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The current director is [[Gina Sheets]]. Sheets was appointed in January 2013.<ref>[http://www.jconline.com/article/20130120/NEWS02/301200034/Gina-Sheets-excited-about-new-ag-job ''JC Online'' "Gina Sheets excited about new ag job" Accessed January 24, 2013]</ref>
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The current and outgoing director is [[Gina Sheets]]. Sheets was appointed in January 2013 and will leave office on January 7, 2014. Her successor, [[Ted McKinney]], will take over as director at that time. McKinney was tapped for the position by [[Governor of Indiana|Gov.]] [[Mike Pence]] on December 4, 2013.<ref>[http://www.in.gov/isda/files/Release_-_Governor_Pence_Appoints_Ted_McKinney_as_Director_of_the_Indiana_State_Department_of_Agriculture.pdf ''Indiana Office of the Lieutenant Governor, State House,'' "Press release: Governor Pence Appoints Ted McKinney as Director of the Indiana Department of Agriculture," December 4, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.jconline.com/article/20130120/NEWS02/301200034/Gina-Sheets-excited-about-new-ag-job ''JC Online'' "Gina Sheets excited about new ag job" Accessed January 24, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 13:01, 26 December 2013

Indiana Director of Agriculture
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $8,588,728
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Indiana Code, Title 15, Article 11, Chapter 2 and Chapter 3
Selection Method:  Appointed
Current Officeholder

Gina Sheets.jpg
Name:  Gina Sheets
Assumed office:  January 2013
Compensation:  $99,001
Other Indiana Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurer • Auditors: AuditorExaminerSuperintendent of Public InstructionAgriculture DirectorInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources DirectorLabor CommissionerUtility Regulatory Commission
The Indiana Director of Agriculture is an appointed state executive position in the Indiana state government.

Current Officeholder

The current and outgoing director is Gina Sheets. Sheets was appointed in January 2013 and will leave office on January 7, 2014. Her successor, Ted McKinney, will take over as director at that time. McKinney was tapped for the position by Gov. Mike Pence on December 4, 2013.[1][2]

Authority

Title 15, Article 11, Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of the Indiana Code addresses the office of director of agriculture:

The director is the chief executive and administrative officer of the department.[3]

The governor shall appoint the director of the department.[4]

Qualifications

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Appointments

The director of agriculture is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.[4]

Vacancies

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Duties

The director of agriculture is responsible for overseeing the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, which regulates agriculture in the state. The director also advocates for growth and development of Indiana agriculture.[3]

Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Agriculture's budget was $8,588,728 for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.[5]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Indiana Director of Agriculture was paid an estimated $99,001. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact Information

Indiana State Department of Agriculture
1 North Capitol, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317)232-8770
Fax: (317)232-1362

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