Indiana Public Defender Board of Directors
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Special and Regular Board Meeting
Next Board Board Meeting Notice
Date: June 21, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM
IPDC Board Committees and Assignments
|Committee||Description||Members Assigned||Staff Support|
Policy Committee & Liaison
Purpose: (1) identify legislation and policy issues on which the Council should take a position; (2) make policy recommendations to the board; (3) assist staff in maintaining liaison contact with local, state, and federal study commissions, organizations, and agencies re: indigent defense; and (4) make recommendations to board re: legislative or policy changes in indigent defense services in Indiana.
Amy Karazos, Chair
This committee works toward addressing issues/systemic impact factors over a 5 to 10-year time frame
Jeremy P. Gooch, Chair
Training, Publications, and Technology
With respect to Training, the purpose: (1) identify the training needs of members; (2) make recommendations to the board regarding training; (3) make recommendations to the training director regarding training objectives, site, format, presenters/trainers, written materials, etc.; (4) evaluate training programs; and (5) make recommendations for improvement.
With respect to Publications, the purpose is: (1) to identify the publication needs of members; (2) to make recommendations to the board regarding publications and priorities; (3) to make recommendations to staff regarding the targeted audience, format, size, appearance, etc.; (4) evaluate publications (members satisfaction, quality, effectiveness, etc.); and (5) make recommendations for improvement.
Denise Turner, Chair
Executive Director Evaluation Committee
Joel Schumm, Chair
Will review any proposals made regarding board members and changes to the Board’s by-laws and will bring proposed changes to the board.
Joel Schumm, Chair
Death Penalty Trial Attorney Committee
Kay Beehler. Co-Chair