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Meet the Commission

 

Mission Statement

 

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is an autonomous board that addresses issues pertaining to the Department of Natural Resources. This twelve-member board includes seven citizens chosen on a bipartisan basis, three ex officio members from state agencies, the chair of the advisory council, and one representative of the Indiana Academy of Science. (See IC 14-10). The Commission meets at least four times annually.

The Commission currently has one standing committee: the AOPA Committee, chaired by Jane Ann Stautz.

The Commision

Commission Members (Fort Harrison State Park, Garrison (2019))

(L to R) 1st Row:   Laura Hilden (Proxy), John Wright, Bruce Walkup, Patrick Early, Noelle Szydlyk (Proxy), Phil French 

2nd Row:   Bruno Pigott, Jeffery Holland, Bryan Poynter ,Jane Ann Stautz, John "Bart" Herriman, Cameron Clark

 

Current Commission Membership:

Bryan Poynter Chair - Citizen Member

Jane Ann Stautz Vice Chair - Citizen Member

Cameron F. Clark Secretary - Department of Natural Resources Director

Misty Weisensteiner Indiana Office of Tourism Development Director - Noelle Szydlyk (Proxy)

Joe McGuinness Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner - Laura Hilden (Proxy)

Bruno Pigott Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner

Patrick Early Chair, Natural Resources Advisory Council

John "Bart" Herriman Citizen Member

Jeffrey Holland Appointee, Indiana Academy of Sciences

Phil French Citizen Member

Bruce Walkup Citizen Member

John Wright Citizen Member