Committee Board

Meet our Central Committee Board

The General Committee

Jeff Firkins

Chair

Jeff is a long time resident of Floyd County currently residing in Georgetown and is married to his wife Michell Schad-Firkins.

As a veteran Floyd County Police Office he serves as a Lieutenant – Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. He has also served as a Detective Captain of the Criminal Investigations Division. Jeff is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the Administrative Officer’s Course at the University of Louisville.

His political experience includes: former candidate for the Floyd County Council and Georgetown Township Trustee Advisory Board and has served on the Georgetown Township Advisory Board for 6 years. He is also the former secretary of the Floyd County Republican Party.

Jeff has also served as the President of the Frank C. Denzinger Lodge 171 Fraternal Order of Police and is the former chairman of the Floyd County Police Bargaining Committee. He is also a member of the New Albany Lodge 39 F&AM.

Heather Archibald-Peters

Vice Chairwoman

Ms. Peters comes from a long tradition of public service. Upon graduation from Indiana University Southeast with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1997, Ms. Peters worked for the Governor’s Office as the first Governors Fellow selected from Indiana University Southeast. Ms. Peters worked in the Governor’s Residence and the Governor’s Press office assisting in speech writing and event planning. 

Upon completion of her fellowship, Ms. Peters entered the Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis while working full time at the Indiana Housing Finance Authority. Ms. Peters worked as a certified legal intern in the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in Superior Court 4 – Criminal Division presided over by the honorable Patricia Gifford. Upon graduation, Ms. Peters immediately returned home to Floyd County to work for the Prosecuting Attorney as a Certified Legal Intern and later, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. Ms. Peters worked for Floyd Prosecuting Attorney until the birth of her children in February 2004.

Ms. Peters worked as Senior Attorney for Mapother & Mapother, P.S.C. from August 2005 until its closure in May 2015. Ms. Peters entered served serves as Chairman of the Greenville Township Fire Protection District and works with community leaders frequently to address issues in Floyd County. She is the Town Attorney for the Town of Greenville and is the attorney for the Town of Greenville Municipal Water Utility.

Jennifer McFarland-Kern

Treasurer

Bio Coming Soon.

Scott Evans

Secretary

Scott is a life-long resident of Floyd County. He is a 1992 graduate from New Albany High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been married to his wife Sherry for 19 years and they have 4 children. Scott has served as a police officer since 1996 and a member of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department since 2001. He currently holds the merited rank of Lieutenant. He has strong conservative values and is grounded by his faith and family. Scott believes strongly in serving his community.