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About the Ethics Commission

The Ethics Commission consists of five Commissioners. They are appointed by the Governor and serve for four-year staggered terms. The Commission holds monthly public meetings during which it issues Advisory Opinions and receives complaints filed by the Inspector General. Members may not be elected officials, state employees, or lobbyists. No more than three may be from the same political party. (We currently have one vacant seat.)

Commission Members

Corinne Finnerty was appointed to a four year term by Governor Eric Holcomb in 2018.  Ms. Finnerty has practiced law since 1981 and owns her own law firm, McConnell Finnerty PC, in North Vernon, Indiana.  She received her B.A. from Indiana University and her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She previously served on the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission for 10 years and has served as a Director of First Financial Bancorp, a publicly traded regional bank, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, since 1998.

Katherine Noel was appointed to a four year term by Governor Eric Holcomb in 2018 and appointed as Chair in 2019.  Ms. Noel owns her own law firm, Noel Law, in Kokomo, Indiana.  She received her B.A. from Franklin College and her J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  Prior to her appointment, she previously served on the State Employees Appeals Commission for six years.

Sue Anne GilroySue Anne Gilroy was appointed to fulfill the remainder of an unexpired term by Governor Eric Holcomb in 2018. Mrs. Gilroy served as Indiana Secretary of State from 1994 to 2002. She currently serves as St. Vincent Hospital’s Vice President of Development and Executive Director of the St. Vincent Foundation. Mrs. Gilroy graduated Cum Laude from DePauw University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Indiana University at Indianapolis.

Rafael Sanchez was appointed to a four year term by Governor Eric Holcomb in January of 2020.  Mr. Sanchez serves on Old National Bank's executive management team as President of Private Banking throughout Old National's five-state footprint.  Mr. Sanchez previously served as President & CEO of Indianapolis Power & Light Company, and prior to that, practiced law for 14 years as a partner at the law firm Bingham Greenebaum Doll in Indianapolis.  A resident of Fishers, Mr. Sanchez obtained his B.A. from University of Puerto Rico and his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.