Randy Haymaker of Plainfield is the retired Director of Public Affairs at Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative where he worked in economic development and public policy for 25 years serving on the NRECA legislative committee representing Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia. Before joining Hoosier, he was Deputy Director of Financial Services at the Indiana Dept. of Commerce and founded the Mooresville Development Commission. From 1971- 1989 he was Editor and Co-Publisher of The Times, Mooresville.
A long-time volunteer for his alma mater, Purdue University, Haymaker serves on the state committee of the Council on Agriculture, Research and Teaching. He is a Sagamore of the Wabash and received the Excellence in Leadership Award from the Indiana Economic Development Association where he is a Past President. He is on the Advisory Committee for Hoosiers for Renewables. Haymaker is a lifelong part-time farmer having raised cattle, swine and grains. He is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute of the University of Oklahoma. He and his wife, Joan, a retired kindergarten teacher, are active volunteers in their community