Meet the Westfield Washington school board



Duane E. Lutz


Duane E. Lutz, CPA, was appointed by the Westfield Washington Board of School Trustees to fill the District 3 vacant seat on June 10, 2012. Lutz began serving his own four-year term on the board in January 2013.

Lutz is the president of Hoosier Glass Company, Inc. in Indianapolis. He is and has been an active member of the Westfield community. He is the president of the Westfield Washington Education Development Foundation, a member and past-president of the Westfield Chamber of Commerce, past-president of the Westfield Lions Club and a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, Class XXVIII.

He and his wife, Crissy, have lived in Washington Township since 1994 and have three children who attend Westfield schools: Hana, Ethan and Isaac.



Amy J. Pictor

Vice President

Amy J. Pictor was appointed to the Board of School Trustees in District 1 in March 2014. She is actively involved with her family, along with maintaining a professional career in human resources for more than 20 years with St.Vincent Health. Pictor holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University.

Amy and her husband, Jim, have lived on their Westfield farm since 1990 and have two children, Will, a Westfield High School graduate, and Anna, a Westfield Middle School student.

Pictor has been active in PTO at Washington Woods and Monon Trail Elementary Schools and serves as a parent volunteer on the Westfield Young Life Committee. She and her family are members of the Presbyterian Church in Zionsville.



Amber N. Willis


Amber N. Willis serves as the at-large representative to the Board of School Trustees and began her term in January. Willis is a lifelong Westfield resident and attended Westfield Washington Schools her entire school career, graduating in 1999. She participated in many activities growing up including youth soccer, cheerleading, track and field, and was a 10-year 4-H member.

A 2003 graduate of Miami University, Amber is now a proud wife to Anthony and mother to Gabriel and Ava, who attend Maple Glen Elementary School.

Willis is a member of the Maple Glen PTO, Downtown Westfield Association and Westfield Chamber of Commerce. She is a WYSA coach, Hamilton County Leadership Academy Alumnus, a member of the Westfield Business Development Committee, a member of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis and a member of Northview Church.

Amber works for her family’s business, CSI Signs. Her family has always been committed to giving back to the community, the schools, and to helping other local businesses. Mrs. Willis wants to carry on this family tradition.



Dan D. Degnan

Board Member

Dan D. Degnan was elected to the District 4 seat of the Westfield Washington School Board in November 2014. His term on the board began in January.

Degnan is the senior project manager at the Center for Medication Safety Advancement at Purdue University. The Center is part of the Purdue College of Pharmacy where Dan has an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice. He has a B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue and Master’s degree in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Degnan has been a licensed pharmacist since 1991.

Dan and his wife Michelle, also a pharmacist, have four sons attending Westfield Washington Schools: Charlie, Max, Sam and Danny. Degnan has been active in the community as a member of the Westfield Advisory Planning Commission and as a board member of the former Westfield Youth Soccer Association.



Mark K. SeRine

Board Member

Mary K. SeRine was appointed to the Board of School Trustees on Sept. 22, 2014, filling the seat vacated by Tim Siefker. SeRine was then elected to the board in the Nov. 2014 General Election, beginning her first full term in January 2015. She is the director of development research and advancement services at the University of Indianapolis. Mary holds a B.A. in English from Hanover College and an M.A. in English from Butler University.

Mary and her husband, Zach, have lived in Westfield since 2001. Together they have two sons, Ethan and Rowan.

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