BOARD MEMBERSFront Row: Rich Arkanoff, Ed.D., superintendent; Carol Tumey, Board Member; Scott Alexander, Board Member;
Back Row: Joe Hubbard, Board Secretary; Rob Daniels, Board President; Jack Russell, Board Vice President
The Center Grove Board of School Trustees meets monthly in the board room at the Center Grove Education Service Center, located at 4800 W. Stones Crossing Road.Access Center Grove's online portal to access meeting agendas and other board-related information at this link.
ROB DANIELSPresident, CGCSC Board of School Trustees
Rob Daniels is a 1989 graduate of Center Grove where he was a member of the National Honors Society, lettered in basketball, played tennis, and was involved in several other student organizations.Mr. Daniels joined the Board in 2017. He has been involved with the Center Grove Education Foundation, Center Grove Strategic Planning Committee, Center Grove Girls Basketball League, and coached AAU girls basketball.Daniels graduated from DePauw University in 1993 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in European History. During his time at DePauw, he studied for a semester in Freiburg, Germany. In 1996, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington.Daniels has been an attorney in private practice for over 20 years. He is a partner and member of the management committee at DeFur Voran, LLP. His practice centers on complex litigation, construction, real estate, information technology, appellate, and general business representation. He is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and has served on several legal and construction industry boards and organizations.He is married to Alisa Daniels, a 1991 Center Grove graduate and business manager for Daniels Associates, Inc., a family-owned information technology company. His two daughters both attend Center Grove schools.JACK RUSSELLVice President, CGCSC Board of School Trusteesrussellj@centergrove.k12.in.us
Jack Russell is a long-time resident of the Center Grove community. He graduated from Center Grove High School in 1974. Jack is a graduate of Purdue University where he studied Elementary Education. After Purdue, Mr. Russell attended Butler University to study dance and acting.
After graduation, Russell spent time traveling the country doing live shows at theme parks and dinner theaters. During that time, he would also substitute teach in the local school system. After a few years working as general manager in his family’s real estate and development business, Russell returned to the world of education to teach full-time. He also spent time substitute teaching while raising his son, Austin, whom he adopted from Paraguay. Austin is a 2013 Center Grove graduate.
Russell has been an active member of the Center Grove Education Foundation. He is also involved with the Center Grove Alumni and Friends group. Russell was elected to the Center Grove Board of School Trustees in 2010 and has served in various leadership positions, including as president in 2013.
JOE HUBBARDSecretary, CGCSC Board of School Trustees
Joe Hubbard is a 1990 graduate of Mooresville High School. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1991 to 1998. He served as a Fuel Specialist for four years at Kadena AFB in Okinawa, Japan and four years at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, NV.
Mr. Hubbard owns his own businesses, ATM Indy and ATMs for Veterans, which donates a percentage of profits to local fraternal organizations which help Indiana veterans. He spent 13 years at Eli Lilly and Company as a supervisor in manufacturing. He has also owned multiple restaurants throughout the Central Indiana area.
Hubbard and his wife, Brittney, have two daughters, Alison and Kaylee, who attend Center Grove schools. He enjoys going to church, working out, building and riding motorcycles, and collecting cars.SCOTT ALEXANDERMember, CGCSC Board of School TrusteesScott Alexander is a 1991 graduate of Center Grove High School and lifelong Center Grove resident. He received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 1995.
Mr. Alexander is the Vice President of Solutions for Theoris Services. Alexander joined Center Grove’s Board of School Trustees in 2010. Prior to that he was a four-year member of the Center Grove Education Foundation.
Alexander's Information Technology background spans over the past 18 years with experience in various leadership roles. He has spent a large portion of his career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with some experience in consulting as well. Alexander brings vast experience in leading teams and businesses of varying sizes through information technology, operations and logistics.Alexander and his wife, Dana, have two sons. One is a graduate of Center Grove High School, the other currently attends CGHS. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf.CAROL TUMEYBoard Member, CGCSC Board of School Trustees
Carol Tumey spent her 40-year career at Center Grove as a teacher, coach, and athletic administrator. During her tenure, Mrs. Tumey received the Indiana Athletic Administrator of the Year, Regional Athletic Administrator of the Year, and National Girls Track Coach honors. She has received numerous accolades for her role in developing one of the first high school girls’ sports programs, including the Silver Medal award from the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and induction into the Franklin College Hall of Fame, Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, and Indiana Track and Field Hall of Fame.
Tumey has held several leadership positions on the school board during her tenure. She joined the Board in 2009. She represents Center Grove on several community groups and serves on several boards, including the Franklin College Board of Trustees and Athletic Hall of Fame, the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrative Association, and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrative Association. Tumey is also a member of the executive committees for the Indiana Track and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tumey and her husband Dale are avid sports fans and enjoy attending Center Grove varsity sporting events, along with musical programs and academic competitions.