April 03, 2017 14:39 Updated Follow Yes, but only under specific circumstances. A governing body may hold an executive session if the meeting is held for one of the instances specifically listed in I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b). www.in.gov/pac Related articles Can a governing body meet behind closed doors to discuss "personnel matters?" Can a governing body prevent me from speaking at its meeting? Does the notice of a meeting or executive session have to appear in the local newspaper? Can a request for meeting minutes be denied if the minutes have not been approved? What records are available to the public, and what records are confidential?