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Governor Mike Pence is set to announce his choice Thursday for the state's next auditor. Deputy Auditor Kirke Willing started serving the role today on an interim basis. The appointee will succeed Tim Berry, who is now chairman of the Indiana State Republican Party. August 14, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Governor Pence will announce his selection for Auditor of State at a press conference on Thursday. He accepted Tim Berry’s resignation as Auditor on Tuesday. Deputy Auditor Kirke Willing started service as Auditor today on an interim basis.
"We thank Tim for his service to the people of Indiana," said Pence. "He put taxpayers first, implemented new financial accounting software and worked closely with local governments in his role as Auditor, and we are grateful for his contributions."
Pence will announce the next Auditor of State at a press conference in the Governor's office on Thursday, August 15 at 9:15 a.m. The Governor's appointee will complete Berry's term, which runs through 2014. The swearing-in ceremony is planned for Monday, August 19.
Berry was elected Chair of the State Republican Party on July 22, and assumed those responsibilities fulltime today. He has served as Auditor since 2007.
Source: The Office of Governor Mike Pence