Crouch Appoints Main Street Council Members

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Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch has made nine appointments to the Indiana Main Street Council. The council is designed to advise and assist the Indiana Main Street program, which encourages economic development, redevelopment and improvement to the downtown areas of cities and towns throughout the state.

The new appointees will all serve terms that expire June 30, 2021. They include:

  • Valecia Crisafulli (Madison), Director of Madison Main Street
  • Maria Davis (Angola), Downtown Services Coordinator at the City of Angola
  • Marsh Davis (Indianapolis), Executive Director of Indiana Landmarks
  • Jay Ellis (Indianapolis), Executive Director of Jeffersonville Main Street
  • J.P. Hall III (Muncie), Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation at Ball State University
  • Danielle McGrath (Indianapolis), Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy, Policy and Foundation at Indiana Economic Development Corp.
  • Mark Newman (Indianapolis), Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development
  • Lewis Ricci (Indianapolis), Executive Director of the Indiana Arts Commission
  • Ashley Willis (Petersburg), Executive Director of the Pike County Economic Development Corp.

You can learn more about the Indiana Main Street program by clicking here.

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