News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Mayor Henry appoints Tim Pape to Capital Improvement Board
(September 15, 2014) – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that he has appointed Tim Pape to serve on the Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board (CIB). Pape replaces Gil Haynie who passed away last month.
Pape serves as managing partner for Carson Boxberger in Fort Wayne and specializes in corporate and governmental affairs. He is a community leader and advocate with a passion for making Fort Wayne a leader in economic development and downtown revitalization.
“Tim will be a tremendous asset as a member of the CIB,” said Mayor Henry. “I appreciate his commitment and willingness to serve and make a positive difference. By working together, we’re experiencing unprecedented momentum in our community. Tim’s leadership skills make him an ideal selection for this important position.”
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University and is a graduate of Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law – Juris Doctor. In addition, he served on Fort Wayne City Council from 2000-2011.
In addition to directing the disbursement of the Allen County Supplemental Food & Beverage Tax, the CIB oversees the operations of the Grand Wayne Convention Center. The CIB’s directors are appointed by the Mayor of Fort Wayne (three) and the Allen County Commissioners (three), and together they select a seventh director to preside over the board.