River Ridge Development Authority Board of Directors
The River Ridge Development Authority
is governed by a Board of Directors. The members of the Board of Directors are appointed by five participating jurisdictions. The roles and responsibilities of these participating jurisdictions were defined by an Interlocal Agreement adopted in 1999, amended in 2000 and affirmed by the Indiana Attorney General.
- Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month except for January and February where the third Monday falls on a holiday.
- The meetings for January and February will be held on the third Tuesday instead of the third Monday.
- All meeting times will be held at 4:00 p.m.
The jurisdictions and their appointees are as follows
J. MARK ROBINSON, PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD
Appointed by the Clark County Commissioners
J. Mark Robinson is the managing attorney of the New Albany office of Indiana Legal Services, Inc. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 1969, law degree from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1973, and a Master of Divinity from the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1974. He was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1973, the State of Indiana in 1974, and the United States district Courts for the Southern District of Indiana and the Western District of Kentucky.
Mr. Robinson has served as in-house counsel to Chemetron Corporation, a staff attorney for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and has spent the past 24 years with Indiana Legal Services. His professional memberships include the Clark and Floyd County Bar Associations; the Indiana State, Kentucky, and American Bar Associations; and the Sherman Minton American Inn of Court. He is the past president of the Clark County Bar Association, past president of the Clark County Board of Public Defenders, and has served Clark County in the Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates for the past six years. He is also a Master Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation.
As a Presbyterian minister, Mr. Robinson has served small rural parishes in southeastern Indiana throughout the past 27 years. In addition to being a member of the Indiana Pro Bono Commission, he was appointed to a five-year term as a member of the Disciplinary Commission on April 11, 2001.
NORMAN E. "NED" PFAU, JR., VICE PRESIDENT
Appointed by the City of Jeffersonville
Since 1965, Norman E. (Ned) Pfau, Jr. has been President and CEO of Geo. Pfau’s Sons Co. Geo. Pfau is an international manufacturer of specialty fats and oils. Mr. Pfau is a native Hoosier and a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, earning a B.S. in Finance. Mr. Pfau’s current directorships include Indiana Manufacturers Association (past Chairman); Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Association; Indiana University Foundation; Indiana University Varsity Club (past President); Paul Ogle Foundation. Past directorships include 27 years Bank One Kentucky; 8 years Your Community Bank; 20 years Indiana Port Commission; Indiana State Chamber of Commerce; Ivy Tech Community College (former Trustee); Clark County Metro United Way (past Chairman and President); Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-Louisville Branch (past Chairman); Bridgepointe Goodwill & Easter Seals, Inc. (past President); inducted into Kentuckiana Business Hall of Fame 2012.
Philip W. "Phil" McCauley, Board Member
Appointed by the Indiana Port Commission
Philip W. (Phil) McCauley is a retired certified public accountant having started in public accounting in 1965 with the Kentucky based firm of Yeager, Ford and Warren who later merged with the international accounting firm of Coopers and Lybrand. Phil then spent 24 years as managing partner of McCauley, Nicolas and Company, a regional accounting firm with offices in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College with a B.S. in accounting and is an honorary lifetime member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. After retiring from public accounting, Phil served as Deputy Mayor, Redevelopment Director and City Councilman for the city of Jeffersonville, IN. For the last 15 years Phil has assisted clients as a financial advisor specializing in purchases, sales and valuations of businesses and financing expansions and special projects. He has been married to Sandy Wolf McCauley for 50 years and they have four children and 9 grandchildren who are the light of their lives. Phil presently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee and Chairs the finance committee of Home of the Innocents, a Louisville based organization that served over 8,000 neglected and abused children last year. He also serves on the Board of Commissioners of the Ports of Indiana having been appointed by Governor Daniels and reappointed by Governor Pence. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Perrin Family Park Foundation and the Clark and Floyd Counties advisory board for River Valley Bank. He has served on the Boards of St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, Providence Junior Senior High School, Indianapolis Archdiocesan Catholic Community Foundation, the New Albany Deanery, Sacred Heart Church and Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. He has been a member of and participated in various professional organizations and committees. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year for Clark County and other civic awards.
PATRICK J. GLOTZBACH, BOARD MEMBER
Appointed by the City of Charlestown
KIM MATTHEWS, SECRETARY/TREASURER
Appointed by the Town of Utica, Indiana
Mr. Matthews graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in accounting in 1978. He is a Retired Certified Public Accountant in both the states of Kentucky and Indiana. Mr. Matthews started his career with the accounting firm of Ernst & Ernst working in both the audit and tax areas.
In 1980, Mr. Matthews joined BATUS (the former parent of Brown & Williamson Tobacco, Saks Fifth Avenue, Marshall Fields, and Farmers Insurance Group) where he was the Manager of Federal and International Taxation. During this time period extensive work was done on acquisitions and dispositions of various large businesses.
In 1990, Mr. Matthews became the Group Operations Controller/Director of Taxes for the Scott Fetzer Group, a large subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Here, he was responsible for the financial interface with several operating companies along with overall responsibility for the Company's tax department.
Mr. Matthews rejoined Brown & Williamson in the mid 1990's and held various operational functions including Deputy Head of Audit in London, England for British American Tobacco, Brown & Williamson's parent company. Mr. Matthews is now retired. He is married with two teenage children.