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Title 328 Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Board

Statutory Authority:

The Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Board (FAB) was established under IC 13-23-11 by Indiana statute to adopt rules to regulate payment of claims from the Excess Liability Trust Fund, under IC 13-23-8. Visit the Indiana General Assembly Title 328 Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Board page for more information.


There are nine board members. The procedure the board and the department must follow in adopting rules is also set out in statute, in IC 13-14-9.

The Excess Liability Trust Fund Rule was officially adopted by the Financial Assurance Board on November 16, 2001. Any costs incurred on or after that date will be paid at the new rates listed under 328 IAC 1-3-5.

Commissioner Thomas Easterly or
Assistant Commissioner Bruce Palin (Proxy)

IDEM - Land Quality
100 N. Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317) 232-8611
(317) 233-6591
E-mail: thomeasterly at
bpalin at

Kim Logan (Proxy)
Board Member

Office of the Indiana State Treasurer
242 State House

Phone: (317) 232-6388
E-mail: klogan at

Mark Ehrman, Chair
Board Member, Representing Petroleum Refiner/Supply

Marathon Oil Company
8902 Vincennes Circle
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Phone: (317) 871-7824
(317) 694-0532 (Cell)
E-mail: mwehrman at

Kim Forster, L.P.G. #630
Board Member, Environmental Interests

Active Environmental Services, Inc.
3906 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Phone: (317) 871-8560
(317) 440-1646 (Cell)
E-mail: k.forster at

Mick Stewart
Board Member, Representing Property/Casualty Insurance
5628 Quail Canyon Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46815

Phone: (260) 482-6900
(260) 341-1640 (Cell)
E-mail: mick at

Greg Cobb, Vice Chair
Board Member, Representing Independent Petroleum Wholesale Distribution/Marketing

P.O. Box 1789
Warsaw, IN 46581

Phone: (574) 269-1506
(574) 453-1364 (Cell)
E-mail: gjcobb at

Joe Pierce
President & CEO
Board Member, Representing Member Financial Lending

Farmers State Bank
220 S. Detroit Street
LaGrange, IN 46761

Phone: (260) 463-7111
(260) 350-8573 (Cell)
E-mail: jpierce at

Board Member, Representing Local Government

Tom Navarre
Board Member, Representing Convenience Store Operators

Family Express
2602 Inverness Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: (219) 462-0144

IDEM Staff

Nancy King
Board Counsel (IDEM)
Office of Legal Counsel

Phone: (317) 232-7694
E-mail: nking at

Diane L. Poe
Administrative Assistant
FAB Coordinator

Phone: (317) 234-5065
E-mail: dpoe at

William Davis
Excess Liability Trust Fund Section

Phone: (317) 232-8921
E-mail: wdavis at