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Each August, Governor Daniels honors state employees for their service. Long-term employees are considered to be those with at least 35 years of service to the state of Indiana. Since 2005, Gov. Daniels has honored not only 35 years of service, but also those with 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60 years of government employment.
On August 21, Governor Daniels recognized 306 state employees for their long time service to the state at a recent reception at the Statehouse. Long-term employees are considered those with at least 35 years of service to the state of Indiana and are recognized every five years following.
65 years of service
Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH): Louis Douglas
55 years of service
Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT): Richard Vancleave.
50 years of service
INDOT: Donald Deutsch.
Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD): Mary Clark.
45 years of service
Indiana Department of Correction (DOC): James Hoover.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR): John Webb.
INDOT: Frank Begle, William Cook, Thomas Emily, Thomas Hamilton.
Indiana State Library (ISL): Diane Sharp.
Indiana State Personnel Department (SPD): Joyce Crull.
Indiana Supreme Court: Thomas Fisher.
40 years of service
Bureau of Motor Vehicles: Michele Compton.
Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission: Steven Oakley
Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS): Dennis Cart, Mary Fielding, Ella Green, Linda Pierce, John Schroder.
DOC: Ruth Payne, Neil Potter, Phyllis Scroggin.
DNR: William Bean, John Bergman, James Gerbracht, James Gray, John Hall, William James, Dan Saffen, Darrell Skinner, Steve Winicker.
Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR): Nancy Hofmann.
INDOT: Dwight Archibald, Brent Barlow, Dennis Belter, Steven Boyer, Charles Coffman, Cecil Emmons, Richard Fabrowicz, Kenneth Fraley, Douglas Furness, Michael Hallien, Jimmy Helton, Michael Hobson, Larry Loveall, Roger McNeill, Gary Mithoefer, Michael Monahan, Wayne Moore, Carroll Morgan, Dale Rainbolt, John Scully, Nancy Strain, Steven Swinford, Todd Tracy, Robert Turner, Roger Wever, Michael Zeider.
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM): Joan Miller, Janet Mobley, David Rice.
DWD: Cathryn Boatman, Carolyn Colee, Vera Johnson, Corliss Long, Constance Miller, Gaile Norkus, Stephen Riggins, Andrea Sebben, Roberta Smith.
Indiana Gaming Commission: Larry Rollins.
Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA): Simone Alberding, Bernadette Allen, Jane Burcham, Steven Cunningham, Jeffrey Dubois, Marion Harris, Mark Hudson, Valeria Johnson-Fletcher, Nancy Kalisz, Tamara Klausmeier, Derena Leffert, Frederick Malloy, Karen Martin, Paula McAfee, Willie McFarland, Rhonda Rush, Robert Sannes, Cathy Schuler, Tania Shaum, George True.
Indiana Office of Technology (IOT): Sandy Jones, William Pierce, Kenneth Urshel.
Integrated Public Safety Commission: Marcia Lamb.
Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (ISBVI): Leslie Altmann.
Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD): Cathy Covey, Mary Kovatch.
Indiana State Board of Accounts: James Hochgesang.
ISDH: Teresa Barlow, Kathleen Frogge.
Indiana State Museum (ISM): Denver Howlett.
SPD: William Rager.
Indiana Supreme Court: Gary Miller, Richard Payne.
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IRUC): Michael Gallagher.
Legislative Services Agency: Susan Kennell, Judy Stull.
Office of the Inspector General: Charles Coffin.
Office of the Secretary of State: Jane Kelley.
State Fair Commission: David Hummel.
35 years of service
Adjutant General’s Office: Dema Schoon.
Alcohol & Tobacco Commission: John Copeland.
Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission: Robert Carpenter, Rhonda Rutherford.
Board of Animal Health: Kandace Alexander.
Department of Local Government Finance: Joseph Lukomski.
Indiana Civil Rights Commission: Henrietta Poindexter.
Indiana Department of Administration: Ellen Brassard, Jeffrey McQuinn.
Indiana Department of Agriculture: David Lefforge.
Indiana Board of Tax Review: Ted Holaday.
DCS: Bonnie Alley, Sharon Bates, Cynthia Blue, Charlene Burkett-Sims, Terrance Ciboch, Darlene McBride, Daryl Palmer, Vicki Stump, Deborah Townes, Peggy White, Alfreda Willis.
