Hendricks County Democrats

TOWNSHIP CANDIDATES

Timothy Callahan

Timothy Callahan

Avon Town Council, Ward# 2

Avon resident for more than 20 years. Served on multiple boards for community parks and trails, including Avon Parks, B&O Trail Association, and past president of Hoosiers Hikers Council. Dedicated to improving the quality of life in Avon, specifically concentrating on outdoor recreation activities, trails and public spaces.

Robert Pope III

Robert Pope III

Avon Town Council, Ward #3

A third generation Combat Veteran born and raised on Indy’s West Side, I continue to serve at the VA. Throughout my service and career I’ve learned to promote communication, innovation, and integrity in everything I do. My wife Josie and I enjoy raising our three daughters in beautiful Avon.

www.Pope4avon.org

John Spoonmore

John Spoonmore

Brown Township Board Member

A resident of Brown Township for 23 years, I’ve worked in the Brownsburg school system from teacher to principal. I am seeking to continue to serve the members of the community further as Brown Township Board.

Rebecca Rhea

Rebecca Rhea

Clay Township Board Member

Amo has been my home for nearly 40 years. I have worked to honor our heroes and make sure that kids have enough to eat at school here in Amo. I have served my community and now I’d like to serve you on the Township Board.

Dennis Watson

Dennis Watson 

Clay Township Trustee

I have 40 years with the United Postal Service, serving 31 of those years as Postmaster. I am also a Marine Corps Disabled Vietnam Veteran. I’ve served as a coach, Cub Master, a Hendricks County torchbearer and on various boards for town grants. I’ve been married 46 years.

Jeffrey Malkemus

Jeffrey Malkemus 

Clayton Town Council (At-large)

I’m a lifelong Hoosier, Veteran and retired from the Postal Service. I’ve traveled quite a bit in my life and have chosen Indiana, and Clayton as my home. I want to continue my service to you and the people of our community on the Town council. 

Joseph Fey III

Joseph Fey II 

Guildford Town Council 

I’ve been a Hoosier for 23 years of my life and I am thoroughly dedicated to fighting for the rights of working people as well as the complete and total eradication of poverty.

Theresa Brandon

Theresa Brandon 

Guildford Township Trustee

After a career of 20 years of public service at both the state and federal levels and nine years in the U.S. Marine Corps, I want to continue my public service to the people in my community by being the next Guildford Township Trustee. 

http://www.facebook.com/Brandon For Trustee 

Karen O’Brien

Karen O’Brien  

Township Trustee 

Born, raised, and educated in Richmond Indiana, with a BA in English and Psychology, I have two sons, four grandchildren and I’m retired from the State of Indiana in 2014, as Program Director. With over 20 years professional experience I built coalitions and foster leadership strength in those around me.

Ron Pittman

Ron Pittman 

Lincoln Township Board Member

I have been a lifelong democrat, with the progressive spirit of continuing to serve others. I’ve worked on Democratic initiatives as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, Civil Rights Legislation, and the Affordable Care Act. Your vote and support is greatly appreciated. My motto is “I am here to serve you”

Paul Trimmel

Paul Trimmel 

Lincoln Township Board Member

My wife and I moved to Brownsburg fifteen years ago, to teach in the Brownsburg School Corporation. We love living here, with our two sons, and feel enriched through the community. I want to expand my opportunity to help the development of Brownsburg and all the residents of Lincoln Township.

Cindy Hohman

Cindy Hohman 

Lincoln Township Board Member

Honest, reliable, transparent. I want to create a website which will allow more transparency of the Lincoln Township office while also increasing the board meetings to once a month instead of once in awhile. I will get rid of the nepotism and insist on more oversight of the Trustee.

Stephen Ballard

Stephen Ballard 

Middle Township Board Member

28 year Pittsboro resident. Retired apprenticeship coordinator, pipefitter, welder. Extensive qualifications for safety including steel mill procedures. Community Action program coordinator. U.A.W. representatives for Indiana U.S. Senators and U.S. Congress in Washington D.C.

Gretchen Herbert

Gretchen Herbert 

Pittsboro Town Council (At-large)

I am a Special Education English teacher, a mother of three, a wife, and a proud resident of Pittsboro. I hold a BA in Political Science and am obtaining my Master’s degree in Education at Marian University. I look forward to working for the residents of Pittsboro!

Dale Armstrong

Dale Armstrong 

Union Township Board Member

Lifelong Hoosier and Veteran, I retired as a computer programmer for Indiana Bell/ Ameritech. Having lived in Union Township most of my life I’m very familiar with the evolution of the area from the 60s until today. I am also familiar with the strengths and weaknesses that currently exist in Union.

Lara Dreyer

Lara Dreyer 

Washington Township Board Member

Connecting Community, Quality of Life, Public Service I bring 20+ years of service at the state and local level with experience in accounting, management and planning. I’m the senior warden for my church and a literacy mentor for 2nd and 3rd graders. My family and I live in Washington Township.

www.facebook.com/Dreyer4wtb

Mike Zonder

Mike Zonder 

Washington Township Board Member

I received a BA from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from Valparaiso University. I’ve lived in Indiana my entire life and moved to Avon six years ago. My family and I are proud to call Hendricks County home and I look forward to earning this opportunity to serve the community.

Nick Schmutte

Nick Schmutte 

Washington Township Board Member

Navy veteran, BS Marian University, MS Butler University, JD IU School of Law. I have been a Hendricks County, Washington Township resident for 22 years. I retired from Rolls-Royce after working there for 37 years. Since retiring, I’ve practiced law in Hendricks County for 15 years.

Amy Lauth

Amy Lauth 

Washington Township Trustee 

I am a wife, mother of two, and a registered nurse who has served our community for 18 years, and I want to serve you as Trustee. I’ve served on the Avon Redevelopment Commission and Avon Schools PTO, & an American Legion member in the Auxiliary. #VoteAmyLauth

Additional candidates not pictured: Wm. Kelly Hurt - Clayton Town Council At-Large and William R “Bill” Burkley - Franklin Township Council.