Tim Harman

Tim Harman

Representative | District 17

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Phone: 317-232-9981

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h17@iga.in.gov

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Zach Weismiller

Phone: 317-234-9024

Email: zach.weismiller@iga.in.gov

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Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website. I am honored to represent House District 17 and am excited to serve in the 119th General Assembly. Please feel free to share your thoughts with me. It is crucial that we work together to help Indiana remain on the current path of fiscal integrity and economic growth.

Please use this site as a way to keep updated about what is happening with state government and what I am working on at the Statehouse, along with issues affecting District 17. If you have any concerns or questions, don't hesitate to contact me.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve our district.

Tim Harman
State Representative
House District 17

Indiana House of Representatives: 2012 – present

Committees:

  • Employment, Labor and Pensions (Vice Chairman)
  • Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
  • Government and Regulatory Reform

Occupation: Founder & President of Harman Restaurants, Inc. (Sept. 2005 – present)

Civic and Community Service:

  • Member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bremen
  • Member of Marshall Co. Right to Life
  • Member of Kiwanis, Bremen
  • Member of Plymouth, Bremen and Nappanee Chambers of Commerce
  • Board of Directors - The Marshall Co. Community Foundation
  • Board of Directors - The Marshall Co. Holding Company
  • Board of Directors - Bremen Chamber of Commerce

Education:

  • High School – Plymouth High School, 1985 graduate 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography – Florida Atlantic University, 1992 
  • Master’s Degree in Education – Florida State University, 1994

State Representative Tim Harman was elected into the Indiana General Assembly in November 2012. Rep. Harman is a resident of Marshall County. Rep. Harman is a graduate of Plymouth High School and has been a business owner for the past ten years. The youngest of four children, Tim and his family moved to Plymouth in 1974 where he attended school starting in the first grade. In 1985, Tim graduated from Plymouth High School before heading south to attend Florida Atlantic University. Upon graduation at Florida Atlantic, Tim enrolled in the Masters of Education program at Florida State University and completed his higher education in the spring of 1994.

Rep. Harman is the Founder and President of Harman Restaurants, Inc. (Sept. 2005 – present). He owns three Subway franchises located in Bourbon, Etna Green and Mentone. Rep. Harman also owns four company-branded pizzerias located in Plymouth, Bourbon, Nappanee and North Webster. He employs over 100 people. Rep. Harman currently resides in Bremen, Ind. with his wife Jennifer and their four children.

House District 17: Includes all of Marshall County and a large portion of Fulton County

[r17] Rep. Harman appointed as Vice Chairman of Employment, Labor and Pensions

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Thursday, November 20, 2014

STATEHOUSE — House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee chairmen and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority party after each election year. State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) has been appointed to serve as Vice

[r17] Rep. Harman supports Suits and Sneakers to raise awareness of the fight against cancer

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Thursday, January 23, 2014

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) joined House legislators and staff in wearing sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the Suits and Sneakers challenge to help raise awareness about cancer. The American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers challenge is an annual event sponsored by the American

[r17] Organization Day charity drive focuses on giving back

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Tuesday, November 19, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) was joined by fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating sporting equipment and other items to 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

[r17] House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Thursday, June 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,

[r17] Rep. Harman appointed to interim study committee

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Monday, June 24, 2013

STATEHOUSE — House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) appointed State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) to serve on the Administrative Rules Oversight Committee. “While we accomplished a lot of positive things for Hoosiers this session, our work is certainly not finished,” said Rep. Harman. “I look forward to the work that will

[r17] Rep. Harman pleased with outcome of 2013 legislative session

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Wednesday, May 1, 2013

STATEHOUSE – The 2013 legislative session has come to a finish. State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) is pleased to see three of his top priority bills become law this session: House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1545, HEA 1561 and Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 319. “I feel really good about all we accomplished for Hoosiers in my first session as part of

[r17] Plymouth recognized by WorkOne awards ceremony at Statehouse

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Wednesday, April 17, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) congratulates Bay Valley Foods from Plymouth for receiving the WorkOne Achievement Award. In a ceremony at the Statehouse, 12 Hoosier companies and 12 individuals were recognized for their commitment to job creation as well as utilizing WorkOne’s available resources for exceptional career

[r17] Hoosier farmers recognized for achievements

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Friday, March 22, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Tim Harman (R-Bremen) congratulates the Bachtel/Filson family from Marshall County for receiving the Hoosier Homestead Award. The award was presented today by Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and Agriculture Director Gina Sheets at the Indiana Statehouse. The Hoosier Homestead Award Program recognizes families with farms

[r17] Local essay winner recognized at Statehouse

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Wednesday, March 6, 2013

STATEHOUSE — State Representative Tim Harman (R- Bremen) congratulates Plymouth 6th grader Josie Edwards for receiving an award for the 2013 Indiana’s Agriculture Appreciation month essay contest. Josie received first place in the 4th-6th grade category. Students from across the state submitted essays on why and how agriculture impacts their

[r17] Fighting against Hoosier hunger

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | 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, 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

[r17] Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Monday, January 28, 2013

STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Tim Harman (R-Bremen) and other House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today 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 cancer,” and

[r17] Work underway at the Statehouse

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Thursday, January 17, 2013

Work underway at the Statehouse It has been quite an exciting start to my first term serving as your state representative. During my first weeks in the Statehouse, I have had the opportunity to meet Governor Mitch Daniels and thank him for his service to the state of Indiana. I also attended the inauguration of Governor Mike Pence on the steps of the

[r17] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Thursday, January 3, 2013

STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Tim Harman (R-Bremen) 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 a wonderful opportunity for students to take part in the legislative

[r17] Rep. Harman appointed to House committees

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Friday, November 30, 2012

STATEHOUSE — House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Rep. Tim Harman (R-Bremen) was appointed to three different House committees: Courts & Criminal Code, Government & Regulatory Reform and Local Government. “It is truly an

[r17] Rep. Harman ready to serve Hoosiers

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | 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

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Rep. Harman participates in a charity drive to benefit the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.