Board of Trustees

Edwin J. Goss (Ed)

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Kay
  • Children: Judy Nelson, Steven


  • University of Buffalo and Fordham University

Past Professional Activities

  • American States Insurance Companies, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
  • Served as Director or Trustee
    • American States Financial Corp.
    • Lincoln National Corp.
    • Insurance Services Office
    • American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters
    • Insurance Institute of America
    • International Insurance Society
    • IPALCO Enterprises Inc. and Indianapolis Power & Light Co.
    • National City Bank, Indiana

Current Professional/Civic Activities

  • Butler University, Board of Trustees, Emeritus

Past Civic Activities

  • Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, Director
  • Commission for Downtown, Director
  • Corporate Community Council
  • Near North Development Corp., Director
  • Chairman for creation of the North Meridian Corridor Redevelopment Plan and Chairman of the follow-up North Meridian Corridor Committee
  • Played an active role in the development of the original Indianapolis Regional Center
    • Plan (1980-00) and its update "Future Space 2010" (1990-10)
  • Co-chairman of "Partners 2000"

Professional Organization Memberships

  • The Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters


  • Reading, travel, theatre, art, and genealogy


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