Incumbent in District 50
State Sen. Vaneta Becker represents Senate District 50, which is composed of portions of Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties. First elected to the Senate in 2005, Becker is a member of Several Senate Committees: Environmental Affairs, Health & Provider Services, and Public Policy.
A graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, Becker serves on the Indiana Commission for Women, the Board of Directors of the Ark Crisis Prevention Nursery, the Commission for Excellence in Health Care and the Advisory Board o the Office of Women’s Health of the Indiana State Department of Health.
She has received numerous recognitions and awards including the Indiana Area Agencies on Aging Legislative Champion in 2012, the Oscar McCulloch Social Services Award from the Indiana Coalition for Human Services in 2011, Outstanding Senator in 2011 from the Indiana State Teacher’s Association, Legislator of the Year for 2008 from the Indiana Primary Health Care Association and the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Empowerment Award for 2008.
A licensed real estate broker with F.C. Tucker/Huber Realtors, Becker lives in Evansville with her husband Andy Guarino.