The Noblesville Common Council has elected Megan Wiles (pictured) president. She will replace Greg O’Connor. Chris Jensen was elected as vice president. Wiles began her first term on the Noblesville Common Council in January 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University. Wiles works as executive director of the Riverview Health Foundation and previously served as president of Legacy Fund the Community Foundation for Hamilton County for more than eight years. She is the representative from District 6, which includes a large portion of the east side of Noblesville – Stony Ridge, Sagamore, Chapel Woods, Stony Creek Highlands, Deer Path and the business areas of Stony Creek Marketplace and Hamilton Town Center. During her first year on the council, Wiles served on the finance, parks and economic development committees and served on the Noblesville Plan Commission.
Also discussed at the reorganization meeting were the 2017 Noblesville Common Council committee assignments which include:
Building/Land Acquisition (as needed) – Brian Ayer (Chair), Mark Boice, Wil Hampton and Roy Johnson.
Downtown District – Megan Wiles (Chair), Brian Ayer, Mary Sue Rowland and Rick Taylor.
Economic Development – Wil Hampton (Chair), Chris Jensen, Greg O’Connor and Megan Wiles.
Finance – Greg O’Connor (Chair), Chris Jensen, Roy Johnson and Megan Wiles.
Parking Task Force (as needed) – Roy Johnson (Chair), Brian Ayer, Mary Sue Rowland and Rick Taylor.
Parks – Mary Sue Rowland (Chair), Brian Ayer, Mark Boice and Wil Hampton.
Public Safety – Rick Taylor (Chair), Mark Boice, Wil Hampton and Mary Sue Rowland.
Road/Traffic/Engineering – Chris Jensen (Chair), Brian Ayer, Mark Boice and Wil Hampton.
Wastewater – Mark Boice (Chair), Roy Johnson, Greg O’Connor and Rick Taylor.
Nominating – Megan Wiles (Chair), Greg O’Connor and Rick Taylor.
Special appointments of the council are:
• Noblesville Plan Commission – Wil Hampton
• Architectural Review Board – Wil Hampton and Brian Ayer
• Community Vision – Megan Wiles
• Tree Board – Mary Sue Rowland and Rick Taylor