Chuck Harris will run as a Republican Candidate for Porter County Recorder. Harris, the current Porter County Coroner, has served two terms as coroner and was a deputy coroner prior to that.
As coroner, he has increased drug awareness and prevention in a multitude of ways including speaking at middle and high schools in Porter County and educational opportunities in collaboration with the Porter County Sheriff's Department. He also has focused on increasing community outreach drug awareness and drug prevention programs.
Harris serves on several boards in Porter County including Porter-Starke Services Foundation Board of Directors; serves as Secretary on the Porter County Substance Abuse Council of the Board of Directors; United Way of Porter County Board of Directors; and the Community Action Drug Coalition of Porter County Board of Directors. Harris prides himself on volunteering and dedicating his time to the betterment of his community.
Coroner Harris was awarded the 2013 Porter-Starke Community Impact Award for working with and educating our youth on the dangers of substance abuse and making better choices. In 2017, he received the first annual United Way Spirit Award for everyday passionate, courageous, and self-sacrificing individuals who serve others and their community. In 2017, he was also awarded the Porter County Substance Abuse Council’s Awareness Matters Award for his work in drug prevention.