Rebecca Shetler Fast: Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Shetler Fast

Elkhart, IN — Child and family advocacy leader Rebecca Shetler Fast has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of Child & Parent Services (CAPS), a leader in preventing child abuse and neglect in Elkhart County, IN.

Throughout her career, she has been passionate about ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and families. In her most recent position as Director of Elkhart County’s System of Care, The SOURCE at Oaklawn, she has collaborated with the CAPS team on initiatives including training a new group of frontline child abuse reporters and partnering with CAPS to develop the first-in-the-nation Monique Burr Foundation Pre-Kindergarten child safety curriculum.

Among her many accomplishments during her tenure at the SOURCE, she developed Indiana’s first child safety & wellbeing dashboard and led a collaborative network of over 65 nonprofit, government, business and faith organizations in Elkhart County focusing on children’s mental health and

Since its beginning over 40 years ago, Child & Parent Services (CAPS) has worked diligently to protect children and to strengthen families by offering diverse programs and services. It has adapted to the changing needs of children and families through the years and is equipping families with the knowledge, support and inspiration they need to thrive. For more information, visit