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INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) – Governor Eric Holcomb has announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. These include the Fire Prevention & Building Safety Commission, the Indiana Wetlands Task Force and the State Fair Commission.

Board of Directors of the Department of Financial Institutions

The governor renewed the board of directors twice, which will sit until August 31, 2025:

  • Benjamin Bochnowski (Munster), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Banque Populaire
  • Richard Rice (Indianapolis), Former President and CEO of TCU

Electric Vehicle Products Commission

The governor has made six appointments to the new commission, which will serve until August 31, 2025:

  • David Dukes (Kokomo), Director of Operations at Stellantis
  • Danny Ernstes (Fairland), CAP Coordinator for Indiana and Indiana Retirees Representative for UAW Region 2B
  • Craig Kelle (Newburgh), Group Manager for Project Planning, Manufacturing Project Manager Engineer at Toyota
  • Michael Maten (Novi), Senior Strategist, Electrical and Energy Policy at General Motors
  • Paul Mitchell (Indianapolis), President and CEO of Energy Systems Network
  • Ben Wrightsman (Pendleton), President and CEO of the Battery Innovation Center

Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission

The governor proceeded to five renewals of mandate within the commission, which will sit until August 31, 2025:

  • Joseph Heinsman (Mooresville), Senior Structural Engineer at Lynch, Harrison & Brumleve, Inc.
  • David Henson (Petersburg), owner of Architectural Design Concepts, LLC
  • James Murua (Fort Wayne), Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal with the Fort Wayne Fire Department
  • Scott Pannicke (Indianapolis), architect at RATIO Architects, Inc.
  • Michael Popich (Indianapolis), Director of the Bureau of Construction Services for the City of Indianapolis

The governor also made a new appointment to the commission, which will serve until August 31, 2025:

  • John Watson (Indianapolis), vice president of operations at Mid-America Elevator Co., Inc.

Indiana Real Estate Commission

The governor proceeded to five renewals of mandate within the commission, which will sit until August 31, 2025:

  • John Briscoe (Evansville), Realtor / Broker with FC Tucker Emge
  • John De Souza (South Bend), President of Cressy & Everett Real Estate
  • Pamela Lumley (Sellersburg), owner of RE / MAX Capacity Plus
  • Charlie Shook (West Lafayette), Chairman of Coldwell Banker Shook
  • Sahara Williams (Indianapolis), partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP

The governor also made four new appointments to the committee:

  • Troy Helman (Terre Haute), co-owner and chairman of Coldwell Banker Helman, who will serve until August 31, 2025
  • Tracy Hutton (Carmel), President and CEO of Century 21 Scheetz, who will remain in office until December 31, 2023
  • Cheryl Stuckwish (Vallonie), owner and president of South Central Realty-Columbus and -Seymour, who will serve until December 31, 2023
  • Brian Thompson (Bloomington), FC Tucker / Bloomington sales manager, who will serve until December 31, 2023

Indiana Wetlands Task Force

The governor has made thirteen appointments to the new task force, which will serve until December 31, 2022:

  • The Honorable Zach Beasley (West Lafayette), Tippecanoe County Surveyor
  • Will Ditzler (Westfield), chairman of RiverBirch Executive Advisors, who will also chair the working group
  • Jill Hoffmann (Indianapolis), Executive Director of the White River Alliance
  • Jared Kakasuleff (Cicero), farmer at Kakasuleff Farms
  • Jeremy Kieffner (Evansville), Head of Environmental Permits at Lochmüller Group
  • Dr Sara McMillan (West Lafayette), Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University
  • Matt Meersman (South Bend), Director of the St. Joseph River Basin Commission
  • Michael Novotney (Valparaiso), Porter County Engineer and Director of Engineering
  • Commissioner Bruno Pigott, representing the Indiana Department of Environmental Management
  • Kyle Rorah (Dexter, MI), Regional Director of Public Policy for Ducks Unlimited
  • Joe Schmees (Fishers), Executive Director of the Indiana Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts
  • The Honorable Richard Strick, Mayor of Huntington
  • Jeff Thomas (Fort Wayne), Co-Owner and Vice President of Oakmont Development, LLC

Midwestern Higher Education Commission

The governor made a new appointment to the commission:

  • Ronald Rochon (Newburgh), President of the University of Southern Indiana

State Board of Education

The governor proceeded to two renewals of the board of directors, which will sit until June 30, 2025:

  • William Durham (Indianapolis), executive director of 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc.
  • Gregory Gastineau (Fishers), teacher and coach at Hamilton Southeastern High School

The governor also made a new appointment to the board of directors, which will serve until June 30, 2023:

  • Scott Bess (Danville), Principal of Purdue Polytechnic High School

State Fair Council

The governor renewed the board of directors twice, which will sit until September 30, 2025:

  • Jeanette Merritt (Peru), Director of Collection Programs at Indiana Pork
  • Terry Strueh (Lafayette), former vice president of government relations at Purdue University

The governor also made a new appointment to the board of directors, which will sit until September 30, 2024:

  • Ryan Hilton (DeMotte), Hog Logistics and Livestock Relocation Professional at Belstra Milling

State Fairs Commission

The governor made two new appointments to the committee:

  • Mitch Frazier (Westfield), President and CEO of AgriNovus Indiana, who will chair the commission until September 30, 2022
  • Greg Schenkel (Indianapolis), retired former vice president of corporate, community and public relations at Pacers Sports & Entertainment, who will serve until September 30, 2024

Unemployment Insurance Review Board

The governor re-appointed Lawrence Dailey (Zionsville) to the full-time board of directors; he will continue his service until August 31, 2024.

The governor also appointed Gabe Paul (Carmel) as chairman of the board; it will serve until August 31, 2024.

Indiana Workers’ Compensation Board

The governor re-elected Daniel Foote (Indianapolis) and Douglas Meagher (Indianapolis) to the board of directors; both will serve until August 31, 2025.


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