Beverly Gard

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Beverly Gard
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Indiana State Senate District 28
Former Member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsNo
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Date of birthMarch 8, 1940
ProfessionHomemaker, former biochemist
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Beverly Gard (b. March 8, 1940) is a former Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 28 from 1988 to 2012.

Gard is a former Vice Chair for the Hancock County Republican Central Committee. She was a member of the Greenfield City Council from 1976 to 1988. She was also Vice Chair of the Hancock County Republican Party from 1978 to 1991. She has been a Precinct Committeeperson since 1977.

Gard was a Biochemist for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis from 1964 to 1967. She has been a Homemaker since 1967.

Gard earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 1962.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gard served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gard served on these committees:



On October 11, 2011, Gard announced she would not seek re-election in 2012.[1]


On November 4, 2008, Republican Beverly Gard won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 28 receiving 50,459 votes, ahead of Democrat Mike Brinegar receiving 24,588 votes.[2]

Indiana State Senate, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Beverly Gard (R) 50,459
Mike Brinegar (D) 24,588

Campaign donors


In 2008, Gard collected $174,029 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Indianan Republican Party $32,588
David C. Long for State Senate $10,000
Indiana Farm Bureau $7,000
Indiana State Medical Association $6,000
Nisource $5,500
Citizens for Merritt $4,000
Duke Energy $4,000
Eli Lilly & Co. $3,500
American Electric Power $3,000
BP North America $2,750
Edward Jones Co. $2,726
Indiana Hospital Association $2,500
Indiana Builders Association $2,000
Friends for Vaneta Bacdker $2,000
US Steel Corp $2,000
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $2,000
Indiana Academy of Opthalmology $2,000
Friends of Vaneta Becker $2,000
Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association $2,000
Vectren Corp $1,650

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Gard and her husband, Don, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Indiana State Senate District 28
Succeeded by
Michael Crider (R)