Holcomb Makes Board, Judicial Appointments

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Governor Eric Holcomb has made more appointments to state boards and commissions. They include the Alcohol & Tobacco Commission and Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority Board, as well as a new Jasper County Superior Court judge.

The appointments include:

Alcohol & Tobacco Commission

  • John L. Krauss (Indianapolis), will join the commission and will serve as chairman pro tempore. His term expires January 31, 2022.
  • David Cook (Indianapolis) will continue his service on the commission and will continue to serve as the chairman. His new term will expire January 31, 2022.
  • F. Dale Grubb (Covington) will continue his service on the commission. His new term will expire January 31, 2022.
  • Marjorie Maginn (Indianapolis) will continue her service on the commission. Her new term will expire January 31, 2022.
  • David Coleman (Danville), will serve as prosecutor to the commission. His term will expire January 31, 2022.

Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority Board of Directors

  • J. June Midkiff (Fishers) will join the board. Her term expires November 30, 2021.
  • Thomas K. McGowan (Carmel) will continue his service on the board. His new term expires November 30, 2021.
  • Andrew W. Place, Sr. (South Bend) will continue his service on the board. His new term expires November 30, 2021.

Jasper County Superior Court

  • Russell D. Bailey will succeed Judge James Ahler, who was appointed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court earlier this year. Bailey, who currently serves as a judge for the DeMotte Town Court in Jasper County, will be sworn into his new position at a date to be determined.
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