Andrew Kyres

Andrew Kyres 2022

Andrew Kyres, District 3 Council Member

Phone: 219-663-8144
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Andrew serves the 3rd District in Crown Point. He has served as a councilperson since 2000. The 3rd District is in Ross Township and roughly bounded by 93rd Avenue on the north, Center Ross Road (101st Avenue) on the south, Broadway on the east and the western border of the city on the west.

He currently serves on the Budget, Human Resource/Personnel, Park Impact Fee Advisory and Risk Management committees. He previously served as city council president for two years. 

Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in management and administration from Indiana University Northwest and a master's degree in finance from Loyola University Chicago.

He recently retired after 21 years of service as a vice president of business development at First Financial Bank in Crown Point. Previously, he co-owned and operated the Odyssey Restaurant in Merrillville, Indiana, for 20 years.

Andrew currently serves on the Crown Point Board of Works and the Redevelopment Commission. He is the past president/board member of the NW Indiana Shared Ethics Commission Joint Board of Delegates. Andrew holds Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation from the Association of Indiana Municipalities (AIM). 

He represents the city as a commissioner on the Northern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) and serves as chairperson of the ped, pedal and paddle committee.  He also is the city’s liaison to the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Currently, Andrew serves as president of the Lake County Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech State College and is a member of the Northern IN Community Action (NICA) Board of Directors. He also serves as a parliamentarian for the South Shore Convention and Visitor's Authority, where he previously served as president of the board and board member. He also is a member of the Crown Point Rotary, Lake County Advancement Committee, Order of AHEPA and SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Merrillville. 

Andrew is a certified yoga instructor and enjoys biking, tennis and travel.

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