Executive Committee

Board Members

  • William Rodney Allen, Ph.D., Editor, Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut, Author, Understanding Kurt Vonnegut
  • Fred Biesecker, Partner, Ice Miller
  • Donald Farber, Attorney, Kurt Vonnegut’s Literary Executor
  • Kenan Farrell, KLF Legal
  • Gilbert Holmes, Retired Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana
  • Mark Lakshmanan, Physician, Eli Lilly and Co.
  • Marc Leeds, Ph.D., President of the Kurt Vonnegut Society, editor of The Vonnegut Encyclopedia
  • Kelli Norwalk, Fine Arts Society
  • Kelly Pfledderer, Founder and CEO, Apparatus
  • Joyce Sommers, Retired Executive Director, Indianapolis Arts Center
  • Mark Vonnegut, M.D.
  • Jane Wehrle, Community Advocate, Writer, Artist, Educator, (Baltimore and Garrett County, Md.)
  • John F. (Jack) Wickes Jr., Director, Lewis & Kappes Attorneys
  • Daniel Griffith, Director, Office for Intergroup Dialogue and Civil Community, IUPUI



  • Bill Briscoe
  • Cathy Buckman, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Indiana University – South Bend
  • Terry Burns, Communications Consultant
  • John Cimasko
  • Corey Michael Dalton, Associate Editor of The Saturday Evening Post
  • Debra Des Vignes, HVAF of Indiana, Inc.
  • Mary Jane Failey
  • David Hoppe, NUVO
  • Brandon Judkins, Indiana Humanities
  • Len Mozzi, Dramatic Difference
  • Rai Peterson, Associate Professor of English -BSU
  • Daniel Sease, Vice President, National Bank of Indianapolis
  • Kevin M. Toner, Partner, Baker & Daniels, LLP
  • Magnus Toren, Director, Henry Miller Library