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Who is on the Ball State Board of Trustees?
Editors note: An earlier version of the story, including the one printed in The Daily News Jan. 25 addition, did not include Board of Trustee member Michael McDaniel. The current version has been updated.
The president isn't the only person who makes decisions for the university. Here are the Board of Trustees.
Chair: Rick Hall
Joined the board: 2007
Background: Has served as a member, secretary, assistant secretary and chair. Served as a law clerk to Judge Michael Kanne of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Part of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, law firm.
From Carmel, Indiana
Vice Chair: Renae Conley
Joined the board: 2014
Background: Has served as a member and vice chair. Currently is the CEO of ER Solutions, LLC, a consulting firm. Previously was chief executive officer and executive vice president of human resources for Entergy Corporation; was the president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana and
From Chicago, Illinois
Secretary: Thomas C. Bracken
Joined the board: 2012
Background: Has served as a member and secretary. Currently serves as the president of the George and Frances Ball Foundation in downtown Muncie. Has been a software engineer for Intuit Corporation’s Quickbooks.
From Muncie, Indiana
Assistant Secretary: Matt Momper
Joined the board: 2008
Background: Has been a member and assistant secretary. Currently serves as president of Momper Insulation from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Past employment includes time as the regional manager for Installed Building Products and president of MK properties.
From Fort Wayne, Indiana
Member: R. Wayne Estopinal
Joined the board: 2011
From Jeffersonville, Indiana
Member: Jean Ann Harcourt
Joined the board: 2016
Background: Currently serves as the president and CEO of Harcourt Industries, Inc. Previously served as vice chair of the Indiana Republican Party from 2003 to 2004.
From Milroy, Indiana
Member: Hollis E. Hughes Jr.
Joined the board: 1989, will be retiring 2017
Background: Previously served as president and CEO of the United Way of St. Joseph County and as the director of South Bend's Model Cities Program.
From South Bend, Indiana
Member: Brian A. Gallagher
Joined the board: 2017, will replace trustee Hughes
Background: Currently serves as president and chief executive officer of United Way Worldwide. Previously served as a member of President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
From Chevy Chase, Maryland
Member: Michael McDaniel
Joined the board: 2016
Background: Currently the executive director of governmental affairs for Krieg DeVault LLP in Marion County. He was the Republican State Chairman from 1995 to 2002 and served as the director of governmental affairs at Ball State and as the director of the Otis R. Bowen Institute for Practical Politics.
From Marion County, Indiana
Student Member: Dustin Meeks
Joined the board: 2015
Background: Currently serves as an Archon on the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity National Executive Council.
From Fishers, Indiana