Executive Committee

The Executive Committee was established in the original by-laws of RIPEA in 1972. The Executive Committee executes the decisions of the Board and when necessary has the powers of the Board.

Current members of the Executive Committee are:
Chris Bader, Chairman
Jack Dillon
Larry Buell
Roger Parent
John Riemke
Bruce Kimery

Legislative Committee

The Board established a Legislative Committee in 2007 to direct and monitor RIPEA’s legislative effort. The primary focus of the Legislative Committee is to attempt to protect the purchasing power of PERF retirees by submitting legislation to the Indiana General Assembly that will provide increases in retirement income to maintain the retirees’ standard of living.

The Legislative Committee is also involved in efforts to protect and improve the retirement benefits for active members of PERF. This effort is concentrated on the benefit formula, vesting and the calculation of final average salary (F.A.S.).

Current members of the Legislative Committee are:
Craig Hartzer, Chairman
Bruce Kimery
Roger Parent
Al Logsdon – IRTA

Foundation Committee

Current members of the Foundation Committee are:
Marriette Montgomery, Chairman
Craig Hartzer, Trustee
Roger Parent, Trustee
Cleo Duncan, Trustee

Convention Committee

Current members of the Convention Committee are:
Chris Bader, Chairman
Cleo Duncan
John Galloway

Insurance Trustees

Current Insurance Trustees are:
Harold Woodruff, Chairman
Pat Miller
Chris Bader
John Galloway
Morris Mills