Posted: Fri, 09/30/2011 - 10:22am Updated: Mon, 03/09/2020 - 12:40pm

Indiana State School Bus Committee Meeting Agenda

Composition and Members

The State School Bus Committee is composed of voting members and non-voting (advisory) members representing various organizations. The current members and the organizations they represent are:

Indiana State School Bus Committee
Voting Members
Mr. Michael Mentzel, Chairperson
Director of Transportation
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
951 Walnut Street
Evansville, IN 47713
(812) 435-8263
Mr. Ron Chew
Indiana Association of School Bus Drivers
7061 E. Co. Rd. 600 S.
Straughn, IN 47387
(765) 332-2338
rlchew@nltc.net
Mr. Dwayne Vandiver
School Transportation Association of Indiana
Noblesville Community School Corporation
1775 Field Drive
Noblesville, IN 46060
(317) 773-7203
dwayne_vandiver@mail.nobl.k12.in.us
Dr. Joseph O’Neil, M.D., MPH, FAAP
Governor's Council for Impaired and Dangerous Driving
Indiana University Department of Pediatrics
James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children
702 Barnhill Drive, Room 1601
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5210
(317) 274-4846
joeoneil@iupui.edu
Mr. Carl Brown
Indiana School for the Visually Impaired
Indiana School for the Deaf
1200 E. 42nd. Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 550-4852
crbrown@isd.k12.in.us
Mr. Randall Boone
Indiana Dept. of Revenue
Motor Carrier Services Exec. Dir.
7811 Milhouse Road, Ste. M
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 615-7212
rboone5@dor.IN.gov
Mr. Terry Butler
Indiana State School Boards Association
Director of Transportation
School City of Hammond
5727 Sohl Ave.
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 933-2438 x2310
tbutler@hammond.k12.in.us
Ms. Melissa Lechner
Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Program Director
Policy and Programs
100 N Senate Ave, Rm N481
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(888) 692-6841 
mlechner@bmv.in.gov
Dr. James W. Hanna
Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents
Rossville Consolidated School District
1 Robert Egly Drive
Rossville, IN 46065
(765) 379-2990
jhanna@rcsd.k12.in.us
 
Non-Voting Members
Sergeant Chris Kath
School Bus Safety Coordinator
Indiana State Police
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division
7811 Milhouse Rd., Suite S
Indianapolis, IN 46241-9950
(317) 615-7412
(317) 237-2114 fax  
ckath@isp.in.gov
Mrs. Julia Goon
Indiana Township Association
Prairie Township Trustee
4496 N 600 W
Warsaw, IN 46582
juliaagoon@gmail.com
Mr. Todd Edwards
Indiana Transportation Association
4045 Park 65 Drive
Indianapolis, Indiana 46254
Voice: (317) 244-8599
Fax: (317) 244-8611
todd@millertransportation.com
Mr. Loren Evans
Indiana Association of School Business Officials
Director of Business and Technology
MSD Mount Vernon Schools
1000 W 4th St
Mount Vernon, IN 47620-1696
(812) 838-4471
evansle@mvschool.org
Mr. Kelly Moore
Indiana Association of School Bus Distributors
Kerlin Bus Sales and Leasing
9294 South SR 15, P.O. Box 157
Silver Lake, IN 46982
(260) 352-2722
kelly.moore@kerlinbus.com
 

What We Do

  • Chapter 3. State School Bus Committee

    • Powers; Standards; Construction; Equipment; Inspection;
      Certificate of Inspection Decals
      • 20-27-3-4
    • School Bus Committee Composition; Meetings
      • 20-27-3-1
      • 20-27-3-2
      • 20-27-3-3
  • Chapter 7. School Bus Inspection and Registration
    • 20-27-7-1 Annual inspection of buses
    • 20-27-7-2 Inspection time
    • 20-27-7-3 Certificate of inspection
    • 20-27-7-4 Certificate of inspection display
    • 20-27-7-5 Certificate of inspection upon transfer of ownership
    • 20-27-7-6 Inspection of buses older than 12 years
    • 20-27-7-7 Certificate of inspection after damage by accident
    • 20-27-7-8 Inspection requirements
    • 20-27-7-9 Bus maintenance
    • 20-27-7-10 Temporary certificate of inspection due to material defect
    • 20-27-7-11 Temporary certificate of inspection; repair
    • 20-27-7-12 Certificate of inspection after repair
    • 20-27-7-13 Out-of-service order and certificate; issuance
    • 20-27-7-14 Display of out-of-service certificate
    • 20-27-7-15 Out-of-service order; appeal