The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has added 29 business leaders from throughout the state to its board of directors. The organization announced last month that Vectren Executive Vice President of External Affairs Ron Christian would be its new chairman of the board.

The board is made up 100 members, which the chamber says includes presidents, chief executive officers and high-level executives from organizations throughout Indiana. The board helps develop the chamber’s business advocacy efforts. Most of the new board members will serve three-year terms running through the fall of 2019.

The chamber formally introduced Christian as chairman of the board last month at its 27th Annual Awards Dinner. The 29 new members include:

Scott Bruns, office managing partner, Ernst & Young LLP (Indianapolis);
Phil Burkholder, president, Defense Aerospace North America, Rolls-Royce (Indianapolis);
Chris Campbell, president, Centier/First Bankshares (Merrillville);
Julie Carmichael, president, Carmichael & Company (Indianapolis);
Debbie Dewey, president, Indiana American Water (Greenwood);
Aaron Dixon, partner, Ice Miller, LLP (Indianapolis);
Craig Dwight, chairman & CEO, Horizon Bank, N.A. (Michigan City);
Jennifer Dzwonar, managing principal, Borshoff (Indianapolis);
Sue Ellspermann, president, Ivy Tech Community College (Indianapolis);
Eric Halvorson, manager of public affairs, Kroger Co. (Indianapolis);
Scott Harrison, president & CEO, Rea Magnet Wire Co. (Fort Wayne);
Ken Hedlund, principal, Somerset CPAs, P.C. (Indianapolis);
Joe Kessler, executive vice president, chief finance and administration officer, Community Health Network (Indianapolis);
Dave Leech, vice president and general manager, FedEx Express (Indianapolis);
Lisa Long, president, Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County (Corydon);
John McDonald, CEO, CloudOne (Fishers);
Diane Medley, managing partner, MCM CPAs & Advisors (Louisville, KY);
Terry Murphy, president & CEO, Hammond Group, Inc. (Hammond)
Bob Nelson, president, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (Greensburg);
Doug Prince, CEO, ProCourse Fiduciary Advisors (Carmel);
Melissa St. John, president/owner, Relocation Strategies (Indianapolis);
Casey Stanley, vice president, product management and marketing, Ontario Systems (Muncie);
Bill Stephen, vice president of engagement, Indiana University (Indianapolis);
Mike Stewart, executive vice president and chief banking officer, First Merchants Bank (Indianapolis);
Stephen Stitle, managing partner-Indiana, Smith Amundsen (Indianapolis);
Ron Turpin, principal/market president, Gibson (Fort Wayne);
Robert Wallstrom, president & CEO, Vera Bradley (Roanoke);
John Wechsler, founder and CEO, Launch Fishers (Fishers);
Matt Wyatt, president and CEO, Recovery Force (Fishers)