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Holcomb makes more board, commission appointments

Governor Eric Holcomb speaking on the Business & Beyond Podcast with Gerry Dick. (IIB Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) — Governor Eric Holcomb has made another round of appointments and reappointments to various boards and commissions. They include the Indiana Gaming Commission, State Employees Appeals Commission and White River State Park Development Commission.

The appointments include:

Environmental Rules Board

The governor made one new appointment to the board, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2025:

  • Michael Chambers (Zionsville), assistant general counsel with Eli Lilly & Company

Indiana Gaming Commission

The governor made two new appointments to the commission, who will serve until Sept. 30, 2022:

  • Dan Housman (St. John), payment professional at Payroc
  • Darren Root (Bloomington), Founder of Rootworks

Indiana Public Defender Commission

The governor made two reappointments to the commission, who will serve until Oct. 31, 2025:

  • David Hensel (Indianapolis), partner with Hoover Hull Turner LLP
  • Mark Rutherford (Indianapolis), shareholder with Thrasher Buschmann & Voelkel, P.C.

State Employees Appeals Commission

The governor made two reappointments to the commission, who will serve until Oct. 31, 2025:

  • Frank Sullivan (Indianapolis), former Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court
  • Curtis Wilkinson (Terre Haute), partner with Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy, LLP

White River State Park Development Commission

The governor made four reappointments to the commission, who will serve until Dec. 31, 2024:

  • James Isch (Carmel), former COO of the NCAA
  • Laurie Thornton (Indianapolis), director of government affairs for CenterPoint Energy
  • Thomas Wheeler II (Zionsville), member of Frost Brown Todd
  • Joe Bill Wiley (Indianapolis), president of Capital Cities, LLC

The governor also made one new appointment to the commission, who will serve until Nov. 30, 2023:

  • Brad Rateike (Indianapolis), founding principal of BAR Communications

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