The IEERB Chairman is appointed by the Governor of Indiana. Recently, Governor Mike Pence reappointed Patrick W. Mapes as IEERB’s Chairman.
Pat has served Indiana public school children for over twenty-five years as a teacher, building level administrator, central office administrator, and state level administrator. He served on the IHSAA Board of Directors and Executive Committee and was President and Chairman of each entity. Pat served as Director of Licensing and Assistant Superintendent of Operations for the Indiana Department of Education. In those roles he established new licensing rules and brought many efficiencies and savings to the department. Pat obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ed.S. from Ball State University.