MEET OUR BOARD (Our Dream Team)

All year long our board of directors contribute their time and talents to make Chasing Dreams possible.

Denise Babjak

CEO, President and Founder

The vision of someday opening a Learning Center for children…

Randy Vale

Vice President

I am excited to be involved in Chasing Dreams for…

Tiffany Hughes-Campos


Shortly after my daughter was born with Down Syndrome, I…

Susan Anderson


I believe that volunteerism is good for the community and…

Bill Babjak

Board Member

I was an active participant of the Law Enforcement Torch…

Kevin Comerford

Board Member

Tom Felter, Jr

Board Member

As parents of an adult with special-needs, my wife Tina…

Paden Gullquist

Board Member

I am elated to have the opportunity to serve on…

Bri Hamm

Board Member

I am a Mom to two amazing boys, Caleb and…

Dr. Lori Pi

Board Member

Sherri Pinarski

Board Member

I am a parent of two special needs children.  I…

Arman Sarkisian

Board Member

“Chasing Dreams, Inc. signifies how a community can recognize a…

Joanne Tedesco

Board Member

“I joined the Chasing Dreams Board to provide my communications…

Nicole Walkowiak

Board Member

I became involved in Chasing Dreams with my son, Mitchell,…

Jeff Veach

Board Member

“Having known families who have children with special Needs, and…

Sophia Proimos

Executive Assistant

I am so excited to be a part of Chasing…


Have questions? Want to know how to best support us?  Feel free to contact us.

We’d love to hear from you!

8380 Louisiana Street, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

(219) 299-9049

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Professionals within the community generously donate their time and talents to run our programs.

The generosity and support of our community allows us to continue to grow and provide exceptional services.  We accept all forms of donations.

The success of our events are possible through the generosity of our community partners.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for our next event please contact us to find out how.


They make everything possible