State Sen. Vaneta Becker has represented Hoosiers from southwest Indiana since her election to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1981. Becker served in the House until elected to the Indiana State Senate in 2005, where she serves Senate District 50, which includes portions of Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.
Becker serves as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Public Policy and as a member of the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services. Professionally, Becker is a real estate broker at F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors in Evansville. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana and holds a real estate license. Outside of the Statehouse, Becker is involved in the Indiana Commission for Women and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Office of Women’s Health through the Indiana State Department of Health as well as the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Task Force through the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. She is also a former member of the ARK Crisis Prevention Nursery Board of Directors as well as a former member of both the Commission on Excellence in Health Care and the Arc of Evansville Board of Directors. She is also a member of the United Methodist Church. Becker and her husband, Andy Guarino, reside in Evansville.