Officers

Staff Officers

OfficersBio
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Scott Weyler
Years with HBS: 28
Scott Weyler served as a counselor for 18 years before moving up to Assistant Dean, then Associate Director and now Director. In addition to being the Director, Scott is the 2nd district enrollment chairman. Scott is also an honorary life member of the American Legion Post 253 in North Webster where he served as a former post commander.
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Chuck Mason
Years with HBS: 23*
Chuck retired from US Steel with just short of 45 years of service. He is also active at South Haven Post 502 as the Adjutant. Additionally, he is active in the South Haven Lions Club.
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Jerry Wagenblast
Years with HBS: 52
Jerry Wagenblast is an Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Valparaiso University. In his words, "It has been my privilege to serve Hoosier Boys State in a number of capacities since 1965."
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Bob Riley
Years with HBS: 46
Bob is a retired math teacher for MSD of Washington Township (Indianapolis) who worked from 1972-2012. He is now the Adjunct Math Instructor at Ivy Tech Community College - 1998-present.
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Steve Bowman
Years with HBS: 42*
Steve Bowman is a retired Educator, Veteran US Navy 68-72 - Radioman 2nd. He is a former HBS Director. Even though he had to step down as Director due to health concerns, his passion for the HBS program motivates him to be active wherever he is needed. Currently, he is serving as the 7th district chairman. Steve is the husband to Merry Kaye, a father of 3 and a grandfather of 6.
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Gary Twomey
Years with HBS: 38*
Gary Twomey is a Vietnam Veteran, serving in the US Navy from 1969 to 1973. Retired as an educator, Twomey's passion for honing leadership skills in our youth continues through the Hoosier Boys State program. He has been a committed staff member since 1978.
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Gary Steinhardt
Years with HBS: 11
Dr. Steinhardt is a professor of Agronomy at Purdue University. Specialty is soil science. Served in the active Army and Reserve for 30 years including a year in Vietnam and commanded a unit mobilized but not deployed for Desert Shield/Storm. Past Department Northern Vice Commander.
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Brandon Krause
Years with HBS: 15*
Brandon attended HBS in 2001 and returned as a counselor in 2004. His background includes radio broadcasting and marketing. Currently, he is studying to attend graduate school for his MBA. He was originally from Hammond, IN and now resides in Addison, IL.
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Office Manager
Andy Weyler
Years with HBS: 17
Andy has been on the HBS staff for 17 years as counselor and part of the office staff. He graduated from Wabash College in 2014 and is currently teaching at Ben Davis High School. He is a 27-year SAL member and attended HBS as a delegate in 2008.
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Office Manager
Karen Depue
Years with HBS: 2*
Karen is proud veteran of the US Marine Corps. Karen has provided back ground administrative support to the Boys State program for several years. She is dedicated to keep the office running smoothly during HBS week at Trine.

Board of Directors

PositionName
ChairmanMartin Dzieglowicz
Director Scott Weyler
Associate DirectorChuck Mason
Finance OfficerAnthony Riley
SecretaryWilliam Henry

Executive Section

 
YearsName
3 YearChuck Mason
3 YearJack Cook
3 YearRobert Oeth
2 YearsSteve Bowman
2 YearsScott Weyler
2 YearsThomas Frederick
1 YearsMark Gullion
1 YearsRobert Bach
1 YearsRichard Holmes