Indianapolis – Floyd County Commissioner John Shellenberger and Clark County Commissioner Jack Coffman reaffirmed their leadership positions in the Southeastern District of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners (IACC) at the recent annual meeting in Indianapolis. Elected.
As district president, Coffman serves elected county commissioners in the Southeastern District of the state, including Bartholomew, Brown, Clark, Dearborn, Decatur, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, and Scott counties. represent the , Switzerland, Washington. The IACC is represented by her six districts in the state. Coffman said he participates on the IACC’s Board of Directors and determines the IACC’s policy and legislative goals.
Schellenberger was also elected district vice president during the conference. The district meeting also included a discussion of current issues with county government in the Southeast District.
The election took place during the IACC’s 2022 Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of county commissions in the state. The three-day conference included several different workshops and breakout sessions designed specifically for county commissioners and their support staff. Commissioner Schellenberger and others advocate collaborative, forward-thinking, and purposeful partnerships, legislative priorities for 2023, the Indiana LTAP partnership, the Open Door Act, pre-, during- and post-disaster counties. Participated in several training workshops on county-related topics focused on secretary responsibilities, best practices. Training sessions guide renewable energy development, broadband his infrastructure investment, road financing and more.
Indiana’s 52nd Lieutenant Governor, Suzanne Crouch, welcomed the Commissioner to the conference. She spoke on current issues related to local government, expanding broadband with Next Level Connections Broadband Grants, improving housing needs, stimulating travel and tourism, supporting Hoosier farmers, and improving mental health and addiction programs in Indiana County. talked. Crouch is a longtime partner of her IACC and is committed to improving the lives of all her Hoosiers.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jeff Thompson, State Senator Mike Crider Majority Whip, and Majority House Caucus Speaker Rep. Greg Stewarwald also addressed attendees during the legislative update.