The Treasurer of the State of Indiana
is an elected state executive position in the Indiana
The current treasurer of Indiana is Richard Mourdock. He was first elected in 2006 and won re-election in 2010.
Article 6, Section 1 of the Indiana Constitution addresses the office of state treasurer:
There shall be elected, by the voters of the state, a Secretary, an Auditor and a Treasurer of State, who shall, severally, hold their offices for four years. They shall perform such duties as may be enjoined by law; and no person shall be eligible to either of said offices, more than eight years in any period of twelve years.
The treasurer is elected every four years during midterm elections (2010, 2014, 2018, etc.). The treasurer takes office on January 1 following the election.
The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds and acting as the state's bank. The main duty of the office is collecting money owed to the state and investing it as needed. The office also distributes money to local governments as needed and offers student loan programs.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the Indiana Treasurer was paid an estimated $72,974. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.
Indiana State Treasurer's Office
242 State House
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204