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Jim Banks' Biography

Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 3, Republican

Contact Information

1300 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

1713 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

James 'Jim' Banks

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Amanda; 3 Children: Lillian, Elizabeth, Joann

Birth Date:

07/16/1979

Birth Place:

Columbia City, IN

Home City:

Columbia City, IN

Religion:

Christian

Attended, Navy Supply Corps School, 2012-2014

MBA, Grace College, 2011-2013

BA, Political Science, Indiana University at Bloomington, 1997-2002

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2017-present

Vice-Chair, Third Congressional District Republican Party, 2009-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2018

Senator, Indiana State Senate, 2010-2016

Former Member, Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Education and Career Development, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Government Affairs Committee, Builders and Contractors Association

Former Member, Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Homeland Security & Transportation ajd Veterans Affairs, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Pensions and Labor Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Science, Space, and Technology Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Environment (Science, Space and Technology), United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Research and Technology, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Space, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Veteran Affairs and The Military, Indiana State Senate

Broker, NAI Harding Dahm, 2013-present

Commercial Real Estate Broker, The Bradley Company, 2013-present

Supply Corps Officer, United States Navy Reserve, present

Staff Member, Congressman John Hostettler, Indiana 8th District

Employee, Public Policy Department, Focus on the Family

Director, Business Development, The Hagerman Group, 2008-2013

Campaign Manager, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, 2008

Member, Citizen's Advisory Council, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2012-present

Board Member, Independent Colleges of Indiana, 2011-present

Member, President's Advisory Council on Excellence, Huntington University, 2011-present

Member, President's Leadership Council, Manchester University, 2011-present

President, Columbia City Rotary Club, 2010-present

Chair, Government Affairs Association, Building Contractors Association, 2010-present

Member, Quayle Vice Presidential Museum, 2010-present

Member, Trinity Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 2010-present

Member, Whitley County Gideons, 2010-present

Member, Whitley County Historical Society, 2010-present

Past Chair, Building Contractors Association, 2009-present

Member, Region 3A

Chair, Whitley County Republican Party, 2007-2011

Member, Northeast Indiana Workforce Development Board, 2007-2010

Member, Whitley County Council, 2009-2010

Member, Allen County Right to Life Board, 2007-2009

President, The Wabash Group, 2005-2008

Awards:

2008 Future 40 Leaders Under 40of Northeast Indiana Award
Defense Meritorious Service Medal, United States Department of Defense
2013 Distinguished Public Official Award, Ivy Tech Community College
2013/2014 Distinguished Public Service Award, American Legion
Fifty Caliber Freedom Award, National Association for Gun Rights

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