Former mayor endorses Mandrell in State Representative race


GREENFIELD — Republican candidate for State Representative District 53 Kevin Mandrell has received an endorsement from former mayor of Greenfield Chuck Fewell.

Fewell served as mayor for 10 years before retiring in 2023, handing the position over to current mayor Guy Titus. The press release announcing the endorsement said that Fewell is “widely respected for his dedication to the community and his effective leadership.”

“Chuck Fewell has been a pillar of the community for a long time,” said Mandrell in the press release. “His dedication to Greenfield and the surrounding areas is remarkable, and I have been fortunate to know him for over 20 years. His leadership and vision have made a lasting impact, and I am honored to have his endorsement.”

In his endorsement, Fewell highlighted Mandrell’s qualities and experience.

“I have known Kevin Mandrell for a long time, and I have seen firsthand his commitment to serving others,” said Fewell in the press release. “Kevin has the proven experience, leadership skills, and qualities necessary to represent Greenfield, Hancock County, and the rest of District 53 effectively. I am proud to endorse him for State Representative.”

Mandrell is a longtime resident of Hancock County, living in New Palestine with his wife of 39 years, Annette. Together they have two adult children and four grandchildren. Mandrell serves as the director of employee benefits at WalkerHughes Insurance and is the board president for Bosma Enterprises. He also serves on the boards of Youth Opportunity Center, Arthritis Foundation, Zoey’s Place and Rush Memorial Hospital.

The press release states that Mandrell is committed to serving his community and advocating for needs of the district. Mandrell plans to focus on fiscal responsibility, limited government, supporting small businesses, healthcare costs, pro-life, second amendment rights, and quality education if elected.

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