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Indiana State Police

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Indiana State Police Board Meeting Schedule

The ISP Board meets pursuant to notice requirements set forth in I.C. 5-14-1.5, et seq, at 9:00 a.m. EST on the third Monday of each month, unless otherwise indicated. To view the Electronic Meeting Policy Resolution, click here. This meeting is normally held at the Indiana State Police General Headquarters. The 2015 proposed meeting dates are:

January 26 February 16 March 16
April 20 May 18 June 15
July 20 August 17 September 21
October 19 November 16 December 21

Indiana State Police Board Membership

The ISP Board is created by statute: I.C. 10-11-2-5.

All six members of the Board are appointed by the governor, unlike many law enforcement merit boards, which usually have a member elected by the officers. As required by the statute, "not more than three (3) may belong to the same political party," so historically the Board has been composed by three members of each of the two main parties in Indiana.

The appointments are made by the Governor. The Governor's office uses a selection process, although no particular process is required by statute. Appointment of new Board members is entirely within the Governor's purview.

The terms are staggered by statute, but the law does not require a specific rotation of members. Instead, members are appointed for a four-year term when vacancies occur, either by the end of a term or a resignation or death. The statute lists six geographic regions, and each region provides one Board member. This ensures representation of all the different areas of the state.

Indiana State Police Board Members

Mrs. Kathy J. Bawel

Mrs. Kathy J. Bawel Jasper, Indiana
Appointed – November 14, 2005
Reappointed – October 17, 2013
Term Expires – June 30, 2017

Mr. David B. Graves

Mr. David B. Graves Sellersburg, Indiana
Appointed – February 2, 2006
Reappointed – October 17, 2013
Term Expires – June 30, 2017

Mr. Rueben Hill, Board President

Mr. Ruben Hill Indianapolis, Indiana
Appointed – January 1, 2013
Term Expires – June 30, 2016

Mr. John J. Ivory

Mr. John J. Ivory Elkhart, Indiana
Appointed – February 7, 2007
Reappointed – October 1, 2014
Term Expires – September 30, 2018

Mr. James Olszewski

Mr. James Olszewski Lowell, Indiana
Appointed – February 8, 2008
Reappointed – July 2, 2015
Term Expires – June 30, 2019

Mr. Tom Wyss

Sen. (ret) Tom Wyss Fort Wayne, Indiana
Appointed – February 16, 2015
Term Expires – June 30, 2018