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2018 General Election Candidates

Decision 2018

  Joe Donnelly, United States Senator   As a husband, father, and former small business owner, Joe Donnelly understands what it means to be a Hoosier: a commitment to family, faith and hard work. These values were instilled in Joe starting at a young age from his father, a small business owner himself, and his mother, a homemaker.  Click here to read more about Joe Donnelly.

Joe Donnelly, United States Senator

As a husband, father, and former small business owner, Joe Donnelly understands what it means to be a Hoosier: a commitment to family, faith and hard work. These values were instilled in Joe starting at a young age from his father, a small business owner himself, and his mother, a homemaker. Click here to read more about Joe Donnelly.

  Jim Harper, Secretary of State   Jim Harper was born and raised in Valparaiso, and he is a 2001 graduate of Valparaiso High School. He went on to graduate with highest honors from Indiana University and received his law degree, with high honors, from Georgetown University. After law school, Harper completed a federal judicial clerkship in Indianapolis. He now practices law in Porter County.  Click here to read more about Jim Harper.

Jim Harper, Secretary of State

Jim Harper was born and raised in Valparaiso, and he is a 2001 graduate of Valparaiso High School. He went on to graduate with highest honors from Indiana University and received his law degree, with high honors, from Georgetown University. After law school, Harper completed a federal judicial clerkship in Indianapolis. He now practices law in Porter County. Click here to read more about Jim Harper.

  John Aguilera, State Treasurer   John Aguilera, is a third generation Hoosier. He took early retirement in 2005 to pursue his dream of owning his own business providing consulting services on information technology and government affairs to municipalities, school systems, non-profit corporations, public employee unions and large and family owned business and corporations. Beginning in 1998, John served 4 terms as an Indiana State Representative.  Click here to learn more about John Augilera.

John Aguilera, State Treasurer

John Aguilera, is a third generation Hoosier. He took early retirement in 2005 to pursue his dream of owning his own business providing consulting services on information technology and government affairs to municipalities, school systems, non-profit corporations, public employee unions and large and family owned business and corporations. Beginning in 1998, John served 4 terms as an Indiana State Representative. Click here to learn more about John Augilera.

 
  Liz Watson, United States Congress   Liz Watson knows how hard we work to take care of our families and she knows Congress isn’t working for us. A 5th generation Hoosier and working mom, she’s fought for families her entire life. As a worker’s rights attorney, she represented working people who were mistreated on the job - people denied unemployment insurance, cheated out of their paychecks, and fired unfairly. She stood up to the Washington establishment, fighting for good jobs, affordable childcare, equal pay and living wages. She knows its time to put people first and is ready to deliver for Southern Indiana.  Chick here to learn more about her and her campaign.

Liz Watson, United States Congress

Liz Watson knows how hard we work to take care of our families and she knows Congress isn’t working for us. A 5th generation Hoosier and working mom, she’s fought for families her entire life. As a worker’s rights attorney, she represented working people who were mistreated on the job - people denied unemployment insurance, cheated out of their paychecks, and fired unfairly. She stood up to the Washington establishment, fighting for good jobs, affordable childcare, equal pay and living wages. She knows its time to put people first and is ready to deliver for Southern Indiana. Chick here to learn more about her and her campaign.

  Anna Murray, State Senate District #46   Anna Murray is dedicated to delivering a better life for all Hoosiers. She’s running for State Senate because we need someone who will stand up for the middle class, work to raise wages and fight to protect working families in the statehouse. Having received her law degree from Willamette University College of Law, she built her local practice fighting for individuals who needed someone to give them a voice. Married with two children who attend public school, Anna is the President of the Clark County Bar Association, provides pro bono legal aid through the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and volunteers with Family Services and the Clark County Youth Shelter.  Cli  ck here to learn more about Anna Murray.

