Indiana House Republican and House Democratic Caucuses Announce Leadership Teams for 2019 General Assembly
The Indiana House Republican Caucus and Indiana House Democratic Caucus have announced their leadership teams for the 2019 General Assembly.
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-88) will remain in the role for a sixth term. Additional Republican leadership roles include Greg Steuerwald (R-40), who will serve as Majority Caucus Chair for the first time, and Matt Lehman (R-79), who will return as Majority Floor Leader.
The House Republican Caucus also welcomed eight newly elected state representatives:
State Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Denver), House District 23
State Rep. Chuck Goodrich (R-Noblesville), House District 29
State Rep. John Prescott (R-Union City), House District 33
State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle), House District 44
State Rep. Christi Stutzman (R-Middlebury), House District 49
State Rep. Bradford Barrett (R-Richmond), House District 56
State Rep. Ryan Lauer (R-Columbus), House District 59
State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Fort Branch), House District 64
Phil GiaQuinta (D-80) will succeed Terry Goodin (D-66) as leader of the minority party. Mara Candelaria Reardon (D-12) will be Caucus Chair and Cherrish Pryor (D-94) will serve as Floor Leader.
House Democrats also welcomed eight new members to their ranks:
State Rep. Carolyn B. Jackson (D-Hammond), House District 1.
State Rep. Ragen Hatcher (D-Gary), House District 3.
State Rep. Patricia A. (Pat) Boy (D-Michigan City), House District 9.
State Rep. Chris Chyung (D-Dyer), House District 15.
State Rep. Lisa Beck (D-Crown Point), House District 19.
State Rep. Chris Campbell (D-West Lafayette), House District 26.
State Rep. Tonya Pfaff (D-Terre Haute), House District 43.
State Rep. Rita Fleming (D-Jeffersonville), House District 71.
Organization Day, which is the first unofficial gathering of the next legislative session, will be November 20 and the 2019 Legislative Session will officially convene January 8.