Holcomb Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

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Governor Eric Holcomb has announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards, commissions, and task forces. They include the Indiana Gaming Commission, the State Board of Funeral & Cemetery Service and the Indiana Finance Authority.

The appointments include:

Indiana Finance Authority

The governor made two reappointments to the authority, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2023:

• Harry F. McNaught (Carmel), president/CEO of Denison Properties

• Owen “Bud” Melton, Jr. (Carmel), former president and CEO of First Indiana Bank

Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services Commission

The governor made two new appointments to the commission:

• Leonard Hoops (Indianapolis), president and CEO of Visit Indy, will serve until April 30, 2021

• Tom Easterday (Zionsville), former executive vice president and chief legal officer of Subaru of Indiana Automotive, will serve until Sept. 30, 2022

Indiana Gaming Commission

The governor made four reappointments to the commission, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2022:

• Marc Fine (Evansville), attorney with Jackson Kelly, PLLC

• Jane Saxon (Noblesville), senior manager at Somerset CPAs & Advisors

• Joseph Svetanoff (Crown Point), senior attorney with Kopka Pinkus Dolin, P.C.

• Susan Williams (Indianapolis), former president of the Indiana Sports Corporation

The governor also made one new appointment to the commission, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2022:

• Jason Dudich (Indianapolis), vice president, CFO and treasurer of the University of Indianapolis

Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission

The governor made one new appointment to the commission, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2023:

• Robert Ochi (Hammond), senior executive vice president and director of marketing with Rodriguez & Associates, Inc.

State Board of Funeral & Cemetery Service

The governor made three reappointments to the board, who will serve until Aug. 31, 2023:

• Christopher Cooke (Evansville), superintendent of Evansville City Cemeteries

• Roland Cutter (Richmond), retired agent with RMD/Patti Insurance & Financial Services

• Thomas Sproles (New Castle), co-owner and funeral director with Sproles Family Funeral Home

The governor also made one new appointment to the board, who will serve until Aug. 31, 2023:

• Kathleen Matuszak (South Bend), general manager of the St. Joseph Funeral Home and Cemetery

Vincennes University Board of Trustees

The governor made five reappointments to the board:

• R. Scott Brand (Carmel), senior vice president of quality control at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., will serve until Oct, 3, 2021

• Reginald Henderson (McCordsville), vice president and general manager of Telamon Energy Solutions, will serve until Oct. 2, 2022

• George Ridgway (Bloomington), chief architect for Cook Group, Inc., will serve until Oct. 2, 2022

• Michael Sievers (Vincennes), owner of Sievers & Companies, will serve until Oct. 3, 2021

• John Stachura (Vincennes), vice president and general manager of Solar Sources Underground LLC, will serve until Oct. 3, 2021

The governor also made two new appointments to the board:

• Dartanyan Abney (Walton), a fourth year Occupational Graphic Design/Multimedia student at Vincennes, will serve as the student member of the board until Oct. 4, 2020

• Kelly Clauss (Jasper), vice president of medical practice management and support services at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, will serve until Oct. 2, 2022

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