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Vi Simpson's Biography
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Husband: Bill McCarty; 2 Children: Jason, Kristina
Los Angeles, CA
Attended, California State University, Hayward
LLB, Indiana University School of Law, 1994
Candidate, Indiana State Lieutenant Governor, 2012
Senator, Indiana State Senate, 1984-2012
Assistant Democratic Leader, Indiana State Senate, 2006-2008
Member, Committee on Status of Children, Council of State Governments
Member, Strategic Plan Steering Committee, Indiana Economic Development Council
Caucus Representative, State Budget Committee, 1998-2007
Executive Director, Heritage Education Foundation, 1989-present
President, Vi Simpson and Company, 1982-1988
Monroe County Auditor, Bloomington, Indiana, 1981-1984
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, Advisory Board, Indiana Perinatal Network
Chair, Committee on Taxation, Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, COMPETE (Coalition on Monitoring Public Efficiency and Tax Expenditures) Advisory Board, Metropolitan Association of Greater Indianapolis
Member, Executive Committee, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Member, Indianapolis Museum of Art Government Relations Committee, present
Member, Indiana Public Health Professional Association
Member, Indiana State Bar Association
Member, Indiana University Institution for Family and Social Responsibility
Member, Legislative Effectiveness Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures, present
Member, Monroe County Bar Association
Member, State Director, Women in Government
Member, State Director, Women Legislators' Lobby
Member, Honorary Board, Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault, 1998-1999
Names of Grandchildren:
Evan, 9 years of age; Stella, 2 years of age; Violet, 1 year of age.
Number of Grandchildren:
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