The Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (“Commission”) was established by House Enrolled Act 1394 during the 2019 legislative session of the Indiana General Assembly and is charged with the following:

  • Planning and developing activities to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment.
  • Encouraging and assisting state agencies, local governments, and private organizations in coordinating, organizing, and participating in activities that commemorate the 19th Amendment.
  • Working to create a legacy that elevates the contributions of women and men with a connection to Indiana who were instrumental or otherwise played a role in the process of ratifying the 19th Amendment.

The Commission’s upcoming meetings can be found under Events, and information about the Commission’s 17 members can be found below.

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch

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Keira Amstutz

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Elaine Bedel

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Senator Jean Breaux

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Kathy Cabello

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Melissa Cotterill

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Cathy Ferree

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Senator Sue Glick

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Chandler Lighty

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Representative Sharon Negele

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Representative Cherrish Pryor

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Joyce Rogers

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Chief Justice Loretta Rush

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Danielle Shockey

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Judy Singleton

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Matt Walsh

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Rose Wernicke

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