Anna Murray, State Senate District #46

Anna Murray is dedicated to delivering a better life for all Hoosiers. She’s running for State Senate because we need someone who will stand up for the middle class, work to raise wages and fight to protect working families in the statehouse. Having received her law degree from Willamette University College of Law, she built her local practice fighting for individuals who needed someone to give them a voice. Married with two children who attend public school, Anna is the President of the Clark County Bar Association, provides pro bono legal aid through the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and volunteers with Family Services and the Clark County Youth Shelter. Click here to learn more about Anna Murray.

  Sarah Stivers, State Representative District #70   If you’ve ever heard her sing, you know Sarah Stivers has a strong voice. She’ll use that voice to be an advocate for the residents on State House District #70. A resident of Sellersburg, Indiana, she was raised by a single, public school teacher. Following in her mother’s foot steps, Sarah embarked on a teaching career, but always had a passion for singing and began performing at area attractions. Realizing her clients needed reliable, turn-key entertainment, she began recruiting musicians and other entertainers forming a successful small business. Today, her company hires hundreds of musicians and has created dozens of steady jobs for skilled workers.  Click here to learn more about Sarah Stivers and her campaign.

Sarah Stivers, State Representative District #70

If you’ve ever heard her sing, you know Sarah Stivers has a strong voice. She’ll use that voice to be an advocate for the residents on State House District #70. A resident of Sellersburg, Indiana, she was raised by a single, public school teacher. Following in her mother’s foot steps, Sarah embarked on a teaching career, but always had a passion for singing and began performing at area attractions. Realizing her clients needed reliable, turn-key entertainment, she began recruiting musicians and other entertainers forming a successful small business. Today, her company hires hundreds of musicians and has created dozens of steady jobs for skilled workers. Click here to learn more about Sarah Stivers and her campaign.

 
  Sam Charbonneau, State Representative District #72   A proud New Albany native and Indiana State University graduate, Sam Charbonneau has devoted his 20+ year career to public and civic service as an advocate for children. Helping families receive resources that improve the lives of our next generation, he believes that all Hoosiers deserve the resources needed to live a safe, healthy, and affordable life. That’s why he’s seeking the position of State Representative in District 72. Married to his wife, Kristi Charbonneau, a Floyd Central High School teacher, they have two sons.  Click here to learn more about Sam Charbonneau.

Sam Charbonneau, State Representative District #72

A proud New Albany native and Indiana State University graduate, Sam Charbonneau has devoted his 20+ year career to public and civic service as an advocate for children. Helping families receive resources that improve the lives of our next generation, he believes that all Hoosiers deserve the resources needed to live a safe, healthy, and affordable life. That’s why he’s seeking the position of State Representative in District 72. Married to his wife, Kristi Charbonneau, a Floyd Central High School teacher, they have two sons. Click here to learn more about Sam Charbonneau.

  Christy Eurton, Floyd County Circuit Court Clerk   With over twenty years in the Floyd County judicial system, Christy Eurton is the most experienced candidate for Floyd County Clerk. An honest and effective public servant, she has worked to modernize court filings, expanded voting options for Floyd County residents, and safeguarded our voting system from cyber attack. A graduate of Indiana University Southeast, she is married to Brian Eurton and has two children.  Chick here to learn more about her and her campaign.

Christy Eurton, Floyd County Circuit Court Clerk

With over twenty years in the Floyd County judicial system, Christy Eurton is the most experienced candidate for Floyd County Clerk. An honest and effective public servant, she has worked to modernize court filings, expanded voting options for Floyd County residents, and safeguarded our voting system from cyber attack. A graduate of Indiana University Southeast, she is married to Brian Eurton and has two children. Chick here to learn more about her and her campaign.

  Maury Goldberg, Floyd County Auditor   No other candidate in the race for Floyd County Auditor offer the integrity and dedication of public transparency as Maury Goldberg. Committed to being a competent administrator and fiscal steward for Floyd County, he has previously served as a New Albany City Councilman for three terms and offers experience in both government finance and public management. Employed in the private sector, he is a proud UFCW member. Maury attended Indiana State University and is married to his wife, Harriet.  Chick here to learn more about him and his campaign.

