Town of Plainfield Fire Chief Joel Thacker is the new Indiana state fire marshal.
Paige McNulty, the former superintendent of School City of East Chicago, is the new interim emergency manager for the Gary Community School Corp.
Gary Larson, CFO and corporate secretary of The Ford Meter Box Co. Inc. in Wabash, is the 2020 chair of the Indiana Manufacturers Association board of directors.
Katie Conboy, provost and senior vice president at Simmons University, a women’s college in Boston, since 2013, was named president of Saint Mary’s College.
New members recently were elected to the Northwest Indiana Forum’s board of directors.
Alisa Hecimovich was named chair of advisory board for The Salvation Army of Lake County.
New Gary Mayor Jerome Prince was appointed by Gov. Eric Holcomb to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Board of Directors.
Valparaiso University named David Henreckson its next Bonnie and Peter Raquet Endowed Director’s Chair for the Institute for Leadership and Service.
Heather Ennis, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, was elected the 2020 chair for the Indiana Economic Development Association board of directors.
The 74th through 76th inductees were welcomed into the South Shore Wall of Legends at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond on Dec. 4.