December 13, 2016
Indiana Humanities elects new board members, slate of officers

The Indiana Humanities board of directors has appointed two new members and elected its slate of officers for 2016-17.

The Indiana Humanities board of directors has appointed two new members: Doran Moreland, executive director of statewide diversity and community outreach at Ivy Tech Community College, and Adam D. Thies, assistant vice president of capital planning and facilities at Indiana University. The board also elected its slate of officers for 2016-17.

Indiana Humanities is a statewide nonprofit that encourages Hoosiers to think, read and talk by participating in humanities programs and activities. Indiana Humanities is currently promoting a number of programs that celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial. Called Next Indiana, the initiative inspires Hoosiers to think, read and talk about the people, places and ideas that will shape the next 200 years.

The new officers include:

Chair:

The Honorable Jerry Torr

State Representative House District 39; Vice President, Hamilton Title

Carmel

Vice Chair:

Ms. Elizabeth Bechdol

Director of Agribusiness Strategies, Ice Miller LLP

President and CEO, AgriNovus Indiana

Auburn

Treasurer:

Ms. Susanne Wasson

U.S. Commercial Leader—Crop Protection, Dow AgroSciences LLC

Carmel

Secretary:

Ms. Carol Ann Bowman

Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, Whiteco Industries, Inc.

Merrillville

The board of directors also includes:

Ms. Keira Amstutz

President and CEO, Indiana Humanities

Indianapolis

Ms. Myra Borshoff

Owner/CEO MB Communications LLC

Martinsville

Ms. Rosemary Dorsa

Vice President, Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and Director, GIFT Technical Assistance Program

Indianapolis

Dr. Edward O. Frantz

Director of the Institute of Civic Leadership and Mayoral Archives and Professor of History, University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis

The Honorable Maria D. Granger

Superior Court Judge, Floyd County

New Albany

The Honorable Christina Hale

State Representative House District 87

Indianapolis

Ms. Malina Jeffers

Founder, Mosaic City

Indianapolis

Mr. James M. Macdonald III

Executive Director & Market Manager, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Indianapolis

Mr. Doran Moreland

Executive Director of Statewide Diversity and Community Outreach, Ivy Tech Community College
Indianapolis

Dr. Beverley J. Pitts

President Emeritus, University of Indianapolis

Greenwood

Mr. Timothy P. Robinson

Grants Management Director, Lumina Foundation
Indianapolis

Mr. Larry Rowland

President, Parkview Foundation

Fort Wayne

Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

Director of The Religion, the Arts and Spirituality Initiative of Butler University in partnership with Christian Theological Seminary

Indianapolis

Dr. Sarah Skwire

Fellow, Liberty Fund, Inc.

Indianapolis

Mr. Adam D. Thies

Assistant Vice President of Capital Planning and Facilities, Indiana University
Bloomington

Dr. Joseph F. Trimmer

Emeritus Professor of English & Director Emeritus, Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry, Ball State University

Muncie

The Honorable Jonathan Weinzapfel

Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College Southwest/Wabash Valley regions; former Mayor of Evansville

Evansville

 

 

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