Indiana Natural Resources Commission

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is an autonomous board that addresses issues pertaining to the Department of Natural Resources. This twelve-member board includes seven citizens chosen on a bipartisan basis, three ex officio members from state agencies, the chair of the advisory council, and one representative of the Indiana Academy of Science. Commissioners are appointed by the Governor for 3 year terms.

As of mid-2021, 10 seats are occupied by men and at least one member is a consumptive user.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Funding Sources

†† Minor Other (no source ≥10%): Lake and River Enhancement Program (tax on boat registrations), Non-game Fund (mostly donations)

Source: Julia Geshke, Federal Aid Coordinator, Indiana DNR. 2021.