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Governor Eric Holcomb has made several appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions.
Behavioral Health & Human Services Licensing Board
The governor made one reappointment and two new appointments to the Behavioral Health & Human Services Licensing Board, with terms expiring September 30, 2021:
• Stephan Viehweg (Greenfield), associate director of the Riley Child Development Center, will continue his service on the board.
• Dr. Elizabeth Cunningham (Carmel), psychiatrist with Community Health Network, will join the board.
• Kelley Gardner (Indianapolis), clinical manager at Eskenazi Health Midtown, will join the board.
Coroners Training Board
The governor made one new appointment to the Indiana Coroners Training Board, who will serve at the pleasure of the governor:
• Doug Banks (Greensburg), Decatur County Coroner, will join the board.
Indiana Public Retirement System Board of Trustees
The governor made one reappointment to the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, with a term expiring June 30, 2022:
• Brian Abbott (Huntington), teacher with Huntington County Community School Corporation, will continue his service on the board.
Indiana State Police Board
The governor made two reappointments to the Indiana State Police Board, with terms expiring September 30, 2022:
• John Ivory (Elkhart), retired law enforcement professional and former Elkhart City Police Chief, will continue his service on the board.
• Thomas Wyss (Fort Wayne), former State Senator, will continue his service on the board.
New Harmony & Wabash River Bridge Authority
The governor made three appointments to the newly formed New Harmony & Wabash River Bridge Authority, with terms expiring September 30, 2022:
• Lora Arneberg (New Harmony), project manager of the Harmony Way Bridge Project, will join the authority.
• William Gillenwater (New Harmony), founder of BMG, Inc., will join the authority.
• Jerry Walden (Mt. Vernon), trustee of Black Township, Indiana, will join the authority.
State Egg Board
The governor made four reappointments to the State Egg Board, with terms expiring September 30, 2021:
• Gregory Hinton (Seymour), vice president of sales at Rose Acre Farms, will continue his service on the board.
• Thomas Klump (Aurora), procurement manager with Kroger Co., will continue his service on the board.
• Robert Krouse (North Manchester), CEO of Midwest Poultry Services, L.P., will continue his service on the board.
• Margaret Titus (West Lafayette), retired with 37 years of service with Purdue Extension, will continue her service on the board.
Statewide 911 Board
The governor made three reappointments and one new appointment to the Statewide 911 Board, with terms expiring July 31, 2021:
• Terri Brooks (Wolcott), White County PSAP 911 Director, will continue her service on the board.
• Kevin McGuire (Batesville), COO of Enhanced Telecommunications Corp., will continue his service on the board.
• Shane Rekeweg (Decatur), Adams County Sheriff, will continue his service on the board.
• Tracy Brown (Lafayette), Tippecanoe County Commissioner, will join the board.
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