Dale DeVon

Dale DeVon

Representative | District 5

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9678

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h5@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Victoria Klimczak

Phone: 317-232-9659

Email: victoria.klimczak@iga.in.gov

2017 Digest of Enactments

Indiana House of Representatives: 2012 - present

House District 5: portions of St. Joseph County

Committees:

Education
Family, Children & Human Affairs
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications

Telephone:

Toll-free Statehouse #: (800) 382-9841
Direct line: (317) 232-9678

Occupation: Home Builder 

State Representative Dale DeVon was elected into the Indiana General Assembly in November 2012. He was born and raised in Clay Township and has lived in Granger since 1989.

In the 80's, Rep. DeVon began his first business as a contractor, and in 1995, he started DeVon Custom Homes, a business he still operates today. In 1997, Dale became a national director for the Home Builders Association. In 1998, he served as local president for St. Joe Valley.

Rep. DeVon still serves as the state and national director of the Home Builders Association and continues to advocate for safe and affordable housing in St. Joe County. In 2002, Rep. DeVon was elected to St. Joe County Council District where he served as chairman of the Land Use Committee.

Rep. DeVon's passion, however, is helping youth. He was the Sr. High Youth Group Leader at New Life Christian Fellowship. He continues to meet with youth at the Juvenile Justice Center. He is also on the school board for The Crossing, a school for at-risk youth.

Rep. DeVon married his wife, Christine, in 1978. They have three children and five grandchildren. Shannon, a 2002 graduate of Purdue University, and his wife, Amie, reside in Indianapolis, IN with their son, Dominic, and daughter, Maranda. Shannon works in the commercial construction industry. Their son, Adam, a 2004 graduate of Purdue, lives with his wife, Sarah, and sons, Lucas and Eli, in Granger while working in the family business. Their youngest daughter, Ashley, a 2006 graduate of Indiana University, recently married Stephen. Ashely and Stephen have a daughter, Samantha, and a son, Grant. They reside in Fishers.

 

House District 5 is composed of portions of St. Joseph County in northern Indiana.

DeVon: Local students receive first-ever educator scholarship

Posted by: Tori Klimczak  | Friday, May 19, 2017

STATEHOUSE (May 19, 2017) — Local students planning to pursue a career in education are among the recipients of this year’s Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger).

DeVonís teacher mentor pilot program signed into law

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 25, 2017) — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law Monday establishing a new educator mentorship pilot program, according to the bill’s author State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger). House Enrolled Act 1449 will lend support to first-time educators by creating a pilot program that will allow new teachers and administrators to be

Rep. DeVon visits local elementary school

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Thursday, April 13, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 13, 2017) – State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) visited with students, teachers and administrators at Washington Irving Elementary School in Indianapolis on Thursday to discuss teacher mentorship programs and observe classrooms. “Sitting down and having face-to-face discussions in our schools is an effective and enjoyable way

Rep. DeVon: Indiana legislators build first-ever Habitat for Humanity home at Statehouse

Posted by: Peter Hoffman and Abigail Campbell  | Thursday, March 9, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2017) – Indiana lawmakers teamed up with Habitat for Humanity of Indiana Wednesday to formally kick off the General Assembly’s first-ever home build on the Statehouse grounds, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger). DeVon joined fellow members of the Indiana General Assembly, staff and Habitat officials as they

Local grad gains valuable experience with Rep. DeVon at the Statehouse

Posted by: Peter Hoffman and Abigail Campbell  | Monday, March 6, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 6, 2017) – A local graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2017 legislative session. Evan Truyaert, a resident of New Carlisle, is the son of Ivan and Michele Truyaert. A graduate of New Prairie High School, Truyaert earned a

House approves DeVonís mentorship program for new teachers

Posted by: Peter Hoffman and Abigail Campbell  | Thursday, February 23, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2017) — A bill that would establish a new educator mentorship pilot program passed unanimously out of the Indiana House of Representatives Thursday, according to the bill’s author State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger). House Bill 1449 would lend support for first-time educators by establishing a pilot program that would require

Rep. DeVon: Granger lawmakers honor Marian High School soccer team

Posted by: Peter Hoffman and Abigail Campbell  | Monday, February 13, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 13, 2017)—State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and State Sen. Joe Zakas (R-Granger) honored the Marian High School boys soccer team Monday at the Statehouse for their second straight Class 1A state championship win. The Knights finished the 2016 regular season with an 18-5 record and won every postseason game by at least two goals. Led

Spend a day at the Statehouse with Rep. DeVon

Thursday, January 5, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 5, 2017) — Applications are now open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger). While at the Statehouse, House pages spend the day touring the House and Senate chambers, the Indiana Supreme Court and governor’s office. They also observe the