DOC: Karen Bates, Bruce Helming, Kathy Keegan-Dishman, Mary Laswell, Rodger McKinley, Michael Pavese, Charles Penfold, Donna Seprodi-Burt, Phillip Stark, Linda Vannatta, Howard Wilson.
Indiana Department of Education: John Todd.
IDEM: Patrick Carroll, Donald Daily, Michael Dalton, Sharon Haggard, Mary Hollingsworth, Balvant Patel, Mark Paulsel, Gurdeo Sondhe, Ruth Williams.
Indiana Department of Labor: Kathleen Brewer.
DNR: Larry Ahlersmeyer, John Bacone, Melvin Bales, Nancy Bean, James Bergens, Michael Brown, William Bull, Daniel Ernst, Michael Ferguson, David Gray, Greg Leer, Edward Lippencott, Robert Montgomery, Mark Pochon, Robert Porch, Jeffery Reed, Mark Reiter, Thomas Riley, James Roach, Thomas Sanders, Cary Schuyler, Michael Smith, Mary Thielbar, Terry Whitsitt, William Wrightsman.
DOR: Melody Poe, James Riley.
INDOT: Daniel Bewley, Melvin Brier, Bradley Clark, Michael Crill, Tony Davison, Gregory Dennis, Donald Dyson, Brenda Fox, Rickie Furnish, Charles Galliher, Jerry Gilbert, Jerry Gould, Marilyn Hamilton, Harold Horn, Warren Jones, Glen Klein, Brian Kline, Tim Kyler, Kenneth Larsen, Timothy Marker, George Martin, Mary Meece, Carl Norman, Jeffrey Parker, Truman Pauley, James Pickett, Melany Prather, Brenda Recobs, Rhonda Richardson, Michael Rivers, Ralph Roarks, Darrell Roland, Jeffrey Stahl, Bryan Stinson, Mark Stoelting, John Strait, Daniel Wilson, Jack Wray, Anthony Zander.
DWD: Stanley Bridgewater, Carla Burkett, David Burkett, Nancy Butler, Robert Butler, Rodney Haywood, Douglas Hubbard, Gloria Mercado, Dennis Riggs, Shelly Robertson, Deborah Summers, Tina Tanner.
FSSA: Joann Acord, Peggy Beatty, Ronnie Bennett, Penny Brim, David Bruns, Marilyn Casey, Janet Cash, Veronica Coleman, Aaron Jason Day, Catherine Eversole, Donald Geer, Paula Goff, Linda Goshert, Camilla Gunhouse-Lovati, Brenda Hogan, Thomas Horton, Carl Howard, Julie Hunter, Nancy Juengst, Dagoberto Martinez, Bruce McKay, Carol Munson, Tammy Proffet, Keith Proffet, Roy Rhodes, Brian Short, Penny Shumard, Kausar Siddiqi, Kathy Stevens, Kathy Sutherlin, Sheila Terry Geer, John Trent.
Indiana House of Representatives: Cheryl Bruns.
Indiana Judicial Center: Jenny Kidwell.
IOT: Katherine Fitzgerald, Louis McKain, Beth Tex.
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency: Jeri Archer.
Integrated Public Safety Commission: Howard Stantz.
ISBVI: Anthony Brown.
Indiana School for the Deaf: Damita Bond.
Indiana State Board of Accounts: John Irelan, Alan Linneweber, Ronald Robertson, David Shearer.
ISDH: Wendy Clingaman, Paul Dotson, Michele Fletcher, Teresa Foreman, Kiran Khurana.
SPD: Keith Beesley.
ISL: Beverly Chandler, Pamela Cook, Douglas Conrads, Elizabeth Shanahan.
ISM: Ronald Tolan.
Indiana Supreme Court: Dawn Brown, Edward Campbell, Donald Hendrickson, Lilia Judson, Raymond Kickbush, Dennis McKinney, Walter Palmer, John Rader, John Westhafer.
Indiana State Police: Michael Crabtree, James Harris, Marty McKinney.
IURC: Jerry Webb.
Law Enforcement Training Board: Charles Braun.
Legislative Services Agency: John Stieff, Rebecca Walker.