Commission Members

Cris Johnston
Michael McMains (Chairman) of Indianapolis, is a health and business lawyer and is a graduate of the Purdue University College of Pharmacy and the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.  Mike served on staff for then-U.S. Senator Dan Coats from 2010-2017, first as his state director and then as senior counsel.
Mr. McMains was appointed to the Commission in April 2018.
Marc Fine
Marc D. Fine of Evansville, Indiana is an Attorney with the firm of Jackson Kelly, PLLC. Mr. Fine is a 1981 graduate of the Indiana University School of Business with a B.S. in Finance, with distinction, and a 1984 graduate of the University of Illinois College Of Law. He is a member of the Board of Directors of German American Bank, based in Jasper, Indiana.
Mr. Fine was appointed to the Commission in October 2007.
Susan Williams
Susan Williams of Indianapolis, Indiana recently retired as President of Indiana Sports Corporation. During her tenure at the helm of ISC, Indianapolis was awarded Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments and Football Championship, the 2008 Olympic Diving Trials, 2012 Super Bowl, 2015 Men’s Final Four, 2016 Women’s Final Four. Prior to arriving at ISC, Williams served as Executive Director of the Indiana State Office Building Commission. She served 13 years on the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Council. Susan received her undergraduate degree from Franklin College and earned a master’s degree from Indiana University..
Ms. Williams was appointed to the Commission in January 2013.
Joseph Svetanoff
Joseph C. Svetanoff (Secretary) of Crown Point, Indiana is a senior attorney at the law firm of Kopka Pinkus Dolin, P.C.  Mr. Svetanoff is a 1994 graduate of Butler University with a B.S. in Marketing, and a 2002 graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law.  He currently serves as a criminal public defender with Lake County Superior Court, County Division, Room I.
Mr. Svetanoff was appointed to the Commission in February of 2014.
Mike Herndon
Mike Herndon of Shelbyville, Indiana recently retired as the Director of Insurance Fraud investigations in the Enforcement Division of the Indiana Department of Insurance. Mr. Herndon was elected to serve as Sheriff of Shelby County, Indiana, for two terms. Also, he served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 2001-2002. Mike attended Indiana University and Herron Art Institute from 1969 to 1972 and is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the FBI National Academy.
Mr. Herndon was appointed to the Commission in October 2014.
Rich McClain
Richard McClain of Logansport, Indiana is a former member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing District 24 from 1994-2012. Prior to working at the Statehouse, he was a Township Trustee and Logansport City Engineer. Mr. McClain has also worked in a variety of positions in the private sector, including being a successful self-employed inventor. Mr. McClain is a graduate of Purdue University.
Mr. McClain was appointed to the Commission in November 2015.
Jane Saxon
Jane Saxon, CPA of Noblesville, Indiana is a senior manager at Somerset CPAs and Advisors. She is a graduate of the IUPUI Kelley School of Business and holds a B.S. in Accounting. Ms. Saxon is active in her community and has served several not for profit organizations. Most recently, Ms. Saxon served as the treasurer for the Noblesville Boys and Girls Club Auxiliary, whose mission is to support the Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville both financially and through volunteer efforts.
Ms. Saxon was appointed to the Commission in September 2016.


The Indiana Gaming Commission is composed of seven individuals appointed by the Governor for staggered three-year terms. One member must be from a county contiguous to Lake Michigan and one must be from a county contiguous to the Ohio River. No more than four members may be affiliated with the same political party.

One member must be experienced in law enforcement, one must be a certified public accountant, and one must be an attorney. All must have a reasonable knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of gambling.