Maura Hoff is an attorney with a private practice in Indianapolis. She resides in the downtown area with her husband Ryan. Maura earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. She also studied abroad twice in Strasbourg, France, studying European culture and legal systems.
Maura devotes her free time to serving on the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a charitable organization devoted to finding a cure for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and providing resources to those afflicted with these chronic illnesses. She works to raise funds for research and lobbied Congress pro-bono for a CCFA supported health funding measure.
Maura is also involved in politics, serving as the Secretary of the Indiana Federation of Republican Women, the President of the Greater Indianapolis Republican Women’s Club, the Indiana Chapter Leader of the Republican National Lawyers Association, and General Counsel and 7th District Vice Chair to the Indiana Young Republicans. She has served as a precinct committeewoman and state convention delegate.
In 2007, Maura graduated from the Indiana Leadership Forum. In 2008, Maura was named “Business Member of the Year” by the local chamber of commerce and “Up and Coming Lawyer of the Year” by the Indiana Lawyer. In 2009, Maura graduated from the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, the State’s foremost leadership program for women in Republican politics.
2nd Vice President
Mindy Colbert is the Finance Director at the Indiana Republican Party where she handles statewide fundraising and donor relations. Prior to joining the Indiana Republican Party in May of 2009, Mindy was the Director of Political Fundraising for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. She served three years in her position raising funds for both the state and federal PACs of the Chamber.
Mindy has done work in both the Indiana House of Representatives and Indiana Senate. Originally from Tipton County, Mindy graduated from DePauw University in 2004 as is a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She is a 2005 graduate of the Indiana Leadership Forum and serves as a precinct committeeman in Washington Township.
3rd Vice President
Jennifer is a principal of Tabbert Hahn | Ping Global Strategies. In this capacity, Jennifer works closely with clients focusing on issue management, contract procurement, legislative monitoring on local, state and national levels.
She is a life-long resident of Marion County and a graduate of Purdue University.
Jennifer is Vice Chairwoman for the Marion County Republican Central Committee and Vice Chairwoman of the 7th Indiana Congressional District for the Indiana State Republican Party. Currently she serves as President for the Indiana Federation of Republican Women and is a past member of the Public Relations committee for the National Federation of Republican Women. Jennifer was a delegate to the 2008 National Republican Convention and served as Co-Chair, Indiana Women for McCain. Jennifer is past president of the Franklin Township GOP Club and serves as a precinct committeewoman and was a delegate to the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Indiana Republican State Conventions. In 2003, she was an Indiana Woman Visionary Award nominee for her leadership with the Indiana Schools SMART Partnership. In 2004 Jennifer was awarded the Marion County Republican Central Committee Volunteer of Year. Jennifer is a 2006 graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series and in 2006 was the Republican candidate for Marion County Auditor. Ping was a 2009 Indy’s Best and Brightest honoree for the Government category. She lives in Indianapolis with husband Tim and son Brandon.
Melissa is very involved in the Republican party. Serving as the treasurer of GIRWC, she is also an Assistant Area Chair for the Central Area.
Melissa is also very involved in her church and her broadripple neighborhood. She enjoys spending time with friends and spoiling her 7 nieces and nephews.