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Gambill announces bid for District 46

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Bionca Gambill
TERRE HAUTE -- Bionca Gambill, Linton Township Trustee, has filed to serve voters of the 46th District in the Indiana House of Representatives

The district includes all of Owen County, southern Vigo and southern Clay counties. The district also includes Bean Blossom Township in Monroe County.

Bionca has been a licensed nurse for 32 years. Her nursing experience includes working at a physician's office in Ellettsville. She has also worked in Intensive Care, extended care and in her current job as a nurse consultant.

Bionca was first elected to office as Linton Township Trustee-Assessor in 1990. Thereafter, she helped establish Sullivan-Vigo Rural Water Corporation.

Bionca was instrumental in procuring $9 million in federal financing to construct more than 122 miles of pipeline. She continues to serve as its president.

Bionca believes that Indiana's quality of the education will play a critical role in Indiana's future. A well-educated work force attracts high salary jobs, laying the foundation for a strong economic future.

Bionca will ensure the safety of our seniors in assisted care facilities through proper oversight of the companies which operate them.

Her experience as a registered nurse will bring a much-needed perspective to the Indiana legislature as it considers health care issues. Bionca hopes to bring a "fresh approach," to the legislature.

She has been endorsed by retiring Rep. Vern Tincher. She has also been endorsed by Rep. Clyde Kersey, Sen. Tim Skinner, and Speaker of the House Patrick Bauer.

She and her family operate a small family farm in Vigo County.

She has served as the Linton Leaders 4-H Club leader for nine years and participates in the Swine Club Mentoring program for inner city youth.

She knows how important family owned farms are to the future of Indiana. She also understands current agricultural issues. Bionca and her family love the outdoors and are dedicated to protecting the rights of outdoorsmen.

She has been dedicated to the League of Women Voters. She has served Vigo County three terms as its president. Her public service has included her activities within the Democratic Party.

She has been married 33 years to Christopher Gambill. They have three children and one grandchild. Gambill is a Sunday school teacher at Agape Christian Church.

While raising her family, she has served as a board member with numerous athletic and philanthropic organizations.