Carrasco Named Inspector General

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Governor Mike Pence has named Cynthia Carrasco Inspector General. Most recently, Carrasco served as executive director for the Office of the Inspector General and the Indiana State Ethics Commission.

January 6, 2015

News Release

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today named Cynthia Carrasco as Inspector General of Indiana, effective Sunday, January 11.

“The foundation of any good government is maintaining accountability to the people it serves,” said Governor Pence. “With her extensive background in ethics and proven leadership abilities, Cynthia Carrasco is the right person at the right time to continue the progress we have made as a state and advance an accountable and transparent government as good as our people. I appreciate her willingness to lead and believe she will serve Hoosiers well as Indiana’s Inspector General.”

Since 2007, Carrasco has served as Executive Director for the Office of the Inspector General and the Indiana State Ethics Commission. In this role, she was responsible for managing all staff including legal, investigative and administrative employees as well as directing and coordinating activities of the State Ethics Commission. Active within her community, Carrasco serves as a member of Board of Overseers for Indiana University’s Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence, treasurer of the Indiana University Latino Alumni Association, and a board member of the IU Health Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Carrasco, of Marion County, earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and her law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She replaces David Thomas, Indiana’s first Inspector General who served in the role for nearly ten years.

Source: The Office of Governor Mike Pence