The Indiana Citizen

The Crossroads of Civic Engagement

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The Indiana Citizen is a nonpartisan, non-profit platform dedicated to increasing the number of informed, engaged Hoosier voters. We are operated by the Indiana Citizen Education Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Russell Cox

Russell Cox is a founding member of Cox, Sargeant & Burns, P.C. He and Mary Lou have two children.

Jeanne Kelsay

Jeanne Kelsay owns Kelsay Consulting, Inc., a public relations, promotion and marketing consultancy. She was president of Curtis Publishing Company for 10 years and the founding director of the Indiana AIDS Fund. She and Rod have two married sons, three grandsons and a granddaughter.

Michael Goldenberg

Michael Goldenberg is a retired Duke Energy executive who headed up the company’s regulated and non-regulated products and services portfolio across its six-state territory and a customer base of more than five million. He and Rita have two children and a grandson.

Alan Mills

Alan Mills is a senior partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He and Sally have two married children and a granddaughter.

Ann and Bill Moreau

Ann and Bill Moreau are the co-founders of ICEF. Ann is a retired educator, association executive and public servant. Bill has been a newspaper reporter, college instructor, public servant and lawyer. Bill serves as ICEF’s president. They have been married for 41 years, and have three married children and six grandchildren.

STAFF

Bill Moreau, Publisher

Bill Moreau is the co-founder and president of the Indiana Citizen Education Foundation, the 501(c)(3) behind The Indiana Citizen. He is a retired lawyer who led his law firm’s higher education practice. He also spent almost four decades in the Statehouse, both as a state official when Evan Bayh was Secretary of State and Governor and as a lobbyist for entities as diverse as nonprofits serving the poor and Fortune 100 companies. He is a Purdue graduate whose first job was reporting for the Hartford (Conn.) Times. He attended law school at Georgetown University while working for Senator Birch Bayh. Bill and his wife, Ann, have three married children and six grandchildren.

Kevin Morgan, Editor in Chief

Kevin Morgan, a journalism graduate of Indiana University, worked 29 years at The Indianapolis Star, where he oversaw coverage of news in communities throughout central Indiana. As a reporter and later as an editor, he played a key role in the coverage of Indiana politics, elections and government. His awards include a first place from the Associated Press Managing Editors of Indiana for coverage of political patronage in Indiana’s license branches. His resume also includes six years with the nonpartisan Indiana Legislative Services Agency, where he oversaw editing and publishing services to the Indiana General Assembly. He and his wife, Madelyn, have two married sons and a grandson.

Ben Hizer, Director of Marketing

Ben Hizer is a software architect and entrepreneur based in Indianapolis. He attended Cathedral High School and DePauw University, where he majored in communications. His father, Cresswell Hizer, is a veteran of more than 30 years in the Indiana Statehouse and served as Agriculture Commissioner for Gov. Evan Bayh and Lt. Gov. Frank O’Bannon. He has been active in politics since 2011.

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

  • David Bangert
  • Bob Caylor
  • Megan Fernandez
  • Steve Hinnefeld
  • Kathleen Schuckel
  • Jon Schwantes
  • Greg Weaver
  • Janet Williams

INTERNS

  • Wiiliam G. Andrews, Columbia College
  • Mitchell Carter, Ball State University
  • Parker Hershberger, Dartmouth College
  • Hugh Pebworth, Indiana University
  • Ashley Pigatti, Calvin University
  • Matthew Pruitt, Boston University
  • Emily Schabes, DePauw University
  • Ethan Scroggins, Vanderbilt University