Monroe County, Indiana

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Administrative Staff

Executive Director-Victoria "Viki" Thevenow

She is the Executive Director at the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County. Viki joined YSB in 2016 with experience in managing court services, probation, and community corrections programs in Monroe County.  Viki served on the YSB Advisory Board in the 1970s and 80s and has worked with Monroe County at risk youth for over four decades. She has a  BA in psychology & Forensic Studies and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Indiana University.

Louis Malone IV, he/him, Deputy Director: Louis Malone IV is the Deputy Director at the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County. Louis has been a part of the management team at YSB since 2011after originally joining the agency as a direct care staff person in 2004.  Originally from Indianapolis, Louis serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Youth Services Association and as the Vice President for Travel Soccer at Cutters Soccer Club in Bloomington.  Louis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Hanover College.


Vanessa Schmidt, she/her, Program Coordinator: Vanessa is the Program Coordinator at the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County. Vanessa began working at the agency in 2009. She served as the Shelter Outreach & Safe Place Coordinator before moving into her current role as Program Coordinator in 2015. Vanessa is a 2007 graduate of Indiana University, earning a BA in Criminal Justice, focusing on juvenile advocacy. In 2018, Vanessa received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.


Emily Arthur, she/her, Data Specialist: Emily is the Data Specialist at the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County. Emily first joined YSB in 2015 and worked as a direct care staff member for more than six years in the roles of Residential Specialist and Residential Coordinator. Emily is a proud first-generation college graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University Bloomington in Liberal Studies. In 2020, Emily became certified at the Professional level as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner. Outside of YSB, Emily enjoys spending time with her two children and partner, going to concerts, and watching movies.

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