Mark Heirbrandt was elected in 2013 to the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners. District 3 represents the Adams, Fall Creek, Jackson, Washington, Wayne, and White River Townships, along with the municipalities of Arcadia, Atlanta, Cicero, Sheridan, and Westfield.
Heirbrandt attended Ben Davis High School where he participated in track & field and football. He was fortunate to receive a Track & Field scholarship to attend the University of Indianapolis where he graduated with a double major in chemistry & biology. Mark even held UIndy’s pole vault school record for several years.
Over the past 23 years, Mark has worked in the water & energy-efficiency business and travels the state working with elected officials to improve the operations of their facilities with energy saving improvements. Mark also served on the City of Westfield Public Board of Works for six years where he was involved in the negotiation and sale of the water utility to Citizen’s Energy Group for $91 million dollars.
Heirbrandt has also utilized his energy experience to assist Hamilton County Building & Grounds implement energy savings improvements to multiple county-owned facilities including an award-winning solar project for the Hamilton County Jail Complex, LED lighting, building automation controls, a natural gas purchase plan, CNG vehicles, and HVAC improvements generating significant energy savings while obtaining over $150,000 in utility rebates.
Heirbrandt was also instrumental in negotiating with INDOT and the Governor’s Office to make improvements to State Road 37 - receiving $100 million dollars to improve traffic along the corridor as well as $150 million dollars in federal funds for other county road and drainage projects.
Heirbrandt has been a resident of Hamilton County for 31 years living in Noblesville, Carmel, and now Westfield. He and his wife Gina have three sons - Blake, Ethan, and Evan. He is a member of Saint Maria Goretti Parish in Westfield and involved in numerous charities like Janus Development, Hamilton County Youth Assistance Program, The Cherish Center, Humane Society of Hamilton County, Boys Scouts, Boys & Girls Club, and Meals on Wheels.