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Jim Banks' Biography
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Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 3
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James 'Jim' Banks
Wife: Amanda; 3 Children: Lillian, Elizabeth, Joann
Columbia City, IN
BA, Political Science, Indiana University at Bloomington
MBA, Grace College
Vice-Chair, Third Congressional District Republican Party, 2009-present
Chair, Whitley County Republican, 2007-present
Senator, Indiana State Senate, 2010-2014
Member, Whitley County Council, 2009-2010
Campaign Manager, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, 2008
Member, Government Affairs Committee, Builders and Contractors Association
Director, Business Development, The Hagerman Group, present
Staff, Congressman John Hostettler, Indiana 8th District
Public Policy Department, Focus on the Family
Owner, Public Affairs and Relations Company
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
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
Member, Columbia City Rotary Club
Member, Northeast Indiana Workforce Development
Member, Region 3A
Vice-Chair, Republican Party, Third District
Member, Whitley County Gideons
Member, Whitley County Historical Society
Member, Northeast Indiana Workforce Development Board, 2007-2010
Member, Allen County Right to Life Board, 2007-2009
2008 Future 40 Leaders of Northeast Indiana Award
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