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Brent Steele's Biography

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Full Name:

Brent Ellis Steele

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Sally; 4 Children: Sean, Aaron, Rhett, Gavin

Birth Date:

08/25/1947

Birth Place:

Indianapolis, IN

Home City:

Bedford, IN

Religion:

Christian

Fellowship, Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership, 1999

JD, Indiana University School of Law, 1972

BS, Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1969

Finance Chair, Dan Quayle

Treasurer, Lawrence County Republican Central Committee

Senator, Indiana State Senate, 2004-2016

Assistant Majority Floor Leader-Parliamentary Affairs, Indiana State Senate, 2010-2016

Minority Whip, Indiana State House, 2000-2002

Representative, Indiana State House, 1994-2002

Assistant Minority Whip, Indiana State House of Representatives, 1998-2000

Chair, Judiciary Committee, Indiana State Senate, present

Former Member, Agriculture Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former President, Bedford City Plan

Former President, Bedford City Plan Commission

Former Member, Corrections and Criminal Law Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Ethics Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee, Indiana State Senate

Former Member, Natural Resources Committee, Indiana State Senate

Member, Precinct Committee

Member, Republican Central Finance Committee

Former Member, Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee, Indiana State Senate

Partner, Steele and Steele, Limited Liability Corporation, 1972-1992, 1998-present

Licensed Indiana Insurance Broker

Campaign Chair, Judge Linda Chezem

Local Coordinator, Senator Lugar

Partner, Steele, Steele, McSoley and McSoley, 1992-1999

Campaign Chair, Becky Skillman-State Senate, 1992

Member, Scottish Rite, Indianapolis Valley, 1995-present

Member, Free and Ancient Masons 14, Bedford, 1994-present

Member, Bedford Lions Club, 1990-present

Member, Indiana State Bar Association, 1972-present

President, Lawrence County Bar Association, 1972-present

Member, Lawrence County Bar Association, 1972-present

Member, Advisory Board, Salvation Army

Deacon, Dive Christian Church

Elder, Dive Christian Church

President, Christ Reaching Asia Missions Worldwide, 2000-2012

President, Johnsons Christian Village, 2008-2012

Member, Bedford Elks, 1972-2008

Member, Shriners, 1995-2008

Member, Board of Directors, First National Bank of Mitchell, 1974-1998

Member, Sheriff Merit Board, Lawrence County, 1976-1994

Awards:

Legislator of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
Champion of Justice, Indiana Judges Association, 2013
States' Rights Re-founder Award, 2013
Randall T. Shepard Award for Excellence, Indiana Pro Bono Commission, 2012
President's Award, Indiana Bar Foundation, 2012
Legislator of the Year, Indiana Psychological Society, 2011
Voice of Indiana Business Award, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2008
Distinguished Legislator Award, The American Legion, 2006
Hoosier Freedom Award, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
Defender of Freedom Award, National Rifle Association, 1996
Legislator of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1996

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