Maury Goldberg, Floyd County Auditor

No other candidate in the race for Floyd County Auditor offer the integrity and dedication of public transparency as Maury Goldberg. Committed to being a competent administrator and fiscal steward for Floyd County, he has previously served as a New Albany City Councilman for three terms and offers experience in both government finance and public management. Employed in the private sector, he is a proud UFCW member. Maury attended Indiana State University and is married to his wife, Harriet. Chick here to learn more about him and his campaign.

 
  Darrell Mills, Floyd County Sheriff   Darrell Mills is an experienced law enforcement professional exceptionally well qualified to serve as our next Sheriff. Having attended Indiana University Southeast, the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the U.S. Marshall Service Academy, Darrell previously served as Floyd County Sheriff for two terms from 2007 until 2014 and served 25 years as an officer and detective with the Sheriff’s Department. In 2011 he was recognized by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association as the “Sheriff of the Year” for the State of Indiana. Active in his community, he has served on several civic boards.  Click here to learn more about Darrell Mills.

Darrell Mills, Floyd County Sheriff

Darrell Mills is an experienced law enforcement professional exceptionally well qualified to serve as our next Sheriff. Having attended Indiana University Southeast, the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the U.S. Marshall Service Academy, Darrell previously served as Floyd County Sheriff for two terms from 2007 until 2014 and served 25 years as an officer and detective with the Sheriff’s Department. In 2011 he was recognized by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association as the “Sheriff of the Year” for the State of Indiana. Active in his community, he has served on several civic boards. Click here to learn more about Darrell Mills.

  Patricia “Trish” Badger - Byrd, Floyd County Assessor   The only candidate for Floyd County Assessor with a Level III assessor’s certification, Trish Badger - Byrd is an experienced professional running for re-election. Responsible for all land and property transfers and splits, new construction and land assessments, sales disclosures and sales validations, as well as oversight of the plat room and mapping division, Trish has worked to modernize the Assessor’s office providing local residents expanded access to county property records and improved assessments. Trish is married to Howard Byrd and has two children.

Patricia “Trish” Badger - Byrd, Floyd County Assessor

The only candidate for Floyd County Assessor with a Level III assessor’s certification, Trish Badger - Byrd is an experienced professional running for re-election. Responsible for all land and property transfers and splits, new construction and land assessments, sales disclosures and sales validations, as well as oversight of the plat room and mapping division, Trish has worked to modernize the Assessor’s office providing local residents expanded access to county property records and improved assessments. Trish is married to Howard Byrd and has two children.

  Jason Applegate, Floyd County Commissioner District #1   Jason Applegate is running for Floyd County Commissioner, District 1. Born and raised in Floyd County, Jason, a former New Albany Bulldog and UofL Cardinal, is an enthusiastic and energetic advocate for the development of Floyd County. A small business owner, he was instrumental in the start-up and continued operation of Extol Magazine. With the support of his wife Angie Fenton, and his little daughter Olive, he is committed to making our community a quality place in which to raise a family and for businesses to grow and flourish.  Click here to learn more about Jason Applegate.

Jason Applegate, Floyd County Commissioner District #1

Jason Applegate is running for Floyd County Commissioner, District 1. Born and raised in Floyd County, Jason, a former New Albany Bulldog and UofL Cardinal, is an enthusiastic and energetic advocate for the development of Floyd County. A small business owner, he was instrumental in the start-up and continued operation of Extol Magazine. With the support of his wife Angie Fenton, and his little daughter Olive, he is committed to making our community a quality place in which to raise a family and for businesses to grow and flourish. Click here to learn more about Jason Applegate.

