The Jefferson County Commissioners created the Cemetery Commission Board pursurant to I.C. 23-14-26-1. The Board was established to restore and maintain cemeteries that are without funds, or sources of funds, for reasonable maintenance, have suffered neglect and deterioration and may be the burial ground for Indiana pioneer leaders, as well as for veterans of every American war.
The Cemetery Commission members are appointed to staggering terms. Currently, the Commission consists of a 5 member board. The current members are: