The board of directors of the West Central Indiana Economic Development District has named Ron Hinsenkamp, former chief transportation planner of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, as the organization’s new executive director. Hinsenkamp takes over the executive director’s post from interim director Gloria Wetnight, who stepped into the position after former director Merv Nolot retired at the end of last year. Nolot served as the organization’s director for 36 years. West Central is a not-for-profit agency that coordinates several federal and state-funded programs in Vigo, Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Clay and Sullivan counties.
The programs include Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, Economic and Community Development and the Metro Planning Organization.