Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Election

October 28, 2010

Candidate Profiles

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Vop resides in downtown Indianapolis with his wife, Una, his 9-year-old son, Arinze, and his 1-year-old daughter, Tasia.

Charlie White Ñ R

White

Charlie White spent more than nine years serving on the Fishers Town Council and has served as a leader to oversee the town’s unprecedented growth, both economically and in population.

Charlie has practiced family law, served as an attorney for a small, family-owned business, and served as a judge pro-tem for Superior and Magistrate courts. Charlie’s dedication to the rule of law continued as assistant director and special counsel for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. He served as lead counsel on the purchase of the water wells in the former Charlestown Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Clark County, to help spur much needed economic development in Southern Indiana.

In his role at the DNR, he assisted in the development of new bike trails across Indiana. He has also served as the liaison for the Parks and Recreations Department for the town of Fishers. He worked with the Hamilton County Purdue Cooperative Extension Board to oversee the county’s fairgrounds and ensure 4-H students had access to top notch facilities. Through his work on the Great Lakes Compact “Rules and Regulations” Committee, Charlie worked on ways to ensure a clean and safe regional plan for water resources. Charlie enjoys the outdoors, and is a proud member of the National Rifle Association.

Education: Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso (J.D); Wabash College, Crawfordsville (B.A.); Bar Admissions: Indiana, 1995.

Mike Wherry Ñ L

Mike Wherry lives in Greenfield.

AUDITOR OF STATE

Sam Locke Ñ D

Locke

Sam Locke is a lifelong Democrat. His grandfather, also named Sam, is the former Fayette County and long-time 9th Congressional District Chairman. His grandmother, Janet Wright, is the former clerk, auditor, and recorder of Union County.

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