Indiana State Senator Vaneta Becker is the receipient of the 2013 Making Democracy Work Award
from the League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana.
Senator Becker has represented southwestern Indiana
since 1981, serving in the Indiana House of Representatives until 2005, and in the Indiana Senate since then.
that time she has worked tirelessly to represent her district, and she has received numerous awards for outstanding service
at the state level. Honoring groups include the Indiana Area Agencies on Aging, the Indiana Coalition for Human Services,
Leadership Evansville, the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, the Evansville Teachers Association, the Albion Fellows Bacon
Center, Ark Crisis Center, Komen Evansville Affiliate, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the Indiana Primary Health Care
Association, the Indiana Coalition gainst Domestic Violence, Indiana Association for Home and Hospice Care, the Indiana Council
of Administrators of Special Education, the Indiana Home Care Task Force, the Lampion Center, ALCOA, USI Alumni Association,
and the Indiana Association of Ophthalmologists.
She is on the Board of the ARK Crisis Prevention Nursery as well as
the Indiana Commission on Women.