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Ron Alting's Biography


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200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2785

3600 Cedar Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905

Full Name:

Ronald 'Ron' J. Alting




Wife: Pam; 2 Children: Ronnie Jr., Ashley

Home City:

Lafayette, IN



BS, Purdue University

Majority Floor Leader Emeritus, Indiana State Senate, 2019-present

Senator, Indiana State Senate, District 22, 1998-present

Former Assistant Majority Whip, Indiana State Senate

Candidate, Indiana State Senate, District 22, 2018

Chair, Public Policy Committee, Indiana State Senate, present

Former Member, Agriculture and Small Business Committee

Former Member, Civil Law Committee, Indiana State Senate

Governor Appointed, Member, Commission on Disproportionality of Youth Services

Former Member, Elections Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Financial Institutions Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Insurance Committeee, Indiana State Senate

Governor Appointed, Member, Tourism Council

Governor Appointed, Member, Veteran's Home Advisory Committee

President, Lafayette City Council, 1995-1998

Key Account Specialist, Tipmont Rural Electric Membership Cooperative (REMC), present

Captain/Major/Officer, Indiana Guard Reserve

Founder/Owner/Manager, Patout's of New Orleans, Lafayette

Member, First Free Methodist Church, present

Member, Lafayette Community Advisory Board, Indiana University School of Medicine, present

Board of Directors Member, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, present

Member, Sons of the American Legion, Post 11, present

Former Member, Bright National Bank

Former Member, Lafayette Symphony Orchestrat

Former Member, Liberal Arts Alumni Association, Purdue University

Former Member, Meals on Wheels

Former Member, Tippecanoe Arts Federation


American Legion Distinguished Public Service Award, 2012, 2005 and 2002
Champion of Friendship Award - Presented by Anthony Kennedy Shriver on behalf of Best Buddies of Indiana, 2010
Legislator of the Year Award, Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers, 2010
Legislator of the Year Award, Indiana Restaurant Association, 2009
Leadership Award, Indiana Association for the Gifted, 2007
Outstanding Public Service Award, Pediatric Medical Association, 2007
Special Recognition Award, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 2007
Legislator of the Year Award, Indiana Chiropractors' Association, 2001, 2006, and 2007
Advocacy Award, Family Services Inc., 2006
NOVO Award , Indiana Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking, 2005 and 2002
Small Business Champion Award, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2005
Legislator of the Year Award, Indiana Licensed Beverage Association, 2004
Welsh-Bowen Distinguished Public Service Award, Hoosiers for Higher Education, 2003
Lafayette Jefferson High School Hall of Fame, Inducted in 2001
Distinguished Hoosier Award, nominated by Governor Robert Orr, 1988
Listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest for significant contributions to the betterment of society
Outstanding Young Men of America Award
Howey Politics Indiana Power 50: Number 15