DEOI Civic Advisory Committee


Sarah Evans Barker, Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Rick Fuson, President/COO, Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Lacy Johnson, Partner, Ice Miller


Committee Members

Ellen Annala, Retired, CEO, United Way

Dan Appel, Retired, Chairman and CEO, Gregory & Appel

Kevin Armstrong, Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President, Mission and Values, IU Health

Charles Bantz, Professor, Executive Director, and Chancellor/EVP Emeritus, IUPUI

Phil Bayt, Former Partner, Ice Miller

Jerry Bepko, Chancellor Emeritus, IUPUI

Phil Borst, Veterinarian, Shelby Street Animal  Clinic

Brian Bosma, Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives

Susan Brock – Williams, Director, Governmental Relations, Purdue University

Bill Browne, President, Ratio Architects

Tiffany Browne, Founder, Historic Indianapolis

A’lelia Bundles, Author, Public Speaker

Brenda Burke, Supplier Diversity Director – Nationwide, WellPoint, Inc

Moira Carlstedt, President, Indiana Neighborhood Housing Partnership

Brad Chambers, President & CEO, Buckingham Companies

Molly Chavers, community volunteer and former executive director of Indy Hub, BOD of The Indianapolis Foundation and Central Indiana Community Foundation

Murray Clark, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

Sarah Cobb, Retired, VP for Education, Lilly Endowment Inc.

James Danko, President, Butler University

Scott Dorsey, Managing Partner, High Alpha

Murvin Enders, Retired, Executive Director, 100 Black Men of Indianapolis

William Enright, Founding Karen Lake Buttrey Director Emeritus of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Indianapolis Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (IUPUI) and former Senior Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church

David Eskenazi, President, Indianapolis Division, Sandor

Dan Evans, Retired, President, IU Health

Greg Fehribach, Founder & President, The Fehribach Group

Nate Feltman, Co-Owner, Indianapolis Business Journal

Claudia Fuentes, Marion County Treasurer

Charlie Garcia, Owner & President, C. Garcia and Associates

Marianne Glick, Board Chair, Glick Philanthropies

Lena Hackett , President & Founder, Community Solutions

Michael Huber, President & CEO, Indy Chamber

Rebecca Hutton, President & CEO and Program Director, Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, Leadership Indianapolis

Tom King, Retired, CEO, Indiana State Museum

Martha Lamkin, Women4Change BOD, former president and CEO, Lumina Foundation for Education

Maggie Lewis, CEO & Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, City County Council District 10 and Majority Leader

Karen Lloyd, Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Community Health Network

Teresa Lubbers, Commissioner, Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Rose Mays, Professor Emerita, IUPUI School of Nursing

Mark Miles, President and Chief Executive Officer, Penske Entertainment Corp.

Doran Moreland, Vice President Diversity, Equity, and Belonging, Ivy Tech Community College

Jim Morris, Vice Chairman, Indiana Pacers

John Murland, Old National Bank

Larry O’Connor, Retired Exec. Dir., Butler Business Consulting Group

Vop Osili, President, Indianapolis City-County Council

Beverley Pitts, President Emeritus, University of Indianapolis

William Plater, Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculties Emeritus and Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Public Affairs, Philanthropic Studies, and English, IUPUI

Greg Porter, State Representative

Cherrish Pryor, State Representative

Maria Quintana, Founder,Q2U Strategic Advisory Group

David Resnick, Managing Partner, Katz, Sapper & Miller

Joyce Rogers, Vice President for Development and External Relations for Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA)

Michael “Mikal” Saahir, Imam, Nur-Allah Islamic Center

Sandy Sasso, Founder, Women4Change BOD

Jerry  Semler, Retired, CEO, American United Life Insurance Company (now OneAmerica)

Kameela Shaheed-Diallo, Partner, The City Fund

Yvonne Shaheen, Retired, CEO, Long Electric

Anne Shane, Consultant, BioCrossroads

Rachel Simon, Herbert Simon Family Foundation

Steve Simon, Managing Partner/Co-Founder, Simon Equity Partners

K.P. Singh, Owner, K.P. Singh Designs

Adrianne Slash,  Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Community Health Network

Joe Slash, Retired, CEO, Urban League

Maribeth Smith, Chairman & CEO, Maribeth Smith & Associates

George Srour, Founder, Building Tomorrow

Joanna Taft, Executive Director, Harrison Center

James Taylor, CEO, John Boner Neighborhood Center

Gene Tempel, Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Founding Dean Emeritus, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and President Emeritus, Indiana University Foundation

Diane Thomas, Former CEO, The International Center

Michael Twyman, Managing Principal, InExcelsis

Ryan Vaughn, President, Indiana Sports Corp.

David Wantz, President, Independent Colleges Indiana

Mike Wells, President, REI Investments, Inc.

Susan Williams, Retired, CEO, Indiana Sports Corp.

Lloyd Wright, Retired, CEO, WFYI

Ace Yakey, Retired, VP, Lilly Endowment