College president appointed to Indy Chamber board

A local education leader has been appointed to serve on the Indy Chamber Board of Directors.

Franklin College President Kerry Prather was appointed to the board. The role of the board is to manage the full scope of the Indy Chamber’s business including the organizational budget. The legislative agenda and all council and committee recommendations are reviewed and voted on by the full board, according to a Franklin College news release.

Indy Chamber serves as a voice of progress and improvement in the region, uniting business and community to maintain a strong economy and quality of life. The college has been a chamber member since 2014, according to the news release.

“I am excited to engage more intensely in the work of the Indy Chamber and am proud to join its Board of Directors,” Prather said in the news release. “The chamber’s work throughout the region is important and impactful, as is the involvement of Franklin College. We have enjoyed the opportunities afforded by our membership and look forward to continuing this mutually beneficial relationship.”