About the Wellness Council of Indiana

The Wellness Council of Indiana is a 501(c)(3) organization and the only statewide not-for-profit specifically dedicated to work site wellness and community well-being in Indiana. Organized as a volunteer-based association in 1988 and acquired by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in 2011, the Wellness Council of Indiana has grown to be one of the largest wellness councils in the United States. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber, the Wellness Council has guided Hoosier organizations through the development, implementation and evaluation of their own comprehensive and sustainable workplace well-being efforts. We serve as the convener of people and resources for health promotion in Indiana and give businesses and communities the tools to allow their wellness programs to grow. We also believe that the quality of life of any community is measured, to a large degree, by the health of its people. It is our vision to make Indiana a model state by improving the quality of life of employees and residents in order to enhance the competitiveness of our workplaces in a global economy.

The Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI) works collaboratively to positively impact the economic vitality of the State of Indiana by evaluating and guiding workplaces and communities through the development of their own comprehensive health and wellness strategy. WCI members and staff inspire active living, community engagement and corporate social responsibility.

Jennifer Pferrer, Executive Director








Contact Jennifer at (317) 264-2168 or [email protected]

Christina Stafford, Program Coordinator








Contact Christina at (317) 264-2165 or [email protected]

Mike Thibideau, Director, Indiana Workforce Recovery

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Contact Mike at (317) 264-2166 or [email protected]

Ashley O’Rourke, Director, Community and Employer Engagement








Contact Ashley at (317) 264-2167 or [email protected]

Erin Klaus-Morse, Project Coordinator








Contact Erin at (317) 264-2163 or [email protected]