Gov Pence Holds First Cabinet Meeting

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence today held his first meeting with members of his Cabinet. Twenty-one agency heads who gathered today included the new Superintendent of the Indiana State Police Doug Carter, Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline, Department of Workforce Development Commissioner Scott Sanders, and Indiana National Guard Adjutant General Martin Umbarger. Today marks the governor's second full day in office. On Monday, he signed 15 executive orders immediately after inauguration, and submitted his proposed budget yesterday.
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INDIANAPOLIS - Governor Mike Pence today held his first meeting with members of his Cabinet. The meeting included 21 agency heads whom he has appointed to his administration over the last month.
"Today's meeting was our first chance to bring all of this talent to the same table and talk about what we're going to do for the people of Indiana," said Governor Pence. "These leaders will make our roadmap a reality, and their collaboration and teamwork will improve the quality of life for all Hoosiers."
The Pence administration is focused on bringing new jobs and attracting new business, developing world-class schools, protecting taxpayers and supporting Hoosier families.
Today marks the Governor's second full day in office. He has hit the ground running, signing 15 executive orders  immediately after inauguration and submitting his proposed budget yesterday.
Agency heads in attendance included:
Alley, MichaelCommissionerDepartment of Revenue
Atkins, ChrisDirector Management and Budget
Baltzell, PaulChief Information OfficerOffice of Technology
Brown, James (Jim)DirectorDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Cardwell, JeffExecutive DirectorFaith Based and Community Initiative
Carter, DougSuperintendentIndiana State Police
Carter, RobDirectorDept. of Natural Resources
Cline, MichaelCommissionerDept of Transportation
Doden, EricChief Executive OfficerEconomic Development Corporation
Easterly, ThomasCommissionerDept of Environmental Energy
Gargano, MichaelChief Executive OfficerFamily and Social Services Administration
Hill, JohnExecutive DirectorDepartment of Homeland Security
Keefer, SeanCommissionerDepartment of Labor
Lemmon, BruceCommissionerDept. of Correction
Ryan, JohnDirectorDept of Child Services
Samuel, AnitaDirectorDirector of State Personnel
Sanders, ScottCommissionerDept. of Workforce Development
Smith, VictorSecretaryCommerce
Umbarger, MartinAdjutant GeneralIndiana National Guard
VanNess, BillState Health CommissionerDepartment of Health
Waddell, ScottCommissionerBureau of Motor Vehicles
Wynkoop, RobertCommissionerDepartment of Administration


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