2012 Director’s Community Leadership Awards
The Indianapolis Division is pleased to honor youth advocate Catherine Danyluk as a recipient of the 2012 Director’s Community Leadership Award.
As the chief state attendance officer for the Indiana Department of Education and a juvenile justice specialist, Ms. Danyluk is dedicated to the safety and security of all Hoosier students. Through collaborative initiatives with state and federal law enforcement, she addresses the issue of school violence prevention and regularly shares her expertise at national conferences.
Ms. Danyluk leverages her role in the Department of Education to promote the FBI’s Safe Online Surfing program—an Internet safety course for students—and the FBI’s Youth Leadership Academy program. She is a member of multiple nonprofit organizations that provide area youth with the tools and information they need to make smart choices and become successful adults. Ms. Danyluk is an active member of the Indianapolis FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, where she has served on the board of directors.