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2014 Board of Directors

 
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc.

The Board of Directors of Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. oversees the operations and engages community members in supporting the museum.

Christopher Clapp
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Chair; CEO of Bluelock, LLC
Christopher Clapp is chief executive officer of Bluelock, LLC. He earned his bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Purdue University. Christopher is involved with a number of entrepreneurial technology companies in Central Indiana and serves on the board of PolicyStat LLC. He and his wife Ellie reside in Zionsville and have one son.
Christopher Clapp
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Chair; CEO of Bluelock, LLC
Jay Ricker
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Vice-Chair; Chairman of Ricker Oil Company, Inc.
Jay Ricker is Chairman of Ricker Oil Co., Inc. He is past chair of the National Association of Convenience Stores and the BP Amoco Marketers Association and a member of the Fuel Institute out of Alexandria, VA. Jay has a bachelor of science degree from the Krannert School at Purdue University. He is or has been active in a number of community groups including Community Hospital of Anderson and the Salvation Army in the State of Indiana. He and his wife Nancy have two adult children.
Jay Ricker
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Vice-Chair; Chairman of Ricker Oil Company, Inc.
Mike Blakley
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Secretary; Chairman of the Board of the Blakley Corporation
Mike Blakley is Chairman of the Board of The Blakley Corporation, a company founded by his grandfather in 1895. A graduate of University of Illinois, Mike earned his degree in urban land economics. He also graduated from the United States Air Force Flight School and served as a pilot with the Indiana National Guard. Mike currently serves on the boards of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and Goodwill Industries. Mike and his wife Barbara reside in Fishers. They have been married for more than 40 years and have two grown daughters and one granddaughter.
Mike Blakley
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Secretary; Chairman of the Board of the Blakley Corporation
Karen Hill
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Treasurer; Managing Partner at Collina Ventures
Karen Hill is a managing partner at Collina Ventures. Karen earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College and her master’s in business administration from Indiana University. She and her husband Mark have three daughters.
Karen Hill
Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. Treasurer; Managing Partner at Collina Ventures
Donald Altemeyer
Founding Principal of BSA LifeStructures, Inc.
Donald Altemeyer is a founding principal and executive director of BSA LifeStructures, Inc. He earned a bachelor of science degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and is president of the Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority. He also served in the Air Force and Air National Guard from 1971-1977.
Donald Altemeyer
Founding Principal of BSA LifeStructures, Inc.
Christine Altman
Hamilton County Commissioner
Christine Altman is a Hamilton County Commissioner, promoting regional cooperation in areas ranging from transportation to security. She has also practiced law for 30 years, concentrating on business, probate, real estate and commercial law. She earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the Indiana University of School of Business, Indiana and a juris doctor from the Indiana University School of Law. Christine is a member of the United Way Advisory Board in Hamilton County and former president of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy and a former director of the Carmel Clay Chamber of Commerce. Christine serves as the chair of the Indiana Commission for Women. She and her husband John reside in Carmel.
Christine Altman
Hamilton County Commissioner
Terry W. Anker
CEO of the Anker Consulting Group
Terry W. Anker is chief executive officer of the Anker Consulting Group and has served as the advisor and owner in several small business concerns. He holds a bachelor of arts in speech communication from Indiana University and a juris doctor degree from the School of Law in Bloomington. Terry also serves on several other boards, including the Indiana Humanities Council and the Entrepreneurship Advancement Council. He is the president of the Hamilton County Community Foundation, Legacy Fund. Terry and his wife Carolyn reside in Carmel and have two sons.
Terry W. Anker
CEO of the Anker Consulting Group
Mary Ayers
North and Latin America Commercial Finance Director, at Dow AgroSciences LLC
Mary has served as North America and Latin America Commercial Finance Director, at Dow AgroSciences LLC, since August 2013. She has held various financial roles with Dow including Tax, Financial Accounting, M&A Integration, R&D and Shared Services Support. She has experience in business analysis and strategic planning. Mary is a CPA with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Ball State University. Mary is active with the Indiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She and her husband, Randy, reside in Fishers.
Mary Ayers
North and Latin America Commercial Finance Director, at Dow AgroSciences LLC
Bill Batt
Retired - Executive Vice President at First of America Bank
Bill Batt is the retired Director, Executive Vice President, and Trust Officer of First of America Bank, Indianapolis (now part of PNC Bank). He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Thayer School of Engineering and Tuck School of Business graduate schools. He is a proud graduate of Broad Ripple High School class of 1956.

