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Milltown’s Brown appointed to state board

Milltown’s Brown appointed to state board Milltown’s Brown appointed to state board

Christopher Brown of Milltown was recently appointed by Gov. Eric J. Holcomb to the Coroners Training Board. Brown is the Crawford County coroner.

The governor made several appointments and reappointments to various boards.

Also appointed to that board was Joani Shields of Ellettsville, the Monroe County coroner.

Three reappointments were made to the Graduate Medical Education Board. They are Dr. Steven Becker of Evansville, associate dean and director of the Indiana University School of Medicine – Evansville; Dr. Michelle Howenstine of Zionsville, senior associate dean for Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education with the Indiana University School of Medicine; and Dr. Tom Sonderman of Columbus, vice president and chief medical officer at Columbus Regional Health.

Two new appointments to that board were Harry (Clif) Knight II of Carmel, assistant dean of Clinical Affairs at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, who will serve until Dec. 31, 2022, and Curt Ward of Zionsville, director of medical education and designated institutional official at Ascension St. Vincent, who will serve until Dec. 31, 2021.

The governor made one new appointment to the Indiana Charter School Board, Beth Bray of Carmel, program officer with the Walton Family Foundation, who will serve until June 30, 2023.

LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd was reappointed to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Board of Trustees, and Valparaiso Police Chief Jeff Balon was appointed to the board. Both will serve until May 31, 2024.

Two new appointments were made to the Indiana Emergency Response Commission: Vincent Griffin of Carmel, retired former vice president for Environmental and Energy Policy with the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and Stephanie McKinney of Hazleton, deputy director for the Gibson County Emergency Management Agency.

The governor made one new appointment to the Indiana Parole Board, Mia Kelsaw of Fort Wayne, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2025.

Four reappointments, to serve until March 31, 2023, were made to the Indiana Retirement Home Guaranty Fund Board of Directors: Lorene Burkhart of Carmel, representing residents; John Dattilo of Zionsville, CEO of BHI Senior Living Inc.; Steven Johnson of Indianapolis, assistant vice president with Simon Property Group; and Doris Brauman-Moore of Avon, attorney with the Brauman Moore & Harvey Law Offices. One new appointment also was made: Robert Reynolds of Carmel, representing residents; his term will expire March 31, 2023.

For the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the governor reappointed Jim Huston of Brownsburg, who will serve until March 31, 2025. Huston will continue as chair of the commission.

Joining the Integrated Public Safety Commission will be Ben Hunter of Indianapolis, associate vice president for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance and Superintendent for Public Safety.

The governor made one new appointment to the Occupational Safety Standards Commission, Murray Miller of South Bend, business manager and secretary-treasurer for the Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 645, who will serve until May 31, 2024:

Reappointed to the State Board of Cosmetology & Barber Examiners were Diana Bonn of Muncie, the Rev. Gregory Kenny Sr. of Fishers, Victoria Ross of Petersburg and Diana Weisheit of Lynnville. They will serve until April 30, 2025. A new appointee to the board was Kendra Forrester of Indianapolis, whose term will expire April 30, 2025.

Kim Logan of Indianapolis, deputy treasurer and director of operations with Indiana Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell, and Tom Navarre of Valparaiso, vice president of Family Express Corp., were reappointed to the Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Board. Six new appointments also were made: Mark Aldous of Indianapolis, producer at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Matt Forrester of Madison, retired former regional chairman for German American Bank; Jason Lenz of Montpelier, CEO of Creek Run LLC; Trout Moser of Bluffton, president of National Oil & Gas Inc.; Toby Rickabaugh of Indianapolis, environmental professional with Marathon Petroleum; and Nivas Vijay of South Bend, senior project manager and COO at Heartland Environmental Associates Inc. and principal/COO with Seratech Drilling & Exploration LLC. All eight terms will expire May 31, 2023.

Those without a term expiration date will serve at the pleasure of the governor.