FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Governor Mike Pence has appointed Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry to a panel that will plan the next generation of transportation infrastructure in Indiana.
Mayor Henry was one of 26 Hoosiers appointed to the Blue Ribbon Panel on Transportation Infrastructure.
The panel will review projected related to all modes of transportation: water, air road and rail. The panel is made up of representatives from various transportation groups, businesses and officials. The panel aims to identify and prioritize projects for the next ten years.
The governor hopes that as the panel explores and monitors innovations in transportation infrastructure, Indiana will stay on the cutting edge.
Panel co-chairs: Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Cathy Langham, President of Langham Logistics.
Additional Panel members:
- Mike Cline, Purdue University
- Richard Conner, American Structurepoint
- Mike Daigle, St. Joseph County Airport Authority
- Mark DeFabis, Integrated Distribution Services, Inc.
- Chip Edington, OSP Group
- Dennis Faulkenberg, Appian, Inc.
- Andrew Fox, Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad
- Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, City of Gary
- Pete Georgeon, ArcelorMittal USA Flat Carbon
- Mayor Tom Henry, City of Fort Wayne
- Mark Holden, A&R Logistics
- Scott Jones, ChaCha
- Douglas Joset, Evansville-Vanderburgh Airport Authority District
- Chris Matney, Indianapolis Airport Authority
- Hank Menke, OFS Brands
- Don Miller, Mt. Vernon Barge Service
- Bob Palmer, AGFS of FedEx
- Don Sansone, Red Gold, Inc.
- JR Saylor, Brightpoint, Inc.
- Zack Scott, UPS-Ohio Valley District
- Noah Sodrel, Sodrel Truck Lines, Inc.
- Mark St. Clair, Consolidated Grain & Barge Co.
- Phil Terry, Monarch Beverage Company
- Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, City of Evansville
Click here for more information about the Blue Ribbon Panel on Transportation Infrastructure.
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