the only repository in the world for normal breast tissue and matched serum, plasma and...

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Terri Garcia

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Terri Garcia

Terri Garcia came to SECS in early 2008 with 20 years of leadership experience in the development and implementation of human services in the community.  She has worked closely with community stakeholders to develop programs and services that balance the community’s overall needs with the aspirations of disadvantaged individuals.  She has extensive operational experience in the design and delivery of programming focused on the working poor and other low-income populations, including the homeless and at-risk youth.  Through Terri’s efforts...

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Carolyn Leffler

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Carolyn Leffler

Carolyn Leffler is an experienced professional who has worked in a variety of industries using her management and training expertise.  She has managed medical laboratories, limousine companies, administered psychiatric services for mental health facilities and worked as a community educator. Carolyn is a Certified Professional in Human Resources and a Certified Career Development Facilitator. In 2001, Carolyn combined her business experience and found her passion helping others as a Life Skills Trainer. Since joining the staff at Southeast...

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Ashley Piland-Wood

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Ashley Piland-Wood

Ashley Piland-Wood, Financial Coach Ashley Piland started working at Southeast Community Services in 2010.  Ashley attained a Bachelors of Science Degree from Indiana State University.   She has worked multiple positions with the Morale, Welfare and Recreation for the United States Navy and as a paralegal with the Marion County Prosecutors Office, Child Support Division.  She took the position as Income Supports Coach at Southeast Community Services then later moved into the role of Program Manager and Financial Coach.  Ashley assists with...

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