Anthony Quinn Elected as IPAC Board Chairman

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 22, 2020)  – Anthony Quinn, the current Dubois County Prosecutor, was recently elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council. Quinn, along with a new slate of officers and board members, was approved as Chair during a recent membership meeting.

Quinn, who has served as the Dubois County Prosecutor since 2015, has been presiding over IPAC Board meetings as Vice-Chair since Lisa Swaim stepped down in January after being appointed judge in Cass County.  Quinn will serve as Chair until June of 2021.

Quinn is joined by fellow officers James “Brad” Landwerlen, the Shelby County Prosecutor, who will serve as Vice-Chair and Scott County Prosecutor Chris Owens who was elected as Secretary.

“I am excited about this opportunity to serve all of Indiana’s prosecutors at the state level,” Quinn said. “This year has presented some incredible challenges in nearly every facet of life for our prosecutors around Indiana and I’m proud of the way IPAC and the Board of Directors has been there to guide everyone through this process. I look forward to continuing this work in the coming months.”

IPAC membership also approved a new slate of IPAC Board members during the meeting. The Board consists of five Republican prosecutors and five Democrat prosecutors, who serve in two-year terms. The following prosecutors were selected to serve on the IPAC Board.

  • Vicki Becker, Elkhart County
  • Andrew Bryson, Union County
  • Daniel Hampton, Kosciusko County
  • Brad Landwerlen, Shelby County
  • Jeremy Mull, Clark County
  • Erika Oliphant, Monroe County
  • Chris Owens, Scott County
  • Anthony Quinn, Dubois County
  • Wesley Schemenaur, Jay County
  • Steven Sonnega, Morgan County

 

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About the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council: The IPAC is a non-partisan, independent state judicial branch agency that supports Indiana’s 91 prosecuting attorneys and their chief deputies. It is governed by a 10-member board of directors of elected prosecuting attorneys. The IPAC assists prosecuting attorneys in the preparation of manuals, legal research and training seminars. It serves as a liaison to local, state, and federal agencies, study commissions, and community groups in an effort to support law enforcement and promote the fair administration of justice.

 

Media contact: Zach Osowski, Public Information Officer, 317-473-3020, zosowski@ipac.in.gov

*Attached photo caption* Newly elected Chairman Anthony Quinn (right) and IPAC Executive Director Chris Naylor (left) present former Board Chair Lisa Swaim with a plaque during IPAC’s 2019 Winter Conference.

Swaim Quinn

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