Tricia’s Hope: Board of Directors

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Aron Thompson

Board Member, Survivor

Aron Thompson is a full-time, professional firefighter in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and a retired law enforcement officer.  Aron is an expert in the field of Polygraph and National Association of Fire Investigators Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator.  Aron and his wife, Jennifer, own and operate Fidelis Polygraph in Lafayette where they serve clients from all over the State of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.  Aron is a Combat Veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Aron is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Public Safety Police Staff and Command, Suma Cum Laude graduate of Purdue University Global, and is currently studying for his master’s degree.  Aron is a member of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Polygraph Association.

“We all know someone who has been affected by cancer in some way, directly or indirectly.  In 2017, I was diagnosed with Leukemia.  During my battle with cancer, I was a beneficiary of Tricia’s Hope.  I knew about Tricia and Tricia’s Hope for a few years prior to my diagnosis, but I did not know at that time that I was gaining a lifelong friend.  My wife and I had been attending the annual Survival Ball for a couple of years prior to my diagnosis.  During my hospitalizations, I met many other cancer warriors and the joy I had (and still have) in being able to do my small part to assist them is something that I cherish more than most other things.  It is truly an honor and a passion for me to serve as a board member in Tricia’s Hope and continue helping cancer warriors like Tricia and myself.”