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Meet Danielle

Danielle Carey Tolan currently serves as Westfield Washington Township Trustee.  She was elected overwhelmingly in 2014 and began serving as Trustee on January 1, 2015.  As Trustee, she has transformed the Township government by streamlining daily operations with technology, rebranding with a new modern website and logo, and merging with the local City Parks Department managing all parks and recreation programming for the community, just to name a few. 

Danielle comes from a 5th generation farming family, one of the few operating farms still in Westfield, and has become an active steward of the land and community.  She serves on many organizational boards within the state and locally such as Indiana Rural Caucus, Indiana Women in Agriculture, Open Doors of Washington Township, Westfield Youth Assistance Program, Downtown Westfield Association, past Westfield Washington Advisory Planning Commission Member, and many more.  Additionally, she recently served as co-chair of the Westfield Washington Schools Operating Referendum Committee, overseeing the campaign which ultimately passed by 81 percent. 

Danielle is also a successful entrepreneur who always takes a creative approach and enjoys tackling issues.  With her strong agricultural background, she isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty.  Danielle is always striving to collaborate with other government sectors to make local government more efficient.

Danielle resides in Washington Township with her husband Andrew and their 12-year-old son, Ezra. 

Community Involvement

A long-time Westfield civic leader, Danielle is a tireless grassroots organizer dedicated to building a stronger township for the betterment of the community. The emphasis in both her private and public lives has always been on agriculture, economic development and public assistance.

Most recent leadership positions include:

  • Riverview Hospital Women of Vision Committee
  • Indiana Women in Agriculture
  • Indiana Rural Caucus
  • President, Westfield Downtown Association
  • Westfield Economic Development Foundation
  • Westfield Youth Assistance Program Board
  • Open Doors of Washington Township Board
  • Westfield ROCK of Support Advisory Committee

Prior leadership positions include:

  • Director of Operations, Indiana Horse Council
  • Westfield Area Planning Commission
  • Westfield Invest in Quality PAC Co-Chair
  • AgrIInstitute Alumni
  • Indiana Agriculture Resource Council
  • Indiana Equine Advisory Council
  • Indiana Township Association Conference Co-Chair
  • Westfield Community Development Commission
  • AgrIInstitute Auction Chair
  • Tough Enough to Wear Pink for Susan G Komen Central Indiana Coordinator
  • FFA National Convention National Days of Service Coordinator

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