MEET NEWLY APPOINTED VANDERBURGH LEVEE AUTHORITY COMMISSIONER KATIE RIECKEN PARKER
Katie Parker is a long time resident of Evansville, having graduated from Harrison High School. She is the President of Inland Marina, Inc. and manages the boat slips and lease agreements for KC’s Marina, the Tiki Bar, the smoke shop and gas station.
As President of Inland Marina, Inc. Katie has started major renovations of the marina, replacing dockage and constructing a bathhouse, restrooms, and laundry for boaters.
Katie holds a 100-ton captains license from the US Coast Guard and formerly worked with another captain transferring boats offshore.
Katie’s knowledge of the river comes from years of experience working for her dad, Ron.
Katie is also secretary of Owensboro/Evansville US Propeller Club, an association of river industry owners regionally.
Katie is married to Evansville firefighter, Captain Ed Parker. They live in the downtown historic district where they have several rental properties.