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IU Kokomo Advisory Board


The purpose of the IU Kokomo Advisory Board shall be as follows:

  • To assist in identifying educational needs of communities served by and to support the educational processes of Indiana University Kokomo;
  • To serve in an advisory capacity to the Chancellor of the Kokomo campus of Indiana University;
  • To advise the Board of Trustees and the President of Indiana University in matters affecting the Kokomo campus;
  • To serve as liaison between the Kokomo campus and the communities it serves; and,
  • To perform such other functions as are deemed appropriate.

Board Members

  • James Alender, COO, Salin Bank
  • Mike Anderson, Mike Anderson Auto Group
  • Dr. Walter Brown, Brown Dentistry
  • Jim Buck, Indiana State Senator  
  • Carmella Cole, Cole Hardwood
  • Jill Dunn, President, Bona Vista Programs, Inc.
  • Bill Friend, Indiana State Representative
  • Rex Gingerich, President, H.E. McGonigal
  • Greg Goodnight, Mayor, City of Kokomo
  • Mike Harlowe, CEO, IU Health Tipton
  • Bob Hayes, Kokomo City Councilman At Large and Product Line Purchasing Leader - Power Electronics Delphi Global Supply Management
  • Bill Hunt, Chairman, Hunt Capital Partners and Chairman IU Health Board of Directors
  • Alex Huskey, President, IVY Tech Marion
  • Mike Karickhoff, Indiana State Representative
  • Gene McGarvey, Attorney
  • Tom McKinney, Agricultural Consultant
  • Pat McNarny, Attorney
  • Scot Ortman, CEO/President, Kokomo Grain
  • Chad Phillips, President, IU Kokomo Alumni Association
  • Todd Scoggins, Scoggins Design Inc.
  • Dr. Charles Simons, Charles A. Simons Orthodontics
  • Dwight Singer, Retired Chrysler Personnel
  • Lisa Smeltzer, Co-Owner, Cone Palace
  • Diana Tenbrook, Vice President of Marketing, Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union
  • Dirk Webster, Vice President/Mortgage Officer, First Farmers Bank & Trust
  • Jim Widner, Senior Vice President, Mutual Bank
Last updated: 12/01/2015