 
  Tom Pickett, Floyd County Council District #1   Tom Pickett is seeking a fourth term as District #1 representative on the County Council. A retired automotive instructor at Prosser Career Education Center, Tom is committed to ensuring that taxpayer funds are spent wisely to improve the quality of life in Floyd County. As a council member, Tom has fought to balance the county budget, invest in county park projects, and improve services such as funding election enhancements. Tom studied at both Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and Jefferson Community College. Married to his wife Roz, he is a member of Central Christian Church.

Tom Pickett, Floyd County Council District #1

Tom Pickett is seeking a fourth term as District #1 representative on the County Council. A retired automotive instructor at Prosser Career Education Center, Tom is committed to ensuring that taxpayer funds are spent wisely to improve the quality of life in Floyd County. As a council member, Tom has fought to balance the county budget, invest in county park projects, and improve services such as funding election enhancements. Tom studied at both Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and Jefferson Community College. Married to his wife Roz, he is a member of Central Christian Church.

  Sara Downs, Floyd County Council District #2   A professional educator bringing a new perspective to Floyd County, Sara Batliner Downs is running for the County Council District #2 seat. A life long resident of the community, she believes it important for younger residents to actively engage in civic affairs and is committed to improving the quality of life for resident by investing in our community parks, improving our infrastructure, and providing services that invest in our workforce. As our next county council member, she pledges to be fiscally responsible, pay attention to the needs of the community, do her homework, and ask questions to ensure each decision best represent the needs of her constituents.  Click here to learn more about Sara Batliner Downs.

Sara Downs, Floyd County Council District #2

A professional educator bringing a new perspective to Floyd County, Sara Batliner Downs is running for the County Council District #2 seat. A life long resident of the community, she believes it important for younger residents to actively engage in civic affairs and is committed to improving the quality of life for resident by investing in our community parks, improving our infrastructure, and providing services that invest in our workforce. As our next county council member, she pledges to be fiscally responsible, pay attention to the needs of the community, do her homework, and ask questions to ensure each decision best represent the needs of her constituents. Click here to learn more about Sara Batliner Downs.

  Brian Brewer, Floyd County Council District #3   Brian Brewer is running to represent district #3 on the County Council. A retired teacher, he has a Bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Industrial Technology Education, a Master’s degree from Indiana University Southeast and holds an endorsement in Science Education. Born and raised in New Albany, Brian believes in the ability of local government to provide services that benefits the people who call Floyd County home. This includes providing for quality roads and drainage improvement, ensuring public safety, and improving the overall quality of life through investment in parks and youth programs. The past President and current member of the New Albany Lions Club, Brian is married to his wife, Tamela (O’Rear) Brewer and has two children.

Brian Brewer, Floyd County Council District #3

Brian Brewer is running to represent district #3 on the County Council. A retired teacher, he has a Bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Industrial Technology Education, a Master’s degree from Indiana University Southeast and holds an endorsement in Science Education. Born and raised in New Albany, Brian believes in the ability of local government to provide services that benefits the people who call Floyd County home. This includes providing for quality roads and drainage improvement, ensuring public safety, and improving the overall quality of life through investment in parks and youth programs. The past President and current member of the New Albany Lions Club, Brian is married to his wife, Tamela (O’Rear) Brewer and has two children.

 
  Ashley Hentz, Floyd County Council District #4   Ashley Hentz is a first time candidate running for Floyd County Council District #4. A designer for Amatrol, Inc., she is a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College and volunteers with several civic organizations including Boy Scouts of America. She supports greater investment by county government in our residents to provide mental health services, expand educational and vocational opportunities, and improve road and drainage infrastructure. She and her husband have two sons and live in Georgetown, Indiana.

Ashley Hentz, Floyd County Council District #4

Ashley Hentz is a first time candidate running for Floyd County Council District #4. A designer for Amatrol, Inc., she is a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College and volunteers with several civic organizations including Boy Scouts of America. She supports greater investment by county government in our residents to provide mental health services, expand educational and vocational opportunities, and improve road and drainage infrastructure. She and her husband have two sons and live in Georgetown, Indiana.

