Suzanne Crouch has a clear vision for Indiana’s future - lower taxes, keep our citizens safe, protect the sanctity of life, and defend Hoosier values.

About Suzanne

Suzanne Crouch has been a source of strength and inspiration for Hoosiers across the state. Having an incredible depth of experience and knowledge from local government to statewide leadership, Suzanne has served as a County Auditor, County Commissioner, State Representative, State Auditor, and has been Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor since 2017.

As Lieutenant Governor, Suzanne serves as the President of the Indiana Senate. She leads and oversees the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), and Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC). In addition, she chairs the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Task Force, the Indiana Roundtable on Mental Health, the Civic Education Task Force, the Next Level Veterans Initiative, and the Women's Centennial Suffrage Commission.

Recently, Suzanne was named a ‘Woman of Influence’ by the Indianapolis Business Journal. In addition, she has been recognized by the National Coalition of Capital as a ‘Champion of Small Businesses.’

Born and raised in southern Indiana, Suzanne was brought up in a hard-working family who placed importance on helping others, integrity, and kindness. After graduating from Mater Dei High School in Evansville, Suzanne graduated from Purdue University. She knew her professional career path would lead to helping others, and making a difference across the state.

Suzanne and husband, Larry Downs, have an adult daughter Courtney. As a family, they like to travel the state discovering Indiana’s unique festivals, restaurants, and destinations. Suzanne also enjoys yoga, walking with their Norfolk Terrier, Luna Lovegood, and reading biographies of American Presidents.

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