3 new members join River Heritage Conservancy board
River Heritage Conservancy Inc. continues its work of advancing plans and campaigns to create ORIGIN Park. An element of this is growing the board, expanding its capacity to bring an iconic public park to a neglected and often forgotten part of the urban region.
Three new members joined the board in April: Dana Huber of Starlight, Steve Stemler of Jeffersonville and Greg Zoeller of Indianapolis.
Huber is vice president of distribution and public relations at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards and the Starlight Distillery. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, where she earned a bachelor’s degree from the Kelley School of Business. Prior to joining the family business in 2003, Huber worked for Humana, Citicorp and Kindred Healthcare. She also serves on the boards for First Harrison Bank, Southern Indiana Tourism, Federal Reserve Bank Advisory Council for Agribusiness, Our Southern Indiana Regional Development Authority (chairperson), U of L’s Family Business Center and WineAmerica.
Stemler is president and owner of The Stemler Corp., a mechanical contracting company in Jeffersonville. From 2006 to 2018, he served as the Indiana State representative for the 71st District, serving as a member of the Ways & Means Committee. Stemler also was a member of the Jeffersonville City Council, serving as council president, and has served on the boards of Community Bank Shares of Indiana, serving as vice chairman, and River Ridge Commerce Center, serving as chairman. He is a past commissioner of the Ports of Indiana and is presently a member of the Paul Ogle Foundation board.
A native of New Albany, Zoeller is chairman of the World Trade Center Indianapolis and previously served as the Indiana attorney general (2009 to 2017). Prior to his service in state government, Zoeller spent 10 years as an assistant to Dan Quayle, first in Quayle’s Senate offices and then in the Office of the Vice President of the United States. He has also served in other government capacities and was in private practice for 10 years. Zoeller is a graduate of Our Lady of Providence Catholic High School and attended Purdue University and Indiana University School of Law and holds “dual citizenship” as both a Boilermaker and an IU Hoosier.