Pence Reappoints IURC Chair

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Stephan's experience in state government includes roles with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and the Office of the Attorney General of Indiana. Stephan's experience in state government includes roles with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and the Office of the Attorney General of Indiana.
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Governor Mike Pence has reappointed Carol Stephan as chair of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. The Indiana University graduate became the first female chair of the commission in 2014.

Governor Mike Pence calls Stephan a "leader with integrity," saying her "deep understanding and commitment to the commission's work make her uniquely qualified for this role."

Stephan has significant experience in state government, including roles with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and the Office of the Attorney General of Indiana.

Pence has also named Thomas Fite director of the Indiana Department of Financial Institutions. He has served as the organization's deputy director since 2013. He holds his undergraduate degree from Ball State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Pence says Fite has the "extensive experience and unmatched background knowledge" needed for the role.

Other appointments today from Governor Pence include:

Brookville Lake Regional Waste District
Jeffrey M. Tebbe [Franklin County], reappointed to serve a three-year term through January 15, 2019

Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Board of Trustees
Sheriff John T. Boyd [LaPorte County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through February 1, 2020

East Central Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Brenda C. Brumfield [Jay County], reappointed to serve a one-year term through December 31, 2016

Firefighting Personnel Standards and Education Board
Jason D. Rogers [Delaware County], appointed to serve a four-year term through January 15, 2020

Medical Education Board
Dr. Ann Marie Nelson [Hamilton County], appointed to complete an unexpired three-year term through December 31, 2017

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
Scott A. Lauerman [Lake County], appointed to serve a two-year term through January 15, 2018

Board of Podiatry Examiners
Dr. Lisa R. Lanham [Bartholomew County], appointed to serve a three-year term through January 15, 2019

Indiana Public Retirement System Board of Trustees
Michael R. Pinkham [Allen County], reappointed to serve a four-year term through January 15, 2020

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