News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 9, 2013

Excellence in Public Service Series seeks applicants


News Release

---- — The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series is seeking applicants from across Indiana for its 2013-2014 Class.

Inspired by the leadership of Sen. Lugar, for more than 20 years the “The Lugar Series” has sought to provide a first-class leadership training experience that encourages, mentors, and prepares selected women leaders from across Indiana to seek new levels of personal achievement and public involvement.  The program gives participants unique access to public officials and an effective and diverse statewide political network.

More than 400 women from around the state have completed the program, which was founded in 1990 and is entering its 24th year.

Lugar Series applicants should have demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of work or community service. Class members are chosen by a competitive application and interview process.

“My commitment to encourage women to enter government and political service continues through my association with members of the 23 classes,” said Lugar.Applications are due Aug. 1 and are available by visiting www.lugarseries.

com or by calling 317-536-6900.

The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series is a not-for-profit political organization funded and supported by the voluntary contributions of individuals and organizations committed to increasing the leadership of women in politics in government.