Indiana Landmarks Announces New Directors and Officers

Six new directors join preservation group’s board of trustees

Indiana Landmarks members recently elected six new directors and announced the team of officers. The newly elected directors will serve three-year terms expiring in September 2021:

Ellen Swisher Crabb, Indianapolis, is vice chairman of United Animal Health, an international company headquartered in Sheridan. She lives in a historic home and her firm has purchased and maintained Sheridan’s bank, library and grocery store.

Olon F. Dotson, Muncie, is associate professor of architecture in Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning. He has designed, master planned and/or managed many inner-city revitalization initiatives in Indiana.

Peter J. Sacopulos, Terre Haute is an attorney in the family firm, Sacopulos Law, where he specializes in equine law. He lives in a historic home and, with partners, he redeveloped a historic building in downtown Terre Haute.

Robert L. Santa, Bloomington, is vice president, finance, of Cook Group Incorporated where he has been involved since 1991 on the Cooks’ many restoration projects. He is CFO of the French Lick Resort, which includes two landmark hotels.

John D. Zeglis, Culver, is the retired chairman and CEO of AT&T Wireless Services. A founder of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, he sold the NBA D-League Team to the Indiana Pacers in 2015.

Beau F. Zoeller, Indianapolis and Clark County, is a public finance attorney in the Indianapolis and Louisville offices of Frost Brown Todd who has been involved on several projects that rehabilitated historic structures. His grandmother Judy O’Bannon, a former Indiana Landmarks director, inspired his interest in historic preservation.

Two board members were re-elected to second terms, which also will end in September 2021: Edward Clere of New Albany and George Rogge of Gary.

The board elected a new slate of officers for the coming year: Randall Shepard, Indianapolis, honorary chairman; James Fadely, Indianapolis, past chairman; Parker Beauchamp, Wabash, chairman; Sara Edgerton, Indianapolis, vice chairman; Brett McKamey, Indianapolis, treasurer; Doris Anne Sadler, Indianapolis, secretary and assistant treasurer; Thomas Engle, assistant secretary; Marsh Davis, president; and Judy O’Bannon, secretary emerita.

Five retiring board members join Indiana Landmarks’ Brain Trust, a group of former directors who continue to advise the organization: Carl Cook of Bloomington, past chairman; Elaine Bedel, Indianapolis; Julie Donnell, Fort Wayne; Matthew Stegall, Richmond; and Brad Toothaker, South Bend. Tim Shelly of Elkhart, former chairman of the board, leads the Brain Trust.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Tina Connor, Executive Vice President, 317-639-4534,

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Indiana Landmarks revitalizes communities, reconnects us to our heritage, and saves meaningful places. With nine offices located throughout the state, Indiana Landmarks helps people rescue endangered landmarks and restore historic neighborhoods and downtowns. People who join Indiana Landmarks receive its bimonthly magazine, Indiana Preservation. For more information on the not-for-profit organization, call 317-639-4534, 800-450-4534, or visit

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