Danyele Easterhaus is the Executive Director of Student Impact of Westfield, where she has been involved since 2005, first as a mentor and volunteer, and later on the Board of Directors, before becoming Executive Director in 2011.
Hanging out with kids and being a mentor and friend has been a constant part of her life. Knowing and understanding the need for students to have a consistent and real relationship with an adult that will be honest and loving has driven Danyele into many serving opportunities throughout the last 25 years. Mrs. Easterhaus is also currently active in her community with Westfield Police Citizens Police Academy, HCLA Class of 2014, Downtown Westfield Neighborhood Association, Westfield Wellbeing Coalition, The Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Westfield Kiwanis Club, and volunteering with Westfield Welcome, as well as in her home church, Northview Westfield, as an Adult Leader.
Danyele and her husband Ryan of 21 years live in Westfield, along with their 4 girls; Paige (26), Brooke (17), Jada (15), and Sofia (13). Ryan and Danyele have foster parented many children throughout the years, as well as adopted two of their own girls, one through Private Adoption and one through Foster Care adoption.
In her free time, Danyele enjoys down-time by being on a beach with her family, replacing the sound of teenagers with the sound of crashing waves for a few days.
Community Development Director
Brittany Delph is the Community Development Director at Student Impact of Westfield. First serving as a community outreach volunteer through her home church, Brittany worked to bring local partners and resources to Student Impact.
Linking her passion for mentorship, logistics and entrepreneurship Brittany works to develop and foster relationships in the community that support the mission of Student Impact. Her primary focus is to bring resources that benefit today’s youth, and pour out resources to the community. Applying her skills of event planning and resource management, Brittany plays a vital role in implementing programs and experiences within Student Impact. As a wife and mother, she has a deep passion for creating spaces and opportunities that deeply impact the lives of children and foster growth and happiness.
Brittany and her family moved to Westfield in 2018 after her husband Logan, separated from the military. As a family they enjoy camping, hiking and taking advantage of the beautiful trails that Westfield has to offer. An avid lover of all things outdoors, Brittany finds peace in nature, seeking adventure and finding joy anywhere she goes.
Student Life Director
Samantha graduated with an Early Childhood, Youth and Family Studies degree from Ball State University. The past four summers, Sam played an integral role in assisting with the development and implementation of Student Impact's successful program, Camp Ethos. She connected with campers, created a safe environment that was fun, and designed programs that offered learning opportunities. Since then, she has brought her passion for serving students to her full time position as Student Life Director.
Growing up in Maine led to Sam's joy for hiking and experiencing new places, especially when it involves water and walking her dog Willow. A lover of all things hospitality, in her free time you can find her hosting friends for coffee or games, or savoring her quiet time with a good book.
More importantly she is passionate about improving the lives of children and having a positive impact on their development and growth, making her a perfect fit for the Student Impact community.