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ISDA > Learn more about ISDA > Staff Staff

Leadership and Operations

  Suzanne Crouch
  Lieutenant Governor
 
 Ted McKinney
 Director
 tmckinney@isda.in.gov
 317.234.7707
 Melissa Rekeweg
 Deputy Director
 mrekeweg@isda.in.gov
 317.650.9877
  Hannah Ferguson
  Executive Assistant
  hferguson@isda.in.gov
  317.234.7707
 

 

Public Affairs

 Ben Gavelek
 Director
 Communications
 bgavelek@isda.in.gov
 317.690.3303
Ian Connor
 Ian Connor
 Deputy Communications
 Director
 iaconnor@isda.in.gov
 317.552.9281
 Jeffrey Cummins
 Director
 Policy & Regulatory  Affairs
 jecummins@isda.in.gov
 317.517.9445
 Katie Nelson
 Program Manager
 Policy & Regulatory  Affairs
 kanelson@isda.in.gov
 317.517.7526
 Linda Forler
 Program Manager      Hoosier Homestead    Award Program
 lforler@isda.in.gov
 317.605.6960
 

 

Division of Economic Development

 Connie Neininger
 Director
 Economic Development  cneininger@isda.in.gov
 317.517.7529
 Suzi Spahr
 Program Manager
 Indiana Grown
 sspahr@isda.in.gov
 317.407.2924
 Heather Tallman
 Program Manager
 Indiana Grown  Membership Development  htallman@isda.in.gov
 317.697.5863
 Kimmi Devaney
 Manager
 Agricultural Marketing &  Industry Development
 kdevaney@isda.in.gov
 317.450.3570
 Gordon Lowry
 Director
 Market News Reporting
 glowry@isda.in.gov
 317.232.8770
 Mike Seidl
 Program Manager  Hardwoods Development
 mseidl@isda.in.gov
 812.634.9140
 Robert Warner
 Program Manager  International Trade
 rwarner@isda.in.gov
 317.607.9797
 

 

Division of Soil Conservation

Jordan Seger

Jordan Seger
Director, Division of Soil Conservation
jseger@isda.in.gov
317.695.4933

Deb Fairhurst

Deb Fairhurst
Program Manager
Accountability and Technology
dfairhurst@isda.in.gov
317.696.5520

Julie Harrold Julie Harrold
Program Manager
Water Quality Initiatives
jharrold@isda.in.gov
260.636.7682 x8
Meg Leader

 Meg Leader
 Director of Soil Health 
 mleader@isda.in.gov
317.460.6158

Leah Harmon

Leah Harmon
District Support Specialist & Clean Water Indiana Program Manager
lharmon2@isda.in.gov
317.607.4127

Laura Fribley

Laura Fribley
District Support Specialist Team Leader
lfribley@isda.in.gov
812.595.5641

Nathan Stoelting

Nathan Stoelting
District Support Specialist
nstoelting@isda.in.gov
812.320.9873

Geneva Rawlins

Geneva Tyler
District Support Specialist
gtyler@isda.in.gov
317.518.4036

Tara Wessler-Henry

Tara Wesseler-Henry
District Support Specialist
twesseler@isda.in.gov
765.745.0306

Jennifer Thum
District Support Specialist/Northeast RS Team Leader
JThum@isda.in.gov
260.341.6966
Nick Alles
Resource Specialist
nalles@isda.in.gov
260.417.1313
Chris Gardner Chris Gardner 
Resource Specialist
cgardner@isda.in.gov
574.223.3220 x3
Jill Krause 
Resource Specialist
jikrause@isda.in.gov
260.417.1313
Dave Lefforge Dave Lefforge
Resource Specialist
dlefforge@isda.in.gov
260.824.1930 x105
George Reger George Reger 
Northwest Resource Specialist Team Leader
greger@isda.in.gov
765.482.6355 x108
Sarah Lake Sarah Lake 
Resource Specialist
slake@isda.in.gov
765.457.2114
Trevor Laureys Trevor Laureys
Resource Specialist
tlaureys@isda.in.gov
317.476.1106
Julie Morris Julie Morris
Resource Specialist
jumorris@isda.in.gov
219.869.9123

Jared O'Brien 
Resource Specialist
jobrien1@isda.in.gov
219.863.6555

Matt Williams
Resource Specialist
matwilliams@isda.in.gov
260.420.1087
Mike Johnson Mike Johnson 
Southeast Resource Specialist Team Leader
mjohnson@isda.in.gov
812.256.2330 x106
Kevin Baird Kevin Baird
Resource Specialist
kbaird@isda.in.gov
812.620.5193 x107
Brenda Gettinger Brenda Gettinger 
Resource Specialist
bgettinger@isda.in.gov
765.265.8984
Mark Thomas Mark Thomas 
Resource Specialist
mthomas@isda.in.gov
812.689.6410 x3
Jim Woody Jim Woody 
Southwest Resource Specialist Team Leader
jwoody@isda.in.gov
765.653.5716 x145
Bill Bollman Bill Bollman
Resource Specialist
bbollman@isda.in.gov
765.516.3051 x133

 
Andrea Gogel 
Resource Specialist
agogel@isda.in.gov
812.480.1498
Don Ryan Don Ryan 
Resource Specialist
dryan@isda.in.gov
812.254.4780 x106

Amy Sims 
Resource Specialist
asims1@isda.in.gov
812.489.4021

Linda Powell Linda Voglund
Resource Specialist 
lvoglund@isda.in.gov
812.698.2278
Dale Walker Dale Walker
Resource Specialist
dwalker@isda.in.gov
812.446.8986 x110

 

Indiana FFA Association

Tamara Neighbors
Director
TNeighbors@isda.in.gov
317.232.8870
Rob Hays
 Rob Hays
 Assistant Director
 RHays1@isda.in.gov
 317.690.3133
 
 
 

 

Indiana Grain Buyers and Warehouse Licensing Agency



Ed Sheldon
Director
Email: esheldon@isda.in.gov
317.650.6953

 

Danae Schneck
Licensing Officer
Email: dschneck@isda.in.gov
317.232.1360

Renda Green
Field Auditor

Email: RGreen@isda.in.gov
317.650.1487

Andres Meyer
Field Auditor
Email: ameyer@isda.in.gov
317.650.6942

Martha Rubrake
Field Auditor
Email: marubrake@isda.in.gov
317.650.8519

Daniel Wilkins
Field Auditor
Email: dwilkins1@isda.in.gov
317.232.1360

Dakota Shepard
Field Auditor
Email: dshepard1@isda.in.gov
317.471.9053