  David Brewer, New Albany Township Trustee   David Brewer is seeking the office of New Albany Township Trustee. Currently employed as the City of New Albany Building Commissioner, he is an active volunteer with several New Albany youth sports programs. He understands the critical role Township government provides including emergency assistance, cemetery maintenance, weed control and similar services. "Focused on you," the residents of New Albany Township, he is ready to provide unsurpassed public service to help others.  Click here to learn more about David Brewer’s campaign.

David Brewer, New Albany Township Trustee

David Brewer is seeking the office of New Albany Township Trustee. Currently employed as the City of New Albany Building Commissioner, he is an active volunteer with several New Albany youth sports programs. He understands the critical role Township government provides including emergency assistance, cemetery maintenance, weed control and similar services. "Focused on you," the residents of New Albany Township, he is ready to provide unsurpassed public service to help others. Click here to learn more about David Brewer’s campaign.

  Rick Cochran, New Albany Township Board   Rick Cochran, a New Albany native, is uniquely qualified for the New Albany Township Board having served in several previous civic positions. The Vice President of Engineering Services and a certified plant engineer for Bruce Fox Inc., his civic involvement includes appointments to Economic Development Boards, the Governor’s local task team to promoting higher education, and as a member of the advisory board for the Purdue University Technical Assistance Program. He received a B.S. degree from Ball State University and completed postgraduate studies at Purdue University Programs New Albany. Married to Mary Beth Cochran, the couple has four daughters, and four grandchildren.  Click here to learn more about Rick’s campaign.

Rick Cochran, New Albany Township Board

Rick Cochran, a New Albany native, is uniquely qualified for the New Albany Township Board having served in several previous civic positions. The Vice President of Engineering Services and a certified plant engineer for Bruce Fox Inc., his civic involvement includes appointments to Economic Development Boards, the Governor’s local task team to promoting higher education, and as a member of the advisory board for the Purdue University Technical Assistance Program. He received a B.S. degree from Ball State University and completed postgraduate studies at Purdue University Programs New Albany. Married to Mary Beth Cochran, the couple has four daughters, and four grandchildren. Click here to learn more about Rick’s campaign.

 
  Carrie Klaus, New Albany Township Board   A small business owner and graduate of Indiana University, Carrie Klaus is seeking the position of New Albany Township Board. Appreciating that township government provides some of the most basic needs for individuals and families in our community, Carrie is committed to the philosophy that the best way to uplift our own lives is to do all we can to uplift the lives of others. Married to her husband Rob, the couple has one child.  Click here to follow Carrie’s campaign.

Carrie Klaus, New Albany Township Board

A small business owner and graduate of Indiana University, Carrie Klaus is seeking the position of New Albany Township Board. Appreciating that township government provides some of the most basic needs for individuals and families in our community, Carrie is committed to the philosophy that the best way to uplift our own lives is to do all we can to uplift the lives of others. Married to her husband Rob, the couple has one child. Click here to follow Carrie’s campaign.

  Patty Walker, New Albany Township Board   Patty Walker is a retired employee of the New Albany - Floyd County School system. Having previously served on the New Albany Township Board, she is seeking to return to the position to aid others facing tough economic times. She is familiar with managing the township budget as well as its unique public services such as emergency assistance. She is also active on several civic organizations, including through service on the Southern Indiana Community Action Board and the Interfaith Board.

Patty Walker, New Albany Township Board

Patty Walker is a retired employee of the New Albany - Floyd County School system. Having previously served on the New Albany Township Board, she is seeking to return to the position to aid others facing tough economic times. She is familiar with managing the township budget as well as its unique public services such as emergency assistance. She is also active on several civic organizations, including through service on the Southern Indiana Community Action Board and the Interfaith Board.