Bill serves as a Member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Indianapolis and past District Governor of Rotary International in central Indiana. He is a member of the board, Assistant Treasurer and Past President of the 1,000 plus voice Indianapolis Children’s Choir. He is a winner of the Arts Council of Indianapolis ARTI award for outstanding contributions to the arts. Bill has served as past board member of the Indianapolis Civic Theatre, Community Hospitals Foundation, and Earlham College Foundation.

He has been married to Martha Sue for 46 years and they have two children and two grandchildren. Both Bill and Martha Sue are active in the media ministry outreach of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church.
Bill Batt
Retired - Executive Vice President at First of America Bank
Mike Berry
Vice President of Compensation at Wellpoint, Inc.
Mike Berry is currently vice president of compensation at WellPoint, Inc. He is a successful human resources senior leader with extensive experience across multiple human resource disciplines within the health care industry. Mike is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor of science in Business and Accounting. He and his wife Cindi make their home in McCordsville.
Mike Berry
Vice President of Compensation at Wellpoint, Inc.
Bruce Bryant
President & Creative Director of Promotus Advertising
Bruce Bryant launched Promotus Advertising in 1983 and has built one of the most respected agencies in the state. The agency was selected as a Blue Chip Community Business Award winner for 2002. Indiana Federation of Advertising Agencies (IFAA) named Bruce “Ad Person of the Year” in 1998-1999 and again in 2002-2003. He is the first African American to be named “Ad Person of the Year” and one of only three people to win the award twice. Bruce has served on the Better Business Bureau's Local Advertising Review Board (LARB), and also with Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, American Advertising Federation (Indianapolis) and The Cancer Support Community. Bruce resides in Indianapolis.
Bruce Bryant
President & Creative Director of Promotus Advertising
Victoria Callahan
K-12 Education Research and Design Consultant
Victoria (Tory) Callahan has been studying K-12 schools and learning for 25 years. Focus areas include teacher preparation (alternative and mainstream models) and teacher quality issues as well as education policy analysis and implementation research. Having written legislation and analyzed impacts, Tory is interested in improving policy actions. Currently, Tory is developing early literacy architecture for at-risk populations . Tory is also studying change and its relationship to elevating teaching practices. She and her husband Pat live in Indianapolis.
Victoria Callahan
K-12 Education Research and Design Consultant
Alan Cohen
Retired - Past CEO and Chairman of the Finish Line, Inc.
Alan Cohen is the retired past chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the Finish Line, Inc. and served as its Chairman and CEO until his retirement as CEO in 2008 and as Chairman in 2010. Alan is currently a member of the board of directors for Duke Realty Corp., and the Indianapolis Zoo. He also serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, Indiana University School of Business. Alan was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2012. He and his wife Linda live in Indianapolis.
Alan Cohen
Retired - Past CEO and Chairman of the Finish Line, Inc.
Chris Cooke
Managing Director - Investments, the Cooke Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Chris Cooke has provided professional investment guidance with personal service since 1990. He is a non-practicing CPA/attorney and a member of the Indiana Bar Association who specializes in estate, tax and cash-flow planning and fiduciary liability with the Cooke Financial Group. Chris has been a member of the Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Advisors recognition council since 1996. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has a J.D., from the Indiana University Law School-Indianapolis.

