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Welcome to this                                                                 2022-23 IHSAA Board of Directors and
     State Championship Event                                                                           Executive Committee

     The IHSAA State Finals are a time for celebration
     and reflection. While we celebrate the triumphs and   Special Thanks To Our Host  The IHSAA is governed by its legislative body, the Board of Directors. Composed of 19 individuals elected by member
     achievements of the student-athletes competing today,   Prairie View Golf Club  school principals from three legislative districts, they serve staggered three-year terms. Ten board seats are filled by any
     we’re also able to reflect on the importance of        qualified individual (open seats), and seven board seats are filled by two qualified female representatives, two qualified
     welcoming our fans back and thanking them for their   Robert Trent Jones, Course Designer  minority representatives, two qualified urban school representatives and one private school representative. The Board of
     support.                                                                       Directors meets annually with the responsibility of establishing the Association’s By-Laws and regulations.
                        The atmosphere fans   State Finals Personnel
                        bring to our State   Tournament Director
                        Championships       Chris Kaufman, IHSAA Assistant Commissioner   The Executive Committee meets monthly and is responsible for organizing and directing state tournaments and meets,
                        transforms them from                                        interpreting the Association’s By-Laws, determining penalties for rules violations, and establishing the Association’s state
                        just another event into a   Tournament Assistant            office and employing a commissioner and staff to administer the Association.
                        true celebration. A   Mike Wilson, IHSAA Staff
                        celebration of the   Chairman/CEO - Cohoat and O’Neal       IHSAA Board of Directors
                        passion and pageantry   Matt Cohoat                         District, Seat   Board Member        Term Ends  IHSAA Executive Committee
                        Hoosier high school                                         District I, Class A   Tom Finicle, Southwood   June 2023  Jeff Doyle, Barr-Reeve (Chairman)
                        sports are known for.   Executive Vice President - Cohoat and O’Neal  District I, Class AA       June 2024  Jim Brown, Fishers (Vice-Chairman)
                        Every fan of our high   Doc O’Neal                          District I, Class AAA   Nathan Dean, Jimtown   June 2023  Stacy Adams, Valparaiso
                        school sports                                               District I, Class AAAA               June 2024  Tom Black, East Central
                        community—every     Chief Operating Officer - Cohoat and O’Neal  District II, Class A   Kye Denney, Wes-Del**   June 2024  Chris Conley, Delta
                                            Colin O’Neal
                        student, coach, and bus                                     District II, Class AA                June 2023  Nathan Dean, Jimtown
                        driver, every parent,   VP of Agronomy - Cohoat and O’Neal  District II, Class AAA   Chris Conley, Delta*   June 2024  Kye Denney, Wes-Del
                        sister, and         Randy Adcock                            District II, Class AAAA   Jim Brown, Fishers   June 2023  Tom Finicle, Southwood
     brother—contributes to this celebration whenever they   Head PGA Professional - Prairie View GC  District III, Class A   Jeff Doyle, Barr-Reeve   June 2023  Chad Gilbert, Charlestown
     attend a State Finals event. That’s because by   Jake Peacock                  District III, Class AA   Tim Grove, South Knox School Corp.   June 2024  Tim Grove, South Knox School Corporation
     attending the State Finals and cheering for their                              District III, Class AAA   Mike Whitten, Boonville    June 2023  Patti McCormack, Lowell
     school, fans are supporting and fostering so much   Assistant Golf Professionals - Prairie View GC  District III, Class AAAA   Tom Black, East Central   June 2024  Kris Painter, Terre Haute North Vigo
                                            Calvin George, Nick Bragg
     more than great competition…                                                                                                  Brian Strong, Logansport
                                            Golf Academy (Golf School of Indiana)   North District, Female   Patti McCormack, Lowell    June 2025  Mike Whitten, Boonville
                                                                                                   Stacy Adams, Valparaiso
                                                                                    North District, Minority
                                                                                                                         June 2025
     They’re supporting exactly what makes high school   Brad Fellers               North District, Urban   Brian Strong, Logansport    June 2025
     sports different. For over 100 years, the IHSAA has   Golf Course Superintendent
     focused on keeping education in front of athletics by   Nick Tower             South District, Female   Kris Painter, Terre Haute North Vigo   June 2025
     providing an arena for our state’s 160,000 student-  Food and Beverage         South District, Minority             June 2025
     athletes to learn essential life lessons. Lessons in   Sahm’s Catering         South District, Urban   Chad Gilbert, Charlestown    June 2025
     teamwork, perseverance, and humility. Lessons that                             Private School Rep.                  June 2025
     will translate to their careers as they transition into   Communications and Caddie Program - Cohoat and O’Neal  * President      ** Vice-President
                                            Lisa Luigs Morrissett
     adulthood. Lessons that will benefit and define the
     communities they lead once their playing days are   Tournament/Outing Manager - Cohoat and O’Neal
     over.                                  Brooke Beegle
     So, on behalf of the 407 IHSAA member-schools, our   VP of Sales - Cohoat and O’Neal
                                            Jeff Cohoat
     board of directors, and all our student-athletes
     participating in this weekend’s championship event,   Athletic Trainers
     thank you for being with us to celebrate today.   Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
     Thank you for supporting education-based athletics in   Program Credits
     Indiana. As you enjoy today’s State Finals competition,   Publisher: Paul Neidig, Commissioner
     remember that this is pure spirit. This is pure sport.   Editor: Brandon Baxter, Communications Assistant
     This is your IHSAA.                    Printing: Sport Graphics, Indianapolis
                                            Photography: Double Edge Media
                                            Cover Design: 360 group, Indianapolis
     Paul Neidig
     IHSAA Commissioner

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