  Vicki Tencer, Greenville Township Trustee   Vickie Tencer will bring a wealth of business management expertise to the Trustee’s office, holding an Accounting degree from San Diego State University and having served in various Manager positions at the Universities of Louisville and California. Through her employment there she has served on civic and school committees and organizations, such as the UofL Staff Senate, assisting in the administration of the university, and as Athletic Board Trustee. With her husband and their three children and 8 grandchildren, Vickie is dedicated to making Greenville township an excellent community and a great place to live and raise a family.

Vicki Tencer, Greenville Township Trustee

Vickie Tencer will bring a wealth of business management expertise to the Trustee’s office, holding an Accounting degree from San Diego State University and having served in various Manager positions at the Universities of Louisville and California. Through her employment there she has served on civic and school committees and organizations, such as the UofL Staff Senate, assisting in the administration of the university, and as Athletic Board Trustee. With her husband and their three children and 8 grandchildren, Vickie is dedicated to making Greenville township an excellent community and a great place to live and raise a family.

 
  Craig McCoy, Greenville Township Board   Craig McCoy is running for Greenville Township Board. Employed at the Georgetown Post Office, he has a degree in Accounting from Sullivan University and is committed to the support, development and success of the members of this community, as evidenced by his long-term commitment as a coach. Garnering fame as a Floyd Central Highlander player on their 1989 Final Four Basketball championship team, he served for 18 years in several coaching roles for local school basketball and baseball teams, such as St. John’s Catholic Church, Floyd Central and Providence and youth league teams, including the YMCA and AAU. Married to wife, Tina, they raised their four children, Jalen, Brook, Duke, and Jessica Schrank.

Craig McCoy, Greenville Township Board

Craig McCoy is running for Greenville Township Board. Employed at the Georgetown Post Office, he has a degree in Accounting from Sullivan University and is committed to the support, development and success of the members of this community, as evidenced by his long-term commitment as a coach. Garnering fame as a Floyd Central Highlander player on their 1989 Final Four Basketball championship team, he served for 18 years in several coaching roles for local school basketball and baseball teams, such as St. John’s Catholic Church, Floyd Central and Providence and youth league teams, including the YMCA and AAU. Married to wife, Tina, they raised their four children, Jalen, Brook, Duke, and Jessica Schrank.

  Ann McNally, Greenville Township Board   Ann Wilson - McNally, a Senior Business Analyst with Heartland Payment Systems, is running for Greenville Township Board. Having studied at Indiana University Southeast and Louisville Technical Institute, Ann’s passion for helping people and experience with finance make her uniquely suited for the position. Ann is committed to ensuring township residents can depend on both the services of the Township government and efficient management of taxpayer dollars. She is the proud mother of Brandi McNally.

Ann McNally, Greenville Township Board

Ann Wilson - McNally, a Senior Business Analyst with Heartland Payment Systems, is running for Greenville Township Board. Having studied at Indiana University Southeast and Louisville Technical Institute, Ann’s passion for helping people and experience with finance make her uniquely suited for the position. Ann is committed to ensuring township residents can depend on both the services of the Township government and efficient management of taxpayer dollars. She is the proud mother of Brandi McNally.

  Carol Norton, Greenville Township Board   Carol Norton is seeking the position of Greenville Township Board. As a long-time resident of the Township, Carol is dedicated to ensuring transparency in township government. She supports providing greater access to Township Board meetings, enhancing local awareness of the Township’s services, and is an advocate for result-based decision making that ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely for public good and not personal gain. Married 12 years to Stephen Rausch, they have a blended family of 6 children (all graduates of either Floyd Central or Providence high schools) and 6 grandchildren. Carol is retired, having worked for the University of Louisville’s Center for Environmental Policy and Management and is currently working part-time at UofL’s School of Nursing on their Asthma and Aging study. She’s also a certified urban planner. A dedicated civic volunteer, she’s worked with local and regional agencies such as Metro United Way, Main Street Corydon, and the Mary Anderson Center.

