Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Announces 2010-11 Board of Directors The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB) is pleased to announce their 2010-11 Chairperson and Board of Directors. Judith Stanton, attorney with Stanton Law Office, will serve as the 2010-11 NWIWB chair.
Stanton was a staff attorney for Legal Services of Northwest Indiana from 1980 to 1995, concentrating on public benefits, family law, housing, and legislative advocacy, and a solo practitioner in Hobart with a general civil practice from 1995 to 2001. Since 2001 she has administered the pro bono access to justice program that recruits volunteer attorneys to assist low-income clients with urgent civil legal problems. Stanton is a family law mediator experienced Guardian ad Litem, and a member of the advisory committee for the Lake Superior Family Court Pro Se Clinic.
Stanton has served on numerous local, regional, and state nonprofit boards and is a recipient of the Indiana Welfare Watch Jean Thurman Justice & Equality Award and the Calumet Project “Community Hero” Award for her advocacy and community leadership on behalf of the disadvantaged.
Other NWIWB appointments to the board include officers: Vice Chair-Mike Horton, CEO of Michiana Resources, Secretary-Keith Kirkpatrick, president of KPM Group, and Treasurer-Gary Miller, CEO of Prompt Ambulance Service. Board members include: Michael Berta, Jr.-Portage Township Schools, Catherine Delgado, Kim Emshweiller-Vision Ag Inc., Tom Hargrove-USW Local 1010, Arlene Mitchell Pearson-Majestic Star Casino & Hotel, Bob Schaefer-Community Dynamics, Gerry Scheff-Emerson Power Transmission, and Rudy Sutton-R.V. Sutton Inc.