It is a privilege to serve as State Representative for House District 65, which includes all of Brown County, most of Lawrence County and parts of Monroe, Jackson and Johnson counties.
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House District 65
Indiana House of Representatives: 2016 - Present
House District 65: Portions of Brown, Jackson, Johnson, Monroe and Lawrence counties
Committees: Local Government, Judiciary and Interstate/International Cooperation
Address: 200 W. Washington St., Suite 401-7, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Occupation: Sales engineer and small-business owner
Statehouse phone number: 1-800-382-9841
State Representative Chris May is a small-business owner and three-term Lawrence County commissioner. A graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and Vincennes University, May currently works at Whitney Tool as a sales engineer, and owns and operates Hoosier Tech Properties, a small business providing residential housing.
May is deeply involved in the community and is a member of the Bedford Masonic Lodge #14, Sons of the American Legion Gillen Post #33, Springmill FOP Lodge #172 and Stone City FOP Lodge #94. He also serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County.
He has served on several boards including: Lawrence County Solid Waste Management District, Board Member (10 Years); Dunn Memorial Hospital, Board Member (3 years); Lawrence County Economic Growth Council, Board Member (8 Years); Lawrence County Redevelopment Commission, Board Member (10 years); and Lawrence County Insurance Steering Committee, Chairman (10 years).
May was named the 2017 Indiana Assisted Living Association Legislator of the year. In June 2018, he participated in the 64th annual U.S. Army War College National Security Seminar in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.
He is a lifelong resident of Lawrence County. He was raised in Oolitic and currently lives in Bedford with his wife, Amanda, and their two children, Carter and Sydney.
House District 65 includes all of Brown County, most of Lawrence County and parts of Monroe, Jackson and Johnson counties in south central Indiana.
In the coming weeks, many students and educators will be heading back to the classroom for a new school year. While this is an exciting time, some may have questions about the steps being taken to ensure the safety of our children and those who dedicate their lives to educating our future leaders. School safety continues to be a top priority for state lawmakers as we build on our policies and offer a variety of resources to better ensure our children learn and grow in a safe environment.
Photo Caption: State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) (left) accepts the Indiana Assisted Living Association’s Legislator of the Year award from Diana Matthews (center), INALA board member, and Liz Carroll (right), INALA executive director, at the Indiana Assisted Living Association Awards Lunch on Oct. 2, 2017, in Indianapolis. May received the honor for his work with Capital Senior Living during the 2017 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2017) – Hoosier job seekers now have access to new resources to find better-paying jobs thanks to the recently launched Next Level Jobs initiative, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).
STATEHOUSE (July 28, 2017) – State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) is backing efforts to improve all aspects of the state’s food and agriculture system throughout the next decade under a new Indiana Agriculture Strategic Plan.