Carol Norton, Greenville Township Board

Carol Norton is seeking the position of Greenville Township Board. As a long-time resident of the Township, Carol is dedicated to ensuring transparency in township government. She supports providing greater access to Township Board meetings, enhancing local awareness of the Township’s services, and is an advocate for result-based decision making that ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely for public good and not personal gain. Married 12 years to Stephen Rausch, they have a blended family of 6 children (all graduates of either Floyd Central or Providence high schools) and 6 grandchildren. Carol is retired, having worked for the University of Louisville’s Center for Environmental Policy and Management and is currently working part-time at UofL’s School of Nursing on their Asthma and Aging study. She’s also a certified urban planner. A dedicated civic volunteer, she’s worked with local and regional agencies such as Metro United Way, Main Street Corydon, and the Mary Anderson Center.

 
  Troy Striegel, Lafayette Township Board   Troy Striegel is the current Lafayette Township Trustee. A small business owner specializing in property management, he is an active community member having served on the New Albany Little League Board, as a coach for Floyd Central High School Softball, and as a member of Northside Christian Church. As Trustee, Troy has worked to improve the Township government by upgrading the township’s fiscal management software, developing a website to improve outreach and communication with residents, and establishing a dedicated phone line for those needing emergency assistance.

Troy Striegel, Lafayette Township Board

Troy Striegel is the current Lafayette Township Trustee. A small business owner specializing in property management, he is an active community member having served on the New Albany Little League Board, as a coach for Floyd Central High School Softball, and as a member of Northside Christian Church. As Trustee, Troy has worked to improve the Township government by upgrading the township’s fiscal management software, developing a website to improve outreach and communication with residents, and establishing a dedicated phone line for those needing emergency assistance.

  Betty Zipp Batliner, Lafayette Township Board   Betty Zipp Batliner currently serves on the Township Board and is running for her first full term in office. Appointed in 2018 to fill a vacant position previously held by her father, Charlie Zipp, Betty is a life-long resident of Floyd County. An Education Support Professional for New Albany - Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, she is passionate in ensuring that township government works to meet the needs of it residents.

Betty Zipp Batliner, Lafayette Township Board

Betty Zipp Batliner currently serves on the Township Board and is running for her first full term in office. Appointed in 2018 to fill a vacant position previously held by her father, Charlie Zipp, Betty is a life-long resident of Floyd County. An Education Support Professional for New Albany - Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation, she is passionate in ensuring that township government works to meet the needs of it residents.

  Barbara Lamb, Lafayette Township Board   Barbara Lamb is a first time candidate running for Lafayette Township Board. A graduate of Floyd Central High School and Indiana University Southeast, she is currently employed at Champion Wood Products, Inc. A strong advocate for civic involvement, Barbara previously served on the New Albany - Floyd County School Board for eight years and is a member of St. John Paul Catholic Church and the Floyd County Democratic Women’s Caucus. She is married to her husband Kevin Lamb.

Barbara Lamb, Lafayette Township Board

Barbara Lamb is a first time candidate running for Lafayette Township Board. A graduate of Floyd Central High School and Indiana University Southeast, she is currently employed at Champion Wood Products, Inc. A strong advocate for civic involvement, Barbara previously served on the New Albany - Floyd County School Board for eight years and is a member of St. John Paul Catholic Church and the Floyd County Democratic Women’s Caucus. She is married to her husband Kevin Lamb.

 
  Priscilla Meek, Lafayette Township Board

Priscilla Meek, Lafayette Township Board

  Dennis Roudenbush, Georgetown Township Trustee   Dennis Roudenbush seeks to continue to serve Georgetown residents as Georgetown Township Trustee. He has maintaining a 24 by 7 operation, assisting Georgetown residents with requests for aide in times of need and by referring them to the areas that can assist them with resolution to their problems. Dennis understands the responsibilities and role of the Georgetown Township Trustee, and also has business management and oversight experience through his employment and extensive civic service and membership. He belongs to Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Optimist Club, the American Legion, and the New Albany Elks Club, among others. He has been married to his wife Margaret for 43 years, and they have raised a family, including daughter Denise and their grand and great grand children.

