Personal: Packard is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County, whose family has lived in this area since the late 1800s. Packard graduated Carmel High School in 1967 and attended Indiana State University. She is a lifelong member of the Carmel Friends Church and is an active member of the Carmel Rotary. She serves as treasurer of the Brookshire Village Homeowners Association.
Background: Packard was responsible for opening a satellite Assessor’s Office in Carmel, where she served as Clay Township Assessor from 1994 until 2010. In this position, she was involved with the implementation of market-value assessing. She maintains a Level II Indiana Certified Appraiser-Assessor certification, and has served as vice president of the Indiana Association of Assessors Inc.
A committed Republican, Packard was one of the founding members of the Carmel-Clay Republican Club and served as its first president and is serving as membership chairwoman. She has served as an elected Republican Precinct Committeeman for more than 30 years.
Web site: www.dixiepackard.com
Personal: A lifelong resident of Hamilton County and a Hamilton Heights graduate, Templeton lives in Cicero with her husband, Lee. They have three children – Madeline, 14, Benjamin, 11 and Thomas, 6. Apart from her work in the treasurer’s office, she is active in Girl Scouts of America as co-leader for Hamilton Heights Middle School Troop No. 1318, a member of the Hamilton County Federated Republican Women’s Club and Cicero Kiwanis. Templeton enjoys volunteering to help with Lights Over Morse Lake children’s festival, and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Background: In 2010, the Hamilton County treasurer implemented a new tax collection system; Templeton was the leader in the development portion of the Treasurer’s functions and her responsibilities were to test and advise the developing company of any issues or changes required by state law. She has taken classes through the Association of Indiana Counties and received her Development Improvement and Preparation for Leadership Organizational and Management Achievement certificate and Continuing Education Certifications I and II.
Web site: www.templetonfortreasurer.com
County Commissioner – District 2
Personal: A 33-year resident ofHamiltonCounty,Clark has served more than 22 years as a corporate vice president and trust officer responsible for more than $2 billion in assets. He has been active in youth sports in both Noblesville andCarmel, and is a past board member of the Noblesville Miller Backers.
Background: Clark holds a B.A. fromWabashCollege and an MBA fromBallStateUniversity. He is a past president of the Indianapolis Jaycees, a founding member of the Indiana Association of Public Education Foundations, and a past president of the Noblesville Schools Education Foundation.
Web site: www.leeclarkforcommissioner.com
Steven C. Dillinger
Personal: Dillinger has served as the Hamilton County Commissioner for District 2 since 2989. He is a fiscal conservative and serves the people ofHamiltonCounty with the philosophy written by Henry David Thoreau: “That government is best which governs least.”
Background: Dillinger has been a member of the Hamilton County Drainage Board and Hamilton County Board of Finance since 1989. He served on the Noblesville City Council from 1980-1984, and Hamilton County Council from 1985-1989. Presently, he serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for Old National Bank.
Web site: www.hamiltoncountygop.org/dillinger
Personal: Whiteman lives in Noblesville with his wife and two children.
Background: Whiteman is the owner of Chiromania.com, a marketing company for chiropractors. He holds a B.A. in chemistry and B.S. in geology fromIndianaUniversity, and a doctor of chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic.
Web site: Web site not available
State Representative District 24
Steve Braun, Republican
Personal: A southern Indiana native, Braun resides in Zionsville with his wife, Jennifer, with whom he has five children.
Background: Harvard graduate. Worked for Price Waterhouse before launching his own technology company, which grew to 13 national locations and ultimately employed 750 people.Took company public in 1999. Currently invests, and owns agriculture and real estate businesses.
Mindi McMillan, Republican
Personal: A 30-plus year Zionsville resident, McMillan and her husband Kyle have six children.
Background: Taylor University graduate. Served on the staff of the Zionsville Presbyterian Church, and started the local chapter of Mothers of Preschoolers International (MOPS.) Former board member at St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild.
Hamilton County Council, At Large
John V. Accetturo
Personal: Carmel resident, married with two kids and two grandchildren
Background: Bachelor of Business from UniversityWisconsin and M.A. Business fromIllinoisStateUniversity. Carmel City Council member 2008 to 2011. Certified Governmental Financial Manager. Managing Partner, CMA Consultants
Brandon D. Beaver
Personal: Noblesville resident, Married to Trini with three children
Background: Attended Ivy Tech, HVAC contractor and seeking third term as County Council-at-large.
Personal: Carmel resident, retired coach and teacher. Married with two children and five grandchildren.
Background: BS Ball State University, MS Butler University. County Council at Large 1993 to present.
Personal: Carmel resident, married for 37 years with three daughters and three grandchildren.
Background: BA Hanover College, Indiana University M.A., Butler University Ed. S.; Director of Business Administration for Beam Longest and Neff LLC, Carmel-Clay Board of Education for three terms.
Andrew J. Dollard
Personal: Noblesville resident.
