Board of Directors

Bill Hackney, Publisher – Chair
The News Dispatch
422 Franklin St. Suite B Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term


Stephanie Oberlie, COO & Senior Vice President – Vice Chair
Harbour Trust & Investment Management Company
1024 N Karwick Road, Michigan City, IN 46360

Chamber Appointee
Term ends 12-31-19 – Three year term


Lief Erickson, VP & General Manager – Treasurer
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa
777 Blue Chip Drive Michigan City, IN 46360

Mayoral Appointee
Term ends 12-31-19 – Three year term


Don Babcock, Director Economic Development
NIPSCO
801 East 86th Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410

Mayoral Appointee
Term ends 12-31-18 – Three year term


Tim Bietry, City Council
Michigan City Common Council
3211 Cleveland Avenue Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term


Rick Dekker, CEO
Dekker Vacuum Technologies, Inc.
935 S. Woodland Ave Michigan City, IN 46360

Chamber Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term


Barbara Eason Watkins, Superintendant
Michigan City Area Schools
408 South Carroll Ave Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-18 – Three year term


Bill Kaminski, Attorney
Newby Lewis Kaminski & Jones
916 Lincolnway LaPorte, IN 46350

Chamber Appointee
Term ends 12-31-18 – Three year term


Dennis Kuhn, Executive Vice President
Horizon Bank
515 Franklin Street Michigan City, IN 46360

Chamber Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term


Dean Mazzoni, President & CEO
Franciscan Health – Michigan City
301 West Homer, Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-19 – Three year term


Mayor Ron Meer
City of Michigan City
100 East Michigan Boulevard Michigan City, IN 46360

Mayoral Appointee
Term: Automatic


Mary Jo Orlowski, President
Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce
200 East Michigan Blvd, Michigan City, IN 46360

Chamber Appointee
Term ends 12-31-19 – Three year term


Anna Radtke, Manager
Bridges Waterside Grille
508 East 2nd Street, Michigan City, IN 46360

Mayoral Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term


Linda Simmons, Director of Marketing
LaPorte County CVB
4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-19 – Three year term


Brian Tylisz, Vice President, Sales
Sullair
3700 East Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360

Board Appointee
Term ends 12-31-20 – Three year term