Dennis Roudenbush, Georgetown Township Trustee

Dennis Roudenbush seeks to continue to serve Georgetown residents as Georgetown Township Trustee. He has maintaining a 24 by 7 operation, assisting Georgetown residents with requests for aide in times of need and by referring them to the areas that can assist them with resolution to their problems. Dennis understands the responsibilities and role of the Georgetown Township Trustee, and also has business management and oversight experience through his employment and extensive civic service and membership. He belongs to Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Optimist Club, the American Legion, and the New Albany Elks Club, among others. He has been married to his wife Margaret for 43 years, and they have raised a family, including daughter Denise and their grand and great grand children.

  Nancy Riley, Georgetown Township Board   Nancy has been a resident of Georgetown Township for the last 30 years. Nancy is married to David and has two children Melissa Bartlett(Brad) and Ben, and is a member of Georgetown Christian Church. Nancy served as a public servant in the Superior Court for 6 years and in the County Clerk's office for three years. Presently she holds the office of Secretary of the Georgetown Township Trustee board and was the 1st Deputy when her husband held the position. Nancy would humbly appreciate your vote on November 6th, 2018

Nancy Riley, Georgetown Township Board

Nancy has been a resident of Georgetown Township for the last 30 years. Nancy is married to David and has two children Melissa Bartlett(Brad) and Ben, and is a member of Georgetown Christian Church. Nancy served as a public servant in the Superior Court for 6 years and in the County Clerk's office for three years. Presently she holds the office of Secretary of the Georgetown Township Trustee board and was the 1st Deputy when her husband held the position. Nancy would humbly appreciate your vote on November 6th, 2018

 
  Michelle “Shelly” Trent   Shelly Trent looks forward to serving the citizens of Georgetown Township as a member of the township board. She is passionate about helping others during difficult times. When the economic downturn caused job loss nationwide, Shelly developed the teaching curriculum for the Interfaith Job Transition Ministry. Her curriculum was used area-wide, and she taught the curriculum for over three years until the economy turned around. Her professional background includes human resources, education, criminal justice, public administration, fair and affordable housing, and nonprofits. She holds a B.A. in government, writing, and criminology, and a master’s degree in public administration from Western Kentucky University. She completed her Ph.D. coursework (all but dissertation) at the University of Louisville in Educational Leadership. She has been a part-time faculty member for the IUS School of Business for over ten years. Shelly currently serves in numerous volunteer roles, such as the Greater Clark Schools’ Next Generation Leadership Committee. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Milton.

Michelle “Shelly” Trent

Shelly Trent looks forward to serving the citizens of Georgetown Township as a member of the township board. She is passionate about helping others during difficult times. When the economic downturn caused job loss nationwide, Shelly developed the teaching curriculum for the Interfaith Job Transition Ministry. Her curriculum was used area-wide, and she taught the curriculum for over three years until the economy turned around. Her professional background includes human resources, education, criminal justice, public administration, fair and affordable housing, and nonprofits. She holds a B.A. in government, writing, and criminology, and a master’s degree in public administration from Western Kentucky University. She completed her Ph.D. coursework (all but dissertation) at the University of Louisville in Educational Leadership. She has been a part-time faculty member for the IUS School of Business for over ten years. Shelly currently serves in numerous volunteer roles, such as the Greater Clark Schools’ Next Generation Leadership Committee. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Milton.

  Garrod Sieveking, Georgetown Township Board

Garrod Sieveking, Georgetown Township Board

  Suzy Kaelin, Franklin Township Trustee

Suzy Kaelin, Franklin Township Trustee

 
  Ernest Mayfield, Jr., Franklin Township Board

Ernest Mayfield, Jr., Franklin Township Board

  Donald Ray Schickel, Franklin Township Board

Donald Ray Schickel, Franklin Township Board

  Maggie Ann Heitkemper, Franklin Township Board

Maggie Ann Heitkemper, Franklin Township Board