OCCUPATION: Biotech entrepreneur
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in business from Indiana University
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Democratic Party of Wayne County
FAMILY: Married; has teenage stepdaughter
OCCUPATION: Economic development consultant, certified master homebuilder
EDUCATION: Earned political science, criminal justice degrees from Ball State University
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Two terms on Delaware County Council, Burris Parent-Teacher Student Organization, Delaware County Redevelopment Commission, Delaware County Finance Committee, assistant director of business development for Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance
FAMILY: Wife, Lisa; sons, Brandon, 15, Brady, 13, Brock, 8.
AGE: None given.
OCCUPATION: Professor of sociology at Hanover College
EDUCATION: 1962 graduate of Connersville High School; attended University of Tennessee; graduated from Indiana State University with major in world history and minors in sociology and political science; earned doctorate in sociology at the University of Kansas
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Jefferson County Democratic Party chairman, Jefferson County Council member, Hanover Town Council president, Madison/Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity president.
FAMILY: Son, Alex.
RESIDES: North Vernon
OCCUPATION: Retired teacher; author
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in psychology/sociology with math minor from Hanover College, 1965; state secondary certification in U.S. history, world civilizations, psychology, sociology and math from Indiana University Bloomington, 1993.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Helped create three nonprofits in Jennings County: The Jennings County Preservation Association, Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Jennings County Humane Society; member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church; attend First United Methodist Church in North Vernon; belong to Interfaith Forum Columbus.
FAMILY: Husband, Stephen R. Heitzman; son, Keith S. Heitzman; daughter, Jill Heitzman Pressler; four living grandchildren.
OCCUPATION: Retired pharmaceutical salesman
EDUCATION: Attended Evansville College and IU School of Medicine. Bachelor of Science in chemistry/zoology from Butler University, 1961.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Was a deacon and chairman of finance committee at Carrollton Ave. U.C.C., Indianapolis; was vice president and president of the consistory at St. Peter’s U.C.C., Carmel; was a deacon at Main Street Christian Church, Rushville. Was active in Indian Guides and Boy Scouts. Coached Little League.
FAMILY: Wife, Janice; two sons; six grandchildren.