INDIANAPOLIS (December 12, 2018) – Today, Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell presented former Indiana Treasurer Marjorie H. O’Laughlin with the Sentinel of the Vault award. This presentation occurred during a scheduled Indiana Bond Bank board meeting of which former Treasurer O’Laughlin is a member.
“Marge embodies everything about being a Sentinel of the Vault” said Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell. “Even after her time as Treasurer of State, Marge has continued to contribute to the financial health of Indiana through her role on the Indiana Bond Bank’s board.”
The Sentinel of the Vault Award was established by the 55th Indiana Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell in 2018. This award recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the financial health of the State through interaction with the Indiana Treasurer of State’s office. Sentinels of the Vault are chosen by the Treasurer and have demonstrated excellence as fiduciaries to the public funds of Indiana and dedication to serving all Hoosiers. Marjorie O’Laughlin graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Business Administration. She served as the Indianapolis City Clerk from 1968-1972. In 1978 Marge was elected clerk of the Indiana Supreme Court as well as the Court of Appeals. Marge continued her career of public service by running for Treasurer of State in 1986. She served in that role from 1987 to 1995 as the second female state treasurer in the state’s history. Currently, there are three Treasurer of State employees that worked in the O’Laughlin administration. After serving as Treasurer of State, Marge became the treasurer for the Marion County Health and Hospital Corporation.