Chris and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children and reside in Fishers. He is active in the community with the Penrod Society and Holy Spirit at Geist Catholic Church. Chris has also served as past chair of the Conner Prairie Museum Board of Directors.
Chris Cooke
Managing Director - Investments, the Cooke Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Dave Cox
CEO at W. Hare & Son
Dave Cox is chief executive officer of W. Hare & Son in Noblesville. He represents Indiana's franchised new automobile dealers on the National Automobile Dealers Assoc. Board of Directors. He studied Industrial Management at Purdue University. Dave and his wife Jackie reside in Noblesville and have two daughters. He has been active on several community not-for-profit boards.
Dave Cox
CEO at W. Hare & Son
David Day
Attorney at Church, Church, Hittle and Antrim
David is an attorney with Church, Church, Hittle and Antrim. He received a bachelor’s degree from Ball State in Education, with concentration in American and World History, Political Science and Economics. Thus the historical and educational aspects of CP are of great interest to him. David attended Harvard Law School, graduating cum laude in 1977. He is active in many community activities including the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and the HSE School Board. David and his wife, Brenda make their home in rural Noblesville.
David Day
Attorney at Church, Church, Hittle and Antrim
Keith Gambrel
CPA and Partner at Katz, Sapper & Miller
Keith Gambrel is the partner-in-charge of Katz, Sapper & Miller's Audit and Assurance Services Department. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Keith spent 13 years with a national accounting firm in Chicago. Keith co-chairs the firm’s Not-for-Profit and Governmental Services Group as well as the Real Estate Services Group. Since 2001, Keith has served as one of the two members of KSM’s Executive Committee, sharing in the strategic growth, vision and success of the firm. He and his wife Carol live in Zionsville.
Keith Gambrel
CPA and Partner at Katz, Sapper & Miller
John Knight
Conner Prairie Horizon Council President
John Knight is Conner Prairie Horizon Council President. John has a bachelor of science from Purdue University in Computer Technology. He holds over 14 patents, US and EU. He has worked for both Fortune 100 companies (IBM, Whirlpool Corporation) as well as several technology start-ups. He is currently on staff with Interactions Corporation (headquartered in Franklin, MA). John is a technology, social media enthusiast and blogger and the proud father of one son, Thomas.
John Knight
Conner Prairie Horizon Council President
Timothy Lawson
Partner at Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman
Timothy Lawson is a partner at Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman. He received his undergraduate degree in management at Notre Dame, MBA and MHSA degrees from Arizona State University and a law degree at the University of Louisville School of Law. His practice areas include clinical services and patient care issues. He is a fellow with the American College of Health Care Executives.
Timothy Lawson
Partner at Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman
Rita McCluskey
First Vice President at Merrill Lynch
Rita McCluskey is First Vice President, Merrill Lynch having joined in 1993 and originally worked in the estate, insurance and trust planning area. In 2000, she transitioned into the Financial Advisor role utilizing her experience with the Global Wealth Management process, working with a select group of families. Rita holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification, awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., which she earned in 2007. Rita and her husband Roger reside in Brownsburg with their three children.
Rita McCluskey
First Vice President at Merrill Lynch
Fred Medley
Director for the Indiana Department of Insurance
Fred Medley serves as director for the Indiana Department of Insurance. He has over 20 years of experience managing and developing multi-million dollar accounts for national organizations. While serving as a United States Marine, Fred was selected to serve at The White House to protect the President and other dignitaries. He attended Central Texas University and Indiana Wesleyan University majoring in business management and political science. Fred is active in the community serving on Lawrence Township Schools Education Foundation, 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee, Skiles Test youth baseball & softball among others. Fred, along with his wife Carolene Mays, and family, live in Indianapolis.
Fred Medley
Director for the Indiana Department of Insurance
Bud Melton
Retired President and CEO, First Indiana Bank, N.A.
Bud is the owner of Melton Investments & Management.
He is a retired president and chief executive officer of First Indiana Bank, N.A. He received a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana University and completed the graduate program at the Graduate School of Savings and Loan. He currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for the State of Indiana Finance Authority, and serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee at Goodwill Industries. He also serves on the board of Star Financial Bank, and Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA. Bud and his wife Christine reside in Carmel and have two sons and a daughter.
Bud Melton
Retired President and CEO, First Indiana Bank, N.A.
Ginger Merkel
Senior Vice President - Investments - Wells Fargo Advisors
Ginger Merkel is Senior Vice President - Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors. She is a certified financial planner and an accredited domestic partnership advisor. Ginger earned a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana University. She serves on the board of the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis and Board of Trustees of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Virginia and her husband Roger reside in Indianapolis.
Ginger Merkel
Senior Vice President - Investments - Wells Fargo Advisors
Jane Niederberger
Manager, Niederberger Ventures, LLC
