Governor names new public access counselor

Luke Britt
Luke Britt

Indiana’s newest public access counselor worked as a reporter early in his career.

Gov. Mike Pence’s appointed Luke Britt to the position. Britt’s first day was Aug. 26.

Britt previously served as an attorney and operations manager for the Indiana State Department of Health and as an attorney for the Department of Child Services.

Britt received his undergraduate degree in journalism from Franklin College and his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

He has also completed course work toward a Master’s of Business Administration degree at the University of Indianapolis.

As the public access counselor, Britt will provide advice, assistance and education concerning Indiana’s public access laws to members of the public and government entities. The office also publishes advisory opinions regarding Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act and Open Door law.