Shelby County Prosecutor elected as IPAC Chair

INDIANA – Shelby County Prosecutor James ‘Brad’ Landwerlen is the new Chair of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council Board of Directors after an election last week.

New Chair Brad Landwerlen (far right) and IPAC Executive Director Chris Naylor (far left) congratulate Anthony Quinn as his term as IPAC Chair concludes.

Landwerlen, prosecutor in Shelby County since 2016, was elected during a members meeting during IPAC’s annual Summer Conference. He takes over for outgoing Chair Anthony Quinn, the Dubois County Prosecutor, and will serve a one-year term. Landwerlen has been a Board member for several years and served as Vice-Chair while Quinn was Chair.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to lead and advocate for prosecutors across the state,” Landwerlen said. “This coming year will be filled with many challenges and opportunities and I am confident prosecutors will be up to the task.”

Scott County Prosecutor Chris Owens will serve as Vice-Chair and Elkhart County Prosecutor Vicki Becker was chosen as Secretary.

IPAC Membership also approved a new slate of Board members, which is as follows:

  • Vicki Becker, Elkhart County
  • Andrew Bryson, Union County
  • Daniel Hampton, Kosciusko County
  • Brad Landwerlen, Shelby County
  • Jeremy Mull, Clark County
  • Erika Oliphant, Monroe County
  • Chris Owens, Scott County
  • Anthony Quinn, Dubois County
  • Wesley Schemenaur, Jay County
  • Steven Sonnega, Morgan County