updated: 7/8/2009 8:46:53 AM

New Trustee Appointments Announced

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Governor Mitch Daniels has made several appointments to the boards of Indiana colleges and universities to replace members whose terms have expired. The list includes reappointments, as well as student trustees at various state institutions.

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Indianapolis, Ind. -- Governor Mitch Daniels today announced appointments to the boards of four public colleges and universities to replace members whose terms have expired. The list includes several reappointments, as well as student trustees at various state institutions.


Ball State University

Nicole M. Vauter, of Hebron, a finance and economics major, will serve a two-year term as student trustee (7/1/11). She is a member of the student alumni relations team and is currently working as an undergraduate fellow at the Miller College of Business.


Indiana State University

There were four vacancies, including an alumni vacancy (which must be confirmed by the governor) and a student trustee vacancy.

-- Mike Alley, of Carmel, was appointed to serve a four-year term (7/1/13). He is the owner of Patriot Investments, LLC, a business consulting and investment company. Alley retired in 2002 as president and CEO of Fifth Third Bank, Central Indiana.
-- Edward Pease, of Terre Haute, was appointed to serve a four-year term (7/1/13). Pease is currently a senior vice president with Rolls Royce America. He previously served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997-2001.
-- Robert W. Baesler, of Terre Haute, was selected by the Indiana State University Alumni Association to serve a four-year term (7/1/13). Baesler is president of Baesler's Market and serves on the board of directors of the Wabash Valley Crime Stoppers, Terre Haute Savings Bank, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Retail Grocers.
-- Matthew S. Huckleby, of Georgetown, a political science and economics major, was appointed to a two-year term (7/1/11) as student trustee. He is a former student government association senator and is a supplemental instructor in the student academic services department.


University of Southern Indiana

Lauren K. Raikes, of Evansville, a biology major with a focus on optometry, will serve a two-year term (7/1/11) as student trustee. She is a part of the USI Honors program and serves on the Pott College Student Advisory Board.


Vincennes University

LaTasha Dawson, of Indianapolis, a business administration major, will serve a one-year term (7/1/10) as student trustee. She was a member of the Vincennes University women's basketball team and previously worked at the Ransburg YMCA in Indianapolis.


Indiana University

Abbey Stemler, of Sellersberg, a second year law student at IU-Bloomington School of Law, will serve a two-year (7/1/11) term as student trustee. She received her undergraduate degree in Anthropology of Mental Illness and Psychology from IU-Bloomington. She is the co-founder of the Virtu Project, a mock investment portfolio with real proceeds going to the Timmy Foundation, and is currently working as a summer associate at Bose, McKinney & Evans.


Purdue University

-- Don Thompson, of Chicago, Illinois, was appointed to replace J. Timothy McGinley, who resigned from the board effective July 11. Thompson will serve the remainder of the term which will expire on July 1, 2010. He is president of McDonald's USA and is responsible for the strategic direction and overall business results of nearly 14,000 restaurants in the United States. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue.
-- JoAnn Brouillette, of West Lafayette, was reappointed to a three-year term (7/1/12). She is a managing partner and president of Demeter LP, a family-owned grain and commercial warehouse business headquartered in Fowler.
-- Michael Berghoff, of Indianapolis, was appointed to serve a three-year term (7/1/12). He replaces Susan Butler whose term expired on July 1. Berghoff is a Purdue graduate and is president of Lenex Steel, a steel fabricator with operations in Terre Haute and Indianapolis.
-- Tyler Teykl, of Rosenberg, Texas, a sophomore chemical engineering student, will serve a two-year term (7/1/11) as student trustee. He is a member of the Purdue Engineering Student Council and the President's Leadership Council.

All appointments unless otherwise indicated are effective immediately.

Source: Officer of Governor Mitch Daniels

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