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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                              The IHSAA is governed by its legislative body, the Board of Directors. Composed of 19 individuals elected by member
     and reflection. While we celebrate the triumphs and                            school principals from three legislative districts, they serve staggered three-year terms. Ten board seats are filled by any
     achievements of the student-athletes competing today,                          qualified individual (open seats), and seven board seats are filled by two qualified female representatives, two qualified
     we’re also able to reflect on the importance of                                minority representatives, two qualified urban school representatives and one private school representative. The Board of
     welcoming our fans back and thanking them for their                            Directors meets annually with the responsibility of establishing the Association’s By-Laws and regulations.
                         The atmosphere fans   Special Thanks To Our Host           The Executive Committee meets monthly and is responsible for organizing and directing state tournaments and meets,
                         bring to our State    Grand Park Sports Campus             interpreting the Association’s By-Laws, determining penalties for rules violations, and establishing the Association’s state
                         Championships                                              office and employing a commissioner and staff to administer the Association.
                         transforms them from
                         just another event into a   19000 Grand Park Blvd.         IHSAA Board of Directors                       IHSAA Executive Committee
                         true celebration. A        Westfield, Indiana 46074        District, Seat   Board Member        Term Ends  Jeff Doyle, Barr-Reeve (Chairman)
                                                                                    District I, Class A
                                                                                                   Tom Finicle, Southwood
                                                                                                                         June 2023
                         celebration of the                                         District I, Class AA                 June 2024  Jim Brown, Fishers (Vice-Chairman)
                         passion and pageantry                                      District I, Class AAA   Nathan Dean, Jimtown   June 2023  Stacy Adams, Valparaiso
                         Hoosier high school   State Finals Personnel               District I, Class AAAA               June 2024  Tom Black, East Central
                         sports are known for.   Tournament Administrator           District II, Class A   Kye Denney, Wes-Del**   June 2024  Chris Conley, Delta
                         Every fan of our high   Robert Faulkens, Assistant         District II, Class AA                June 2023  Nathan Dean, Jimtown
                         school sports       Commissioner                           District II, Class AAA   Chris Conley, Delta*   June 2024  Kye Denney, Wes-Del
                         community—every                                            District II, Class AAAA   Jim Brown, Fishers   June 2023  Tom Finicle, Southwood
                         student, coach, and bus   Assistant Tournament Administrator  District III, Class A   Jeff Doyle, Barr-Reeve   June 2023  Chad Gilbert, Charlestown
                         driver, every parent,   Bri Jones, Administrative          District III, Class AA   Tim Grove, South Knox School Corp.   June 2024  Tim Grove, South Knox School Corporation
                        sister, and          Assistant                              District III, Class AAA   Mike Whitten, Boonville    June 2023  Patti McCormack, Lowell
                                                                                                                         June 2024
                                                                                                   Tom Black, East Central
                                                                                    District III, Class AAAA
     brother—contributes to this celebration whenever they                                                                         Kris Painter, Terre Haute North Vigo
     attend a State Finals event. That’s because by   Director of Champions Together  North District, Female   Patti McCormack, Lowell    June 2025  Brian Strong, Logansport
     attending the State Finals and cheering for their   Brian Avery                North District, Minority   Stacy Adams, Valparaiso    June 2025  Mike Whitten, Boonville
     school, fans are supporting and fostering so much                              North District, Urban   Brian Strong, Logansport    June 2025
     more than great competition…            Officials                              South District, Female   Kris Painter, Terre Haute North Vigo   June 2025
                                             Roger Griffith, Danny Shields,         South District, Minority     Chad Gilbert, Charlestown    June 2025
                                                                                    South District, Urban
                                                                                                                         June 2025
     They’re supporting exactly what makes high school   Brad Groninger, Anne Griffith
     sports different. For over 100 years, the IHSAA has                            Private School Rep.                  June 2025
     focused on keeping education in front of athletics by   Grand Park Staff       * President      ** Vice-President
     providing an arena for our state’s 160,000 stu-  Matt Trnian, Rachel Nelson
     dent-athletes to learn essential life lessons. Lessons
     in teamwork, perseverance, and humility. Lessons   Athletic Training Staff
     that will translate to their careers as they transition   Fortè Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
     into adulthood. Lessons that will benefit and define
     the communities they lead once their playing days are   Program Credits
                                             Publisher Paul Neidig, Commissioner
     So, on behalf of the 407 IHSAA member-schools, our   Editor Brandon Baxter, Communications
     board of directors, and all our student-athletes   Assistant
     participating in this weekend’s championship event,
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