Holcomb announces latest appointments to state boards, commissions

Eric Holcomb
Eric Holcomb is the 51st governor of the state of Indiana.

The office of Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the latest appointments to various state boards and commissions.

Behavioral Analyst Committee

Five appointments; terms end Dec. 31, 2025.

  • Leila Allen (Mishawaka), chief clinical officer with Lighthouse Autism Center
  • Jill Forte (Roanoke), executive director with Children’s Autism Center, Inc.
  • Vivian Heerens (Indianapolis), former IPS Innovation school teacher
  • Jesseca Hartman (Indianapolis), director of clinical operations with Damar ABA
  • Richard Turner (Centerville, OH), pediatrician with Margaret Mary Health in Southeast Indiana

Certification Appeals Board

Two new appointments

  • Rosemary Mandrici (South Bend), St. Joseph County Assessor
  • Katie Kaufman (Seymour), Jackson County Assessor

Indiana Horse Racing Commission

One new appointment; Sept. 30, 2025:

  • Augustus “Barney” Levengood (Indianapolis), retired former executive director of the Capital Improvement Board

Indiana University Board of Trustees

One new appointment; term ends July 1, 2022

  • Cindy Lucchese (Indianapolis), chief strategy officer with Penske Entertainment


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