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Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, and entered public service as a means to help her community feel more connected with local and state government. She’s served as County Auditor, County Commissioner, State Auditor, State Representative for House District 78, and now Lt. Governor. Her portfolio in this role includes overseeing the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, Office of Defense Development, Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Office of Tourism Development, among myriad other responsibilities as chairwoman of several councils and tasks forces. When asked recently whether she enjoys running as a means of fitness, she promptly answered, “Yes. For office.” Get to know more about Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch here in the Leadership Life series.
Taking Hoosiers to the next level
Affordable housing for veterans, welcoming tourists and visitors to Indiana to support economic development and quality of life, and government working hand in hand with its citizens – are all priorities of Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch.
Gaming Laws & Data Center
Gaming legislation can be complex, but Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch breaks it down simply here. She also outlines the importance of the data center legislation that can create valuable construction jobs and hundreds of ancillary jobs in its wake.
Advice for young people of Indiana
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch once ran for office, and she lost. But even with her subsequent wins, she concurs that she’s learned more from her losses than all her wins. Her advice to young people and graduates: don’t be afraid to fail, embrace opportunity, and consider Indiana your home for sharing your given talents as you build a quality life as a Hoosier.
Politics and People
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch was once a small business owner, a realtor, a stockbroker, and worked for a public television station – all before finding her real passion of serving the citizens of Indiana in public service. She also weighs in on the role the Life Sites play in balancing out the news scale.