Rep. Jim Banks (R-Indiana) biography

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Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN 3rd District)

2nd term Republican from Indiana 3rd District.


Residence: Columbia City

Marital Status: Married (Amanda)

Prev. Occupation: Commercial Realtor

Prev. Political Exp.: Whitley Co. Council, 2009-10; IN Senate, 2010-2016

Military: USNR, 2012-present

Education: BA Indiana University, 2004; MBA Grace College, 2013

Birthdate: 07/16/1979

Birthplace: Columbia City, IN

Religion: Evangelical Christian

Percentage in Last Election: 70%

Major Opponent: Tommy Schrader


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Jim Banks.


Washington, D.C. Office:

1713 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4436
Fax: (202) 226-9870

Fort Wayne Office: (more district offices)

1300 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Phone: (260) 702-4750


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: David Keller
  • Scheduler: Garrett Serstad
  • Legis. Dir.: Amy Surber
  • Comm. Dir.: TW Arrighi
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Tanner Spencer
  • Education LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Telecomm LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Transportation LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Trade LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Commerce LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Labor LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Budget LA: Mark Rusthoven
  • Government Affairs LA: Tanner Spencer
  • Space - NASA LA: Amy Surber
  • Animal Welfare LA: Tanner Spencer


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Banks
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Jim Banks
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Banks
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Banks
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Banks


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