Jane Niederberger is manager at Niederberger LLC . She is the 2013 recipient of the Indiana Business Journal's Woman of Influence award. Jane has a bachelor's degree in science from Simmons College and a master's degree in business administration from Northeastern University. She is currently a board member for TechPoint and chairs the Dean's Advisory Council for Indiana University School of Informatics. Jane and her husband Mark reside in Carmel and have two daughters.
Jane Niederberger
Manager, Niederberger Ventures, LLC
Gary Reynolds
President of Reynolds Farm Equipment
Gary Reynolds is the president of Reynolds Farm Equipment, Reynolds Rentals and Reynolds Turf Equipment. He is a founder of the Fishers Economic & Community Development Commission. Gary and his wife reside in Noblesville and have four children.
Gary Reynolds
President of Reynolds Farm Equipment
Hilary S. Salatich
CEO and Owner of Hilary Salatich Associates
Hilary Salatich is the chief executive officer and owner of Hilary Salatich Associates, an independent investment marketing firm, and a former senior vice president of Conseco Capital Management and Phoenix Investments Partners. She is an honorary trustee of the Indianapolis Civic Theatre and currently a member of the Crown Hill Board of Corporators, Eiteljorg Museum Advisory Board and Indianapolis Garden Club board. She is a past board member of several organizations including Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis Humane Society, and Easter Seals Crossroads Center. Hilary and her husband Ron reside in Indianapolis.
Hilary S. Salatich
CEO and Owner of Hilary Salatich Associates
John Sauder
CPA and Managing Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen
John Sauder is CPA and Managing Principal of the Indianapolis office of CliftonLarsonAllen, one of the nation’s top 10 accounting firms. CLA delivers integrated audit, tax, consulting, and outsourcing services along industry lines. He has a bachelor of science degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. John and his wife Peg reside in Carmel.
John Sauder
CPA and Managing Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen
Philip Scarpino
Professor of Public History at IUPUI
Philip Scarpino is a Professor of Public History at IUPUI. The author of Great River: An Environmental History of the Upper Mississippi River, Dr. Scarpino has written, spoken and consulted widely on land as an historic artifact. He served as historical advisor on Conner Prairie’s recently installed nature trail and the 1863 Civil War Journey. Dr. Scarpino teaches American history, environmental history, historic preservation and public history. He is also leads oral history projects with the Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence and other organizations. Dr. Scarpino received a B.A. from the University of Montana and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Missouri.
Philip Scarpino
Professor of Public History at IUPUI
Reg Stump
Vice President, Roche Point of Care Sales
Reg Stump is Vice President, Roche Point of Care Sales. She has worked for Roche for the last five years, leading over 900 employees including field engineers, applications specialist, IT consultants, project managers, customer support centers, engineering & clinical escalation operations, and digital pathology specialists. Reg previously worked for the General Electric Company for over 20 years in multiple industries on several continents, including GE Healthcare, NBC, GE Capital, GE Aerospace, and GE Nuclear. She has a bachelor of science in nuclear engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, and a master of science in mechanical engineering from University of California, Berkeley, California. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she currently resides in Indianapolis
Reg Stump
Vice President, Roche Point of Care Sales
Richard Thrapp
Partner at Ice Miller LLP
Richard Thrapp is a corporate lawyer at Ice Miller LLP. He was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission and was elected as its chairman in 2006. He was a member of the drafting committee for Indiana's Limited Liability Company Act and served on the drafting committee for the Indiana Nonprofit Corporation Act. Rich serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Zoo and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. He graduated from DePauw University where he received his bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his juris doctor from Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, where he graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. Richard and his wife Linda reside in Indianapolis.
Richard Thrapp
Partner at Ice Miller LLP
Deb Waldkoetter
Conner Prairie Alliance President
Deb Waldkoetter serves as the Conner Prairie Alliance President after serving as Apple Store Chair in 2013 and 2012. She lives in Zionsville with husband Eric, and they have two daughters. She has served with Girl Scouts as leader, adult trainer, and Board Member for Indiana Lakeland Girl Scout Council as they merged with other councils to create Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana Michiana. She completed a master of science in home economic education from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina. Deborah has been a high school teacher of Home Economics in North Carolina, as well as credit counselor and education coordinator for a not for profit debt management program in Indianapolis.
Deb Waldkoetter
Conner Prairie Alliance President
Dr. William Weldon
Vice President of Global Research and Development for Elanco Animal Health
Dr. William Weldon is the vice president of Global Research and Development for Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company. William received a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Michigan State University and his doctorate in animal nutrition from the University of Nebraska. He resides in Greenfield with his three children.
Dr. William Weldon
Vice President of Global Research and Development for Elanco Animal Health
Matt Wyatt
Founder and CEO of Recovery Force, LLC
Matt Wyatt is the founder and CEO of Recovery Force, LLC. The company designs, develops and markets mobile intermittent sequential compression wear to the athletic recovery and medical industries. Matt has 17 years of executive leadership and entrepreneurial experience in the medical device industry. Matt’s operational experience includes capital raises, design for manufacturing, business development, sales, marketing and building strategic partnerships with key industry thought leaders and investors.

