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For Immediate Release: Jan 5, 2006
Governor Daniels appoints Jim Corridan as State Archivist

INDIANAPOLIS (January 5, 2006) ? Governor Mitch Daniels announced this week the appointment of Jim Corridan of Vincennes as Director of the Indiana Commission on Public Records (ICPR) and State Archivist. Corridan has served as interim director of the agency since August 15, 2005.

?We are increasing efforts to provide Hoosiers more access to state government,? said Governor Daniels. ?Jim?s proven leadership will enhance the integrity of the Commission and the vision of open government that we are working toward.?

Previously, Corridan was president of The Corridan Group, a management consulting firm, and has also served as executive vice president of the Sigma Pi Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the board of governors of the Vincennes Historical & Antiquarian Society and is a director of the Vincennes/Knox Preservation Foundation.

The ICPR assists state and local governments in the efficient and effective management of public records, by providing services throughout the life cycle of records, including creation, use, storage, and disposition.

Corridan earned his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University.