Background: Associate in Science-Law Enforcement Vincennes University, Valdosta State University, Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice; Indiana State University, Master of Science – Criminology; Thomas M. Cooley, Juris Doctor.
Ralph F. McKinney
Personal: Westfield resident. Married 30 years with three sons.
Background: Butler University, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Indiana Wesleyan University, M.B.A. Hamilton County Leadership Academy, Owner: ClearView Professional Window Cleaning, Current Council Member at Large
Personal: Carmel resident
Background: Not available for comment
U.S. Representative District 5
Personal: Anderson, aMishawaka native, lives in Noblesville with wife Kristi and their three sons. He is a graduate ofPennHigh School, and holds a degree fromIndianaUniversity in history and political science.
Background: Anderson worked as a software systems consultant in the medical industry until 2011, when he took a job as the national customer development manager focusing on the public enterprise sector for a software systems company. He identifies as a “constitutional conservative.”
Web site: www.jasonandersonforcongress.com
Personal: Brooks, aFort Wayne native, lives inCarmel with husband David and their two children. She holds a B.A. from Miami University of Ohio and a law degree from Indiana University Indianapolis School of Law.
Background: Brooks served as deputy mayor ofIndianapolis from 1998-1999. In 2001, she was appointedU.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. She has also served since 2007 as senior vice president and general counsel forIvyTechCommunity College.
Web site: www.susanbrooks2012.com
John R. “Jack” Lugar
Personal: Lugar was raised inIndianapolis and lives in Fishers with wife of 20 years Elisabeth and their three children. Lugar holds a B.A. in communication studies fromTaylorUniversity, an M.A. in media management fromRegentUniversity and a law degree from Indiana University School of Law Indianapolis.
Background: Lugar is a former attorney with the Indiana Attorney General’s Office. He currently works as an attorney with The Foster Group and real estate broker with Lugar Real Estate, LLC. He is the author of “The Starving Artist’s Diet: A Survival Guide.”
Web site: www.jacklugar.com
Dr. John McGoff
Personal: McGoff lives inIndianapolis with wife of 25 years Karen and their 15-year-old daughter. He is a graduate ofNorthCentralHigh School. He holds a degree in biology fromIndianaUniversity and a doctorate from the IU School of Medicine.
Background: McGoff has served in the Indiana National Guard for 29 years; currently he holds the rank of brigadier general. He is the current chief of staff forIndiana and oversees nearly 2,000 airmen. He is a decorated Iraq War Veteran, having been awarded an Air Force Commendation Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and an Oak Leaf Cluster.
Web site: www.drjohnmcgoff.com
Personal: A Kendalville native, McIntosh maintains a residence inAnderson with wife Ruthie and their two children. He holds degrees fromYaleUniversity and the University of Chicago Law School.
Background: McIntosh represented Indiana’s 2nd District from 1995-2000 while living inMuncie. After leaving the U.S. House, McIntosh worked as a lobbyist. He is an Eagle Scout.
Web site: www.davidmcintosh.org
Personal: No information available.
Background: No information available.
Web site: www.mattmount.com
William “Bill” Salin
Personal: AClinton native, Salin currently lives inFranklinTownship with wife Svetlana and their son. He holds a B.S. in business management and an MBA fromWesleyanUniversity.
Background: Salin served nine years active duty in the U.S. Air Force, including deployments during the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm. He has also held positions as a computer engineer, project manager and business analyst.
Web site: www.salinfifthdistrictindiana.com
Personal: Seybold lives in his nativeMarion with wife Jennifer and their three sons. He is a former U.S. Olympian, having competed in the 1988 Olympics in the pairs figure skating competition.
Background: Seybold is the founder of Seybold Skating, and was elected as a city councilman at large for the City ofMarion. He is currently serving his third term as mayor of the City ofMarion. He is a two-time recipient of the Sagamore of theWabash, and past president of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Metropolitan Mayor’s Association and the Indiana Mayor’s Association.
Web site: www.wayneseybold.com
Personal: A graduate ofPendletonHeightsHigh School, Reske is married to wife Jennifer, with whom he has three children. He holds a B.S. fromPurdueUniversity and a Master’s degree from theUniversity ofSeattle.
Background: Reske has served as the U.S. Representative for Indiana District 37 since 2000. Reske accepted a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1983, serving in multiple overseas deployments, including during the first Iraq War. He retired after 28 years in the Marine Corps Reserve as a lieutenant colonel. He is vice president of Beam, Longest and Neff LLC Consulting Service Engineers.
Web site: www.reskeforcongress.com
Personal: AnAlbany,Kentucky, native, Long currently resides inKokomo with wife of 41 years, Vickie. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Background: From 1973-2006, Long worked as an employee of General Motors Corporation, In 1995, he was hired by the UAW International Union as an international representative – a position he held for 11 years. Long is a member of the AARP, UAW Local 292 andGraceCommunityFoursquareChurch. He teaches Sunday school, is on the church counsel, and has served as a missionary in both Haiti and Africa.
Web site: www.tonylongforcongress.com