Boards, Committees & Commissions

Below is a list of boards, commissions, corporations and foundations which serve the City of Rising Sun. The meeting dates and times, board members, appointor and expiration of terms are listed if available. 

 
CITY COUNCIL
City Council meets the FIRST THURSDAY of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Council Chambers, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member  Title Appointment Term Expires
Bill Marksberry Protem (12-31-17) elected  
Swede Colen   elected  
Bud Radcliff   elected  
Dennis Williams   elected  
Sheena Graham   elected  
 
 
BOARD OF WORKS (One Year Term) 
The Board of Works meets the LAST THURSDAY of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Brent Bascom Mayor   12/31/2019
Bill Marksberry City Council Member Mayor 12/31/2019
Lawrence Brightwell   Mayor 12/31/2019
 
 
UTILITY SERVICE BOARD (Four Year Term)
The Utility Service Board meets the SECOND WEDNESDAY of each month at 5:15 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Kelly Dickerson   City Council 11/1/2021
Michael Padgett   City Council 1/1/2020
Larry Gipson   Mayor 1/1/2020
Clayton Lampkin   Mayor 1/1/2022
Donny Walton   Mayor 1/1/2019
 
 
ADVISORY PLAN COMMISSION (Four Year Term) 
The Advisory Plan Commission meets the SECOND MONDAY of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Garry Forwood   Mayor 1/1/2019
Debbie Thomason   Mayor 1/1/2020
William Rees   Mayor 1/1/2021
Kevin Smith Vice President Mayor 1/1/2019
Dennis Radcliff   City Council 1/1/2020
Janet Bowman   City Council 1/1/2020
Dennis Williams President City Council 1/1/2020

 
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (Four Year Term)
The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the SECOND TUESDAY of each month (if necessary) at 7:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.

Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Garry Forwood   Mayor 12/31/2020
Deedee Brown Secretary Mayor 1/1/2021
Delena Hannan   Mayor 1/1/2022
Robert W. White Chairperson City Council 1/1/2019
Debbie Thomason Vice Chairperson Advisory Plan Comm. 1/1/2019
 
 
REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (One Year Term)
The Redevelopment Commission meets the SECOND TUESDAY of each month at 5:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Jim Jenkins President City Council 1/1/2019
Tim Phelps Vice President Mayor 1/1/2019
Sandy Kinzer   Mayor 1/1/2019
Sheena Graham   City Council 1/1/2019
Babette Martin Secretary Mayor 1/1/2019
 
 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, INC.
The Economic Development Corporation, Inc. meets the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month at 5:00 p.m.
Location - EDC Office at 120 Main St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Brent Bascom   City Council None
Deedee Brown President Mayor None
Steve Slack Secretary City Council None
April Hautman   County Council None
Brett Minks   County Council None
Kenny Ashcraft   Commissioners None
Howard Fletcher Vice President Chamber of Comm. None
 
 
RISING SUN-OHIO COUNTY JOINT PARK BOARD (Four Year Term)
The Rising Sun-Ohio County Joint Park Board meets the FOURTH TUESDAY of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - Senior Citizens Community Building, 510 S. Mulberry St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Chris Flood   Circuit Court Judge 12/31/2021
Carl Courtney  President Circuit Court Judge 12/31/2019
Michelle Guidice   Mayor 12/31/2021
Angela Siekman  Secretary Mayor 12/31/2020
Brian Graham   Mayor 12/31/2018
P.G. Gentrup   Mayor 12/31/2019
Robert Tucker   Commissioner 12/31/2020
Pam McClure  Treasurer County Council 12/31/2018
Julie Wilson  Vice President County Council 12/31/2020
 
 
RISING SUN-OHIO COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY (Three Year Term at first. If reappointed, Four Year Term.)
The Rising Sun-Ohio County Port Authority meets the LAST WEDNESDAY of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member  Title Appointment Term Expires
Don Thomason President Mayor 10/31/2018
Steve Johns   Mayor 10/31/2018
John Bunger   Mayor 10/31/2018
Mike Northcutt   County Commissioners 10/31/2018
Steve Melchers Vice President County Commissioners 10/31/2021
Abbey Berkley Secretary County Commissioners 10/31/2021

 

RISING SUN-OHIO COUNTY TOURISM BOARD (Two Year Term)

The Rising Sun-Ohio County Tourism Board meets the THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Location - 100 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Jim McDaniel President County Commissioners 1/1/2019
Jeanine Crandall Treasurer Mayor 1/1/2020
Dean Tuggle Vice President Mayor 1/1/2020
Jackie McAlister   County Commissioners 1/1/2019
Sarah Davies Secretary County Commissioners 1/1/2019
Karrah Miller   County Commissioners 1/1/2019
Thomas D. McKay   Mayor 10/5/2019
 
 
REVOLVING LOAN FUND BOARD
The Revolving Loan Fund Board meets the SECOND MONDAY of the month at 4:30 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member  Title Appointment Term Expires
Rae Baker Gipson Executive Director Clerk Treasurer None
Kathy Ruch   Mayor None
Tammy Johns   City Council None
Angela Siekman   Mayor None
Gary Kinnett   City Council None
Debbie Gregory   Mayor None

  

OHIO COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (Three Year Term)
The Ohio County Community Foundation meets the LAST THURSDAY of the month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - Ohio County Community Foundation, 330 Industrial Access, Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
DeeDee Brown President
Finance Committee
Superior Court Judge 12/31/2017
VACANT Vice President
Grants Committee
Ohio Co.Commissioners 12/31/2019
Juanita Radcliff Secretary Ohio Co.Commissioners 12/31/2018
Nanci Ross Treasurer
Scholarship Committee
Mayor 12/31/2021
Bill Marksberry   Mayor 12/31/2020
Patricia Kinnett   City Council 12/31/2018
Jodie Cole-Mulle   Ohio Co.Commissioners 12/31/2018
Deb Brightwell   City Council 12/31/2020
Bob Sommer   Ohio County Council 12/31/2019
 
 
RISING SUN REGIONAL FOUNDATION (Three Year Term)
The Rising Sun Regional Foundation meets the FOURTH WEDNESDAY of the month at 6:00 p.m.
Location - Rising Sun Regional Foundation, 218 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Jascia Redwine Executive Director    
Jerry Smith President Ripley Co.Commissioners 2/26/2020
Sissy Potter Secretary Mayor 2/26/2020
David Brown Treasurer Mayor & OC Commissioners 2/28/2019
Kystie Jaehnen Vice President Ohio Co. Commissioners 2/1/2019
Jeff French   Town of Ripley County 2/27/2019
Cindy Rottinghaus   Aurora Mayor 2/28/2018
Stan Weidman   Sunman Town Board 2/28/2018
 
 
RISING SUN-OHIO COUNTY FIRST
Rising Sun-Ohio County First meets the SECOND TUESDAY of March, June, September & December at 7:00 p.m.
Location - City Hall, Conference Room, 200 N Walnut. St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Brent Bascom  President    
Bill Marksberry      
Amy Martin      
Mark Guard      
VACANT      
Sarah Hoffman      
 
 
RISING SUN MAIN STREET
Rising Sun Main Street meets the FOURTH TUESDAY of each month (excluding December) at 12:00 p.m.
Location - Rising Sun Main Street Office, 103 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN.
 
Board Member Title Appointment Term Expires
Karrah Miller Director    
Jason Babcock   Mayor 1/1/2019
Peg Dickson President City Council 1/1/2022
Deb Muenchen Secretary/Treasurer City Council 12/31/2019
Larissa Phelps   Mayor 1/1/2019
Amber Deprez   Mayor 12/31/2022