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          Mayor’s Office • 100 East Michigan Blvd. • Michigan City, IN 46360 • (219) 873-1400• Fax: (219) 873-1515
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For Immediate Release
Date:          January 13, 2004
Contact:       Cindi Gonzalez-Walus
Phone:         (219) 873-1400
Fax:           (219) 873-1515


                      MAYOR ANNOUNCES BOARD APPOINTMENTS

Michigan City, IN - Mayor Chuck Oberlie is pleased to announce the following board
appointments:

Mr. Fred Miller, Ms. Greta LaFountain and Dr. James Dworkin were all re-appointed to a
three-year term on the Barker Civic Center Board. Their terms will begin immediately
and will expire on 12-31-06.

Ms. Marianne Milcarek, Ms. Virginia Nichols and Mr. Dan Rooney were all re-appointed
to a four-year term on the Board of Cemetery Trustees. Their terms will begin
immediately and will expire on 12-31-07.

Ms. Linda Simmons was re-appointed to a two-year term on the LaPorte County
Convention & Visitors Bureau. Her term will begin immediately and will expire on 01-14-
06. Also appointed to the Bureau to a two-year term was new member Doug Waters. His
term will expire on 01-01-06.

Ms. Albertine Allen was re-appointed to a four-year term on the Housing Authority Board.
Her term will expire on 09-23-07. Mayor Oberlie also appointed new members Mr. Kerwin
Edwards and Ms. Hazel Thomas to a four-year term on the Michigan City Housing
Authority. Their terms will begin immediately and will expire on 10-01-07.

Mr. Brett Kelley, Sr. was appointed to a four-year term on the Human Rights Commission.
His term will expire on 11-02-03. Ms. Faye Moore was appointed to a four-year term on
the Human Rights Commission. Her term will expire on 11-01-06. Ms. Lillian Sherrod-
Young will fill the unexpired term of Yolanda Thomas-Davis. Her term will expire on 11-
02-05.

Ms. Nancy Dworkin was appointed to a four-year term on the Plan Commission. Her term
will begin immediately and will expire on 12-31-07.
Mr. Ed Bigda and Ms. Jamie Tillman-Dunn were re-appointed to a one-year term on the
Redevelopment Commission. Their term of office will expire on 12-31-04.

Mr. Jim Kintzele was re-appointed to a four-year term of office on the Urban Enterprise
Association Board. His term will expire on 01-01-08. Mr. Denzil Wilson was appointed to
a four-year term on the UEA as the industrial representative. His term will expire on 01-
01-08. Mr. Howell Jones was appointed to a four-year term on the UEA as the labor
representative. His term will expire on 01-01-08. Mr. Kevin Kieft was appointed to the
UEA as a representative of the Planning Department. Ms. Pat Harris was appointed to a
four-year term on the UEA as a business representative. Her term will expire on 01-01-08.

Mayor Oberlie stated, “I would like to thank all of these community volunteers who have
accepted a board appointment and I am confident that they will make a positive
contribution to these boards and commissions.”


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