Staff Directory


Don Amber

Vice Chairman of Commissioners
Don Amber
  • Primary Contact Address
    3977 NW Carlin Ct
    Churubusco, IN 46723
Primary Department: County Commissioners
Other Departments: Commissioner Meetings, Role of the Commissioners

Professional Profile

A resident of Churubusco, Don Amber graduated from Churubusco High School in 1963.  He served in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1963-1971.  He has been married to Patty (Zolman) since 1965.  They have one son Robert (Marna), one daughter Amy Motter (Sean), six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Upon graduation from high school, Don began working for his father at Bob Amber Chevrolet, and became the owner in 1970.  Wanting to become a Paramedic, in 1981, he sold the dealership and entered the employment of Whitley County EMS where he served for 29 1/2 years.  He served as Director of EMS from 1984 until 2000.  His hobbies include buying, selling, and restoring vintage John Deere snowmobiles.  A little known fact about Don is that he enjoyed cross country snowmobile racing in the Winnipeg (Manitoba)to St. Paul (Minnesota) International 500 in 1973, 1974, and 1975.
Don currently serves on the following Boards:
      Emergency Management
      Board of Finance
      Building Maintenance/Security
      Fee Committee
      Region 3A Board of Directors
      Solid Waste Board
      EDC Roundtable

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