Governor Mike Pence has announced his appointments to the boards of trustees for Ball State University, Purdue University and the University of Southern Indiana. The appointed members include Jean Anne Harcourt, Malcolm Dekryger and Ellis Redd.
Jean Anne Harcourt has been appointed to serve an unexpired four-year term on Ball State University’s Board of Trustees through December 2017. She is president and chief executive officer of Harcourt Industries, Inc. and has previously served with the Indiana Manufacturers Association as its first female chair. Harcourt earned her undergraduate degree from Ball State University in business administration.
Malcolm Dekryger has been selected to serve a three year term on Purdue University’s Board of Trustees through June 2019. He is president and chief executive officer of Belstra Milling Co. Inc. and also serves as president of the Covenant Christian High School Board. Dekryger is a member of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture Advisory Board and the Purdue University College of Agriculture Deans Advisory Council. He earned his undergraduate degree from Calvin College and his graduate degree from Purdue University.
Ellis Redd has been appointed to serve a four year term on the University of Southern Indiana’s Board of Trustees through June 2020. He is vice president of human resources and administration for Vectren Corporation. Redd serves as co-chairman of the UNCF Evansville Leadership Council and also as advisor of the Multi-Cultural Professionals Network as well. He earned his undergraduate degree from North Carolina A&T State University and his graduate degree from Washington University.
The Board of Trustees for Purdue University includes two reappointed members selected by Governor Pence. Lawrence Beck has been reappointed to serve a three year term as well as Don Thompson. The Governor has also reappointed Ronald Romain and Kenneth Sendelweck to serve a four year term on the University of Southern Indiana’s Board of Trustees.