Staff & Board

Barker Civic Center Board

Up to seven members, appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor.

No salary is paid to appointees for sitting on this board.

Meetings: Call (219) 873-1520 for future meeting dates.


Mr. Thomas McCormick

Mr. Alex Ross

Ms. Sarane Ross

Ms. Maggi Spartz

Mr. Ed Merrion

Mr. Ed Buetner

Mr. John Leinweber



Sarah Berndt, Director

TJ Kalin, Assistant Director

Lillian Magers-Pershing, Heritage Interpreter 

Anthony Holt, Rental Liaison