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Vaneta BeckerREPRepublican State Senator, District 50
73
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41
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

Vaneta Becker (October 9, 1949) is an American politician who serves as a Republican Senator in the Indiana Senate representing Senate District 50, which contains portions of Vanderburgh and Warrick County in the southern part of the state. She sits on the Health and Provider Services Committee and chairs its Public Health Subcommittee having moved on from the Chairmanship of the Provider Services Subcommittee. She is the ranking member of the standing committee on Commerce, Public Policy and Interstate Cooperation.Becker graduated from North High School in Evansville and received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Southern Indiana. She has been a real estate broker in Southwestern Indiana since 1975. Her husband, Andy Guarino, was a principal with Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation. He retired in 2013. Becker was first elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1981 and served until 2005. She replaced Greg Server who was elevated to the Indiana Senate. She sits on numerous Interim Study Committees: the Evansville State Hospital Advisory Committee, Indiana Commission on Excellence in Health Care, Health and Child Care Issues Evaluation Committee, Health Finance Commission, Indiana Commission for Women, and the Prescription Drug Advisory Committee. When Server was named to the Mitch Daniels administration, Becker was elected by a party caucus to replace him.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Southern Indiana
BS
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Senator
Indiana State Senate
2005 - Current
Representative
Indiana State House of Representatives
1981 - 2005
Real Estate Broker
F.C. Tucker/Huber Realtors
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Member
Midwest Affiliate, American Heart Association
Alumni
Leadership Evansville
Member
Network of Evansville Women
Member
Board of Directors, ARK Crisis Prevention Nursery
Member
United Methodist Church
Member
Indiana Commission for Excellence in Health Care
Current
Co-Chair
Office of Women's Health Advisory Board, Indiana State Department of Health, present
Former Chair
Provider Services Subcommittee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Subcommittee, Indiana State Senate
Former Member
Environmental Affairs Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Public Policy Committee, Indiana State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Family and Children Services Committee, Indiana State Senate
Member
Indiana Commission for Women