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Dean Vonderheide

Council Member
  • Physical Address
    402 W 33rd St
    Jasper, IN 47546
Primary Department: Common Council

Professional Profile

City of Jasper/Council at Large:  Took Office January 1, 2016.

Current Community Organizations and Boards:

  • Jasper Public Library Board since 2011, currently President
  • Dubois County Contractual Library Board since 2011
  • Trinity United Church of Christ Finance Committee
  • Trinity United Church of Christ Property Committee
  • Indiana University Alumni Association of SWIndiana Board
  • Indiana University I-Association Board, Past-Presidents

Professional Summary:

  • Started White River Hops, LLC, an agricultural based company, in April 2015
  • Retired April 1, 2015 after a 32 year career with Kimball International, Inc.  Over those years he held various production leadership roles within Kimball, continued to expand in areas of global procurement, continuous improvement & innovation, safety, environment, property management and human resources.  He was responsible for locations globally and finished the career with Kimball International, Inc. as Chief Human Resource Officer in 2014.
  • Worked 3 years for Styline and Ferdinand Furniture in leadership roles.
  • Was a high school social studies teacher and coach of 3 sports for 3 years (North Posey High School and Tell City High School)
  • Graduated from Jasper High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana University in 1976.  Competed in intercollegiate athletics and earned varsity letters in football while at Indiana University.


  • Dean lives with his spouse of 26 years, Ellen.  They have two girls, Meghan Premuda and Anna Vonderheide. Meghan is married to Josh Premuda and they have a daughter, Hazel
  • He has been a member of Trinity United Church of Christ since 1967.  Served three terms on the Church Council, one as Council President.  Also taught Sunday School and was Youth Leader.
  • Life Member of the Indiana University Alumni Association.  Has served on the Board of Directors and as President of the Indiana University "I-Association".  Past member of the Indiana University Athletic Director's Committee and the Indiana University Varsity Club Board of Directors.
  • Past member of the Vincennes University-Jasper Campus Community Advisory Committee.
  • Current member of the Jasper Rifle and Gun Club.