Indiana State University alum, The Honorable Maggie A. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Education and Master’s Degree in Public Administration after graduating from Columbus East High School. Since graduating from Indiana State, she has solely dedicated her career towards serving the public and those in need. She serves as president of the Indianapolis City-County Council, and is the first woman in Council history to hold this position.
When she’s not leading the Indianapolis City-County Council, Lewis serves as the Executive Director of the Dove Recovery House for Women. Founded in 2000, Dove Recovery House for Women is the largest half-way house in Marion County that provides supportive, transitional housing for women who are recovering from substance abuse.
President Lewis spends countless hours leading initiatives and serving on many committees designed to improve the quality of life for Hoosiers. Her passion for education is seen throughout the community as she serves as co-chair of the Lewis-Hubbard Group, a bi-partisan committee of community and business leaders seeking innovative methods to expand education opportunities and maximize school building space.
She is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., LINKS, Inc., and Mount Paran Church where she serves on the Usher Board and with the community outreach ministry. She is married to Indiana State University alum, LeRoy Lewis, III and they are the proud parents of LeRoy Lewis, IV.