Matt and his wife Kristin, attend Holy Spirit at Geist and have two active daughters, Brooke and Lauren.
Matt Wyatt
Founder and CEO of Recovery Force, LLC


Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc.

The Board of Directors of Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. oversees the management of the museum's endowment and the land and structures of the museum including the William Conner House.

Chris Cooke
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Chair; Managing Director of the Cooke Financial Group
Chris Cooke has provided professional investment guidance with personal service since 1990. He is a non-practicing CPA/attorney and a member of the Indiana Bar Association who specializes in estate, tax and cash-flow planning and fiduciary liability with the Cooke Financial Group. Chris has been a member of the Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Advisors recognition council since 1996. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has a J.D., from the Indiana University Law School-Indianapolis.

Chris and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children and reside in Fishers. He is active in the community with the Penrod Society and Holy Spirit at Geist Catholic Church. Chris has also served as past chair of the Conner Prairie Museum Board of Directors.
Chris Cooke
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Chair; Managing Director of the Cooke Financial Group
Morris Mills
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Vice Chair; Former State Senator and State Representative
Morris Mills is a former state senator, and also a former state representative. He brings a wide scope of experience in state budgetary matters having served as budget chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Mr. Mills was recently honored by IUPUI by naming an atrium of a new building. Morris joined the RIPEA Board in 2001. He and his wife Mary Ann reside in Ladoga, IN.
Morris Mills
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Vice Chair; Former State Senator and State Representative
Hilary S. Salatich
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Secretary; Founder and Owner of Hilary Salatich Associates
Hilary Salatich is the founder and owner of Hilary Salatich Associates, an independent investment marketing firm, and a former senior vice president of Conseco Capital Management and Phoenix Investments Partners. She is an honorary trustee of the Indianapolis Civic Theatre and currently a member of the Crown Hill Board of Corporators, Eiteljorg Museum Advisory Board and Indianapolis Garden Club board. She is a past board member of several organizations including Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis Humane Society, and Easter Seals Crossroads Center. Hilary and her husband Ron reside in Indianapolis.
Hilary S. Salatich
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Secretary; Founder and Owner of Hilary Salatich Associates
Bud Melton
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Treasurer; Retired President and CEO, First Indiana Bank, N.A.
Bud is the owner of Melton Investments & Management.
He is a retired president and chief executive officer of First Indiana Bank, N.A. He received a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana University and completed the graduate program at the Graduate School of Savings and Loan. He currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for the State of Indiana Finance Authority, and serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee at Goodwill Industries. He also serves on the board of Star Financial Bank, and Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA. Bud and his wife Christine reside in Carmel and have two sons and a daughter.
Bud Melton
Conner Prairie Foundation, Inc. Treasurer; Retired President and CEO, First Indiana Bank, N.A.
Christopher Clapp
CEO of Bluelock, LLC
Christopher Clapp is CEO of Bluelock, LLC. He earned his bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Purdue University. Christopher is involved with a number of entrepreneurial technology companies in Central Indiana and serves on the board of PolicyStat LLC. He and his wife Ellie reside in Zionsville and have one son.
Christopher Clapp
CEO of Bluelock, LLC
Tom Fisher
Retired Judge, Indiana Tax Court
Tom Fisher is retired from the Indiana Tax Court after serving for 25 years. He was the first Indiana Tax Court judge, appointed by Governor Robert Orr and is nationally recognized for building a unified body of Indiana common law in taxation. Tom graduated from Earlham College and the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University. He is a past president of the Columbia Club and serves on the Board of the Governors of the Society of Indiana Pioneers. He is married to Barbara Fisher and has two children and seven grandchildren.
Tom Fisher
Retired Judge, Indiana Tax Court
Richard Thrapp
Partner at Ice Miller LLP
Rich Thrapp is a corporate lawyer at Ice Miller LLP. He was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission and was elected as its chairman in 2006. He was a member of the drafting committee for Indiana's Limited Liability Company Act and served on the drafting committee for the Indiana Nonprofit Corporation Act. Rich serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Zoo and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. He graduated from DePauw University where he received his bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his juris doctor from Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, where he graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. Richard and his wife Linda reside in Indianapolis.
Richard Thrapp
Partner at Ice Miller LLP
Bill Batt
Advisor
Bill Batt is the retired Director, Executive Vice President, and Trust Officer of First of America Bank, Indianapolis (now part of PNC Bank). He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Thayer School of Engineering and Tuck School of Business graduate schools. He is a proud graduate of Broad Ripple High School class of 1956.

Bill serves as a Member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Indianapolis and past District Governor of Rotary International in central Indiana. Member of the board, Assistant Treasurer and Past President of the 1,000 plus voice Indianapolis Children’s Choir. He is a winner of the Arts Council of Indianapolis ARTI award for outstanding contributions to the arts. Bill has served as past board member of the Indianapolis Civic Theatre, Community Hospitals Foundation, and Earlham College Foundation.

He has been married to Martha Sue for 46 years and they have two children and two grandchildren. Both Bill and Martha Sue are active in the media ministry outreach of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church.
Bill Batt
Advisor