Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


October 28, 2010

Candidate Profiles


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Dave Galloway Ñ R


Hendricks County Sheriff Dave Galloway is unopposed in seeking re-election to a second term. He recently celebrated his 40-year anniversary in law enforcement. Galloway served with the Boone County SheriffÕs Department for two years prior to joining the Brownsburg Police Department in 1971. He held every rank with the BPD before retiring in 2006 as chief of police. He was elected sheriff in 2006 and took office Jan. 1, 2007.

Sheriff Galloway has a B.S. degree in criminal justice from Indiana University, is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, the FBI National Academy, the Police ChiefÕs Executive Course, and the National SheriffÕs Institute. He also is a U.S. Army veteran with 21 years total service.

He retired from the Indiana Army National Guard in 2004 as a commissioned chief warrant officer and received several awards, including the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation medal, Army Achievement Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was called to active duty during Desert Storm and the Bosnia Conflict. He also attended numerous military training courses.

Sheriff Galloway has enjoyed his first term in office and is looking forward to another successful four years.


David L. Gaston Ñ R


David Louis Gaston, 50, is running unopposed for re-election as county surveyor.

Gaston graduated from Cascade High School in 1978 and earned a bachelorÕs degree in business economics and public policy from Indiana University. He began working as a professional land surveyor for the State of Indiana in 1992 and became owner of Gaston Land Surveying in Ô95. He has served as Hendricks County Surveyor since July 24, 1998.

He is the current president of the County Surveyors Association of Indiana, served as central vice president from 2007-09, and as secretary-treasurer from 2001-07.

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