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Senate Majority Communications Office
Indiana Senate, Statehouse
200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Skip Brown, Communications Director
Senate President Pro Tem David Long (Fort Wayne), SD 16 

Andy Bruner, Policy Director

Lindsey Moss, Policy Analyst

 Ryan Busby, Press Secretary

  • Sen. Eric Bassler (Washington) SD 39
  • Sen. Phil Boots (Crawfordsville), SD 23
  • Sen. Rodric Bray (Martinsville), SD 37
  • Sen. Mike Delph (Carmel) SD 29
  • Sen. Pete Miller (Avon), SD 24
  • Sen. Chip Perfect (Lawrenceburg), SD 43
  • Sen. Jeff Raatz (Richmond), SD 27
  • Sen. Greg Walker (Columbus), SD 41

Hillary Cherry, Press Secretary, Social Media Manager

  • Sen. Jim Buck (Kokomo), SD 21
  • Sen. Doug Eckerty (Yorktown), SD 26
  • Sen. Jim Merritt (Indianapolis), SD 31
  • Sen. Ryan Mishler (Bremen), SD 9
  • Sen. Scott Schneider (Indianapolis), SD 30
  • Sen. Carlin Yoder (Middlebury), SD 12
  • Sen. Joe Zakas (Granger), SD 11

Laura Beth Clymer, Press Secretary

  • Sen. Vaneta Becker (Evansville), SD 50
  • Sen. Jon Ford (Terre Haute), SD 38
  • Sen. Ron Grooms (Jeffersonville), SD 46
  • Sen. Erin Houchin (Salem), SD 47
  • Sen. Brent Steele (Bedford), SD 44
  • Sen. Jim Smith (Charlestown), SD 45
  • Sen. Jim Tomes (Wadesville), SD 49
  • Sen. Mark Messmer (Jasper), SD 48 

Brady Hagerty, Press Secretary

  • Sen. Ron Alting  (Lafayette), SD 22
  • Sen. Jim Banks (Columbia City), SD 17
  • Sen. Liz Brown (Fort Wayne), SD 15
  • Sen. Michael Crider (Greenfield), SD 28
  • Sen. Sue Glick (LaGrange), SD 13
  • Sen. Travis Holdman (Markle), SD 19
  • Sen. Dennis Kruse (Auburn), SD 14
  • Sen. Brent Waltz (Greenwood), SD 36

Molly Swigart, Press Secretary Intern

  • Sen. Pat Miller (Indianapolis), SD 32

Jennifer Thomas, Deputy Press Secretary

  • Sen. Ed Charbonneau (Valparaiso), SD 5
  • Sen. Randy Head (Logansport), SD 18
  • Sen. Brandt Hershman (Buck Creek), SD 7
  • Sen. Luke Kenley (Noblesville), SD 20
  • Sen. Jean Leising (Oldenburg), SD 42
  • Sen. Rick Niemeyer (Lowell), SD 6
  • Sen. Mike Young (Indianapolis), SD 35

Mary Allgier, Visual Communications Specialist

Deb Mohr, Technology Specialist

Senate Media Protocol:

Members of the media must show proper credentials - either issued by an employer or by the state - to the Senate doorkeepers to be granted access into the Senate Chamber. Media members are provided a designated area in the back of the Senate Chamber for audio/video recording and note taking.

Mobile devices must be set to silent, and phone calls should not be taken while on the Senate floor.

The Senate lounge, located outside the Senate Chamber, is restricted to legislators and employees. All others must have special permission to access the Senate lounge.

Directions and Parking:
The Indiana Statehouse is located in downtown Indianapolis at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Washington Street. Paid parking is available on the streets and in garages near the government center.

Statehouse Address:
200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Public entry to the Statehouse is available at the following locations:
East Door Entrance
West Door Entrance (ADA accessible)

Visitors will be required to pass through metal detectors prior to entrance.  All bags and packages are subject to inspection and X-ray.

Click here for a map of downtown Indianapolis surrounding the Indiana Statehouse.