INDIANA HOUSE

CHERRISH PRYOR


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Personal
Full Name : Cherrish S. Pryor
Gender : Female
Home City : Indianapolis
Religion : Baptist
Education
Master's, Public Affairs, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis, 2005
BA, Criminal Justice, Indiana University at Bloomington, 1988-1993
Certified, Business Administration, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1993
 
Professional Experience
Manager, Community Outreach, BrightPoint, 2011-2012
Former Consultant/Real Estate Manager, Marion County Auditor’s Office
Former Public Affairs Director, Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council
 
Political Experience
Candidate, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 94, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022
Democratic Floor Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2021-present
Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 94, 2008-present
Member, Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council, District 7, 2007-2008
Former Legislative Assistant, Indiana House of Representatives.
 
Current Legislative Committees
Elections and Apportionment Committee
Interim Legislative Council Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
Ways and Means Committee
 
Org Membership
Member, Women in Government Leadership Program Class, 2016
Board Member, Noble of Indiana
Board Member, Peace Learning Center
Former Lobbyist, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
Former Program Director, State Student Assistance Commission
Member, Indiana University Alumni Association
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Indianapolis Chapter
Member, National Black Masters in Business Administration Association, Indianapolis Chapter
Member, United Way of Central Indiana Governance Committee
Member, Tillman H. Harpole American Legion, Post 249 Auxiliary
Member, Pike Township Young Men's Christian Association Campaign Committees
Member, Top Ladies of Distinction
Member, National Conference of State Legislators
Member, Concerned Clergy
Member, Board of Directors, Progressive Baptist Church