DeVon to serve on three House committees

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Friday, December 16, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 16, 2016) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was recently selected to serve as vice chair of the House Committee on Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications. He was also named to the House Committee on Education and the House Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs. “The Education committee will continue to look for

DeVon: Gain experience by interning with the House of Representatives

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2016) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives are seeking interns for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April. “Former interns have gone on to work as full-time staff in the legislature, state agencies or in the political

DeVon: Local communities awarded grants to improve roads

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Thursday, August 25, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 25, 2016) — St. Joseph County and five local communities received more than $3 million in state matching grants this week to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger). This year, DeVon supported legislation establishing the state’s Community Crossings matching grant fund, which will provide about

DeVon to serve on Education summer study committee

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Thursday, June 23, 2016

STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2016) – State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) will be serving on the Interim Study Committee on Education. In preparation for the 2017 legislative session, which begins in January, interim study committee members meet to examine assigned topics, gather testimonies and identify potential legislation. “As a result of a new law I

DeVon's teacher incentive bill heads to the governor

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Thursday, March 10, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2016) – A bill authored by State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) that would allow school districts to devise and implement their own Career Pathways and Mentorship Program for their teaching faculty is on its way to the governor’s desk. “Those teachers who go above and beyond by taking on extra roles and leadership

Rep. DeVon: St. Joseph County student gaining experience with the legislature

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 10, 2016) – Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) welcomes St. Joseph County resident, Nick Seifer, to the Statehouse where he is interning with the House of Representatives during the 2016 legislative session. Seifer, a resident of South Bend, is the son of Jack and Jill Seifer. A Marian High School graduate, Seifer currently attends Ball

House passes DeVon's teacher incentive bill

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Monday, February 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2016) – The Indiana House of Representatives passed today a bill authored by State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) that would allow school districts to devise and implement career development programs for their teaching faculty. “Teachers can benefit from the Career Pathways and Mentorship Program because school districts would

Key committee passes bill supporting new teachers

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Monday, January 25, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 25, 2016) – The House Committee on Education approved a bill authored by State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) that would allow school districts to devise and implement career development programs. “The Career Pathways and Mentorship Program would improve educator retention by allowing schools to have the option to recognize and

DeVon laces up sneakers to fight cancer

Posted by: Hannah Carlock  | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 19, 2016) – State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) paired his sneakers with his suit today at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness. 

Adult high school bill passes House

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Monday, January 26, 2015

STATEHOUSE—State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) authored legislation that alters the distribution of funding for adult high schools to the school’s organizers, rather than to the corporation. The bill unanimously passed out of the Indiana House of Representatives. “Allowing adult high school organizers the ability to distribute

Rep. DeVon responds to 2015 Legislative Agenda

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Wednesday, January 7, 2015

STATEHOUSE—“The announcement of the 2014 Legislative Agenda focuses on important areas that will help our state and our Hoosiers,” said Rep. DeVon (R-Granger). “I am excited that a specific area of focus is education because it such an essential part of our Hoosier children and their future.” “It is important that we are

Rep. DeVonís adult high school bill signed into law

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1028, authored by State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger), was signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. HEA 1028 aims to help students who dropped out of high school and are going back to a charter school to obtain their high school diploma. HEA 1028 would help improve adult high schools by establishing an

House Republicans Achieve Legislative Agenda

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Friday, March 14, 2014

STATEHOUSE – The 2014 legislative session has adjourned with House Republicans continuing their track record of delivering on the promises they set in their legislative agenda. Prior to the start of session, State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) and other members of the House Republican

House Republicans Achieve Legislative Agenda

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Friday, March 14, 2014

STATEHOUSE – The 2014 legislative session has adjourned with House Republicans continuing their track record of delivering on the promises they set in their legislative agenda. Prior to the start of session, State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) and other members of the House Republican

Rep. DeVonís adult high school bill passes Senate

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, February 25, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Bill (HB) 1028, authored by State Representative DeVon (R-Granger), passed unanimously out of the Senate today. HB 1028 aims to help students who dropped out of high school and are going back to charter schools to obtain their high school diploma. HB 1028 would remove the cap on funding so that high schools serving adults can

Rep. DeVonís adult high school bill passes House

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Thursday, January 30, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Bill (HB) 1028, authored by State Representative DeVon (R-Granger), passed unanimously out of the House today. HB 1028 aims to help students who dropped out of high school and are going back to charter schools to obtain their high school diploma. HB 1028 would remove the cap on funding so that adult high schools can receive more

