Mayor & Administration

Town Administration includes Mayor Emily Styron; Deputy Mayor Julie Johns-Cole; Human Resources Manager Jo Kiel; Public Information Officer Jo Kiel; Executive  Assistant to the Mayor Carol Johnson; and Information Technology.

About Mayor Emily Styron


Emily Styron became the second Mayor of Zionsville on January 1, 2020. With a background in public policy, finance and technology, Styron excels in launching initiatives and leading effective teams. She has led programs in state and local government; life science and technology companies; social service agencies; start-up/entrepreneurial organizations; and higher education. Three roles emerge throughout her career: ethical leadership, innovative problem solver, expert organizational management.

Styron has lived in Zionsville for 20 years and served in a variety of local community service roles including the Boone County Redevelopment Commission, the Zionsville Parks Board, the YWCA Board of Directors and as a Girl Scout Leader for nearly 13 years. She received her Master’s in Public Administration from IU.

About the Zionsville Town Administration


  • The Town of Zionsville operates under a Town Council-Mayor form of government.
  • The Mayor is elected and manages the daily affairs and operations of the Town.
  • The Mayor ensures that Town services are performed in accordance with policies and with the capability of the Town’s resources.
  • The Mayor serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town and oversees the departments and staff that coordinate various services for its residents and businesses.
  • The Mayor is the individual who directs the day to day operations of the Town.
In the Mayor’s Office, and throughout all of our departments, we strive to deliver the best possible service to our community. We are dedicated to our organization’s values of responsiveness, integrity, innovation and partnership.
  1. Photo of Mayor Emily Styron

    Emily Styron

    Mayor
    Phone: (317) 873-1588

  2. Photo of Deputy Mayor Julie Johns-Cole

    Julie Johns-Cole

    Deputy Mayor
    Phone: (317) 873-1589

  3. Vela

    Amanda Vela

    Public Information Officer
    Phone: 317-873-1585

  4. Jo Kiel

    Human Resources Manager

  5. Carol Johnson

    Executive Assistant to the Mayor

  6. Administration

    Physical Address
    1100 W Oak Street
    Zionsville, IN 46077

    Phone: 317-873-5410
    Fax: 317-873-8021