On Friday, October 15, 2021, Becky Mateja Lombardini, MPA officially filed at the Indiana Dems Headquarters in Indianapolis her intention to run for the vacated position the Honorable State Senator District 4 Karen Tallian resigned in September 2021.
Mateja brings a wealth of education, experience, and work ethic to the race. The NWI born and raised, 20 year Porter County Resident, (living in Chesterton) and Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer, is heavily involved in the community from coaching to Rotary since she was a scholar to Australia in 1991.
This family value driven woman has worked for Johnson and Johnson at Ford, Community Health Care Systems, and owned a Union printing/ marketing/ business development shop in Whiting Indiana.
Currently Mateja teaches at Indiana University Northwest (25 ys) where she looks forward to working with the new Chancellor Mr. Ken Iwama and Congressman Frank Mrvan to enhance the offerings and area. Her ultimate goal is for living wage jobs, a safe environment, and a better quality of life.
“There are many issues that need to be addressed and I have always been able to bring folks together for the greater good.” Mateja said. The caucus was held Oct 21 at the USW 6787 in Burns Harbor where District Committeepersons voted.
Becky is hosting a Fundraiser for the Porter County Democrats called “Bowl Your Turkey Off” on Saturday, November 27th, at 7pm at Inmans Bowling and Recreation, Valparaiso, Indiana.
Cost is only $10 per person and includes games, shoes, and popcorn. Prizes are awarded for High Scorer, Highest Team Score, and Best Cheerleader. To see this event On the PanoramaNOW Calendar with map, click here.
Great fun for all.