Rep. DeVonís adult high school bill passes House

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Thursday, January 30, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Bill (HB) 1028, authored by State Representative DeVon (R-Granger), passed unanimously out of the House today. HB 1028 aims to help students who dropped out of high school and are going back to charter schools to obtain their high school diploma. HB 1028 would remove the cap on funding so that adult high schools can receive more

Rep. DeVon supports Suits and Sneakers to raise awareness of the fight against cancer

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Thursday, January 23, 2014

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse on Thursday in support of the Suits and Sneakers challenge to help raise awareness about cancer and the importance that nutrition and physical activity play in reducing one's risk of the disease. The American Cancer

Rep. DeVon responds to State of the State address

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

STATEHOUSE – “I commend the vision Gov. Pence provided in his second State of the State address tonight. A lot was accomplished in the last year as substantial progress has been made to make Indiana a better state. Now is the time to continue expanding education opportunities for Hoosier students, and I greatly appreciate Gov. Pence’s

Rep. DeVon - Organization Day charity drive focuses on giving back

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, November 19, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) joined fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating sporting equipment and other items to the Special Olympics of Indiana today at the Statehouse. “Special Olympics Indiana is honored to be chosen by Speaker Bosma for Organization Day. Research has found that

Rep. DeVon appointed to interim study committees

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Thursday, June 20, 2013

STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) appointed State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) to serve on the following interim study committees: • Commission on Education • Regulatory Flexibility Committee • Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission “This summer the legislature will continue its work

Rep. DeVon pleased with outcome of 2013 legislative session

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Monday, April 29, 2013

STATEHOUSE – The 2013 legislative session has come to a finish. State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) is pleased to see two of his bills become law this session: House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1338 and Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 319. “My first session as a legislator certainly flew by, and I am extremely pleased with what were able to accomplish

House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Saturday, April 27, 2013

STATEHOUSE - Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), announced the end of session, or Sine Die on Friday evening, closing out a year of priorities achieved. The House Republican agenda, which was released in October, centered on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations, by focusing on fiscal integrity,

Local high school sophomore honored at Statehouse

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

STATEHOUSE – Mishawaka High School sophomore Anna Rohrer was honored at the Statehouse with a resolution authored by State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger). Rohrer was recognized in House Concurrent Resolution 38 for outstanding athletic achievement in the Foot Locker High School Cross Country National Championship. “It was a pleasure to

Proposed budget continues Hoosier track record of fiscal integrity

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013

STATEHOUSE – The proposed state budget, House Bill (HB) 1001, passed the House today with a 68-28 vote. The budget has a strong focus on high quality job growth, bridging the skills gap, education, building and maintaining infrastructure, protecting the vulnerable, protecting taxpayers and fiscal integrity. “I’m proud of the work the

Fighting against Hoosier hunger

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, February 12, 2013

STATEHOUSE — Members of the General Assembly have joined forces in the fight against Hoosier hunger. Partnering with Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, the lawmakers are working to raise awareness and assist with the state’s domestic hunger relief efforts through the month of February. All four caucus leaders participated in a public service

Bipartisan backed bill to safeguard Hoosier businesses

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Wednesday, February 6, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) has joined forces with three other Indiana lawmakers on a bill to safeguard Hoosier businesses against investment fraud. House Bill (HB) 1179 passed out of the House today unanimously. Rep. DeVon is partnering with the bill’s author, Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute), and co-authors, Reps.

Bipartisan backed bill to safeguard Hoosier businesses

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Wednesday, February 6, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Dale DeVon (R-Granger) has joined forces with three other Indiana lawmakers on a bill to safeguard Hoosier businesses against investment fraud. House Bill (HB) 1179 passed out of the House today unanimously. Rep. DeVon is partnering with the bill’s author, Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute), and co-authors, Reps.

Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and other House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse yesterday in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to promote awareness of the fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, last year 35,000 Hoosiers heard the words “you have

House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Thursday, January 3, 2013

STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity. “The House Page Program is an excellent way for students to learn about what goes on at the

Rep. DeVon ready to serve Hoosiers

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

STATEHOUSE –Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson. “Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our desks on the House floor and in the committee

Rep. DeVon appointed to House committees

Posted by: Kathryn Frakes  | Monday, January 30, 2012

STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was appointed to three different House committees. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority party after each election
Rep. DeVon speaking on the House floor.
Rep. DeVon stands at the rostrum with members from his community.
Rep. DeVon speaks on the House floor.
Rep. DeVon presents a House resolution honoring a local team.
Rep. DeVon voices his opinion on the House floor.
Rep. DeVon participates in Habitat for Humanity at the Statehouse.

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