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?" What is a meeting? Are previously Public Access Counselor's issued opinions available for review? Is it a violation of the Open Door Law if the meeting room is not large enough to accommodate the crowd? How long do I have to file a formal complaint?