MaryEllen Bishop, Chair

Partner, Cohen Garelick & Glazier, Ex Officio member

MaryEllen Bishop


MaryEllen Bishop is a lawyer with Cohen Garelick & Glazier in Indianapolis. She is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a fellow in the Indiana State Bar Foundation, a distinguished fellow in the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, and has played an active role in a variety of professional organizations, earning national citations for her work.

She has been a tireless volunteer on behalf of Indiana University, serving as chair of the IU Alumni Association in 2008, co-chair of the Planned Giving Committee for the IU School of Medicine, a member of the IU Athletics Committee, the Robert H. McKinney School of Law Board of Visitors, and the steering committee of the Colloquium for Women of IU. She is also a member of the board of the IU Foundation and the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council. She has served on the IU Board of Trustees since 2010 and currently chairs the Academic Affairs Committee.

She received a bachelor's degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Bloomington and a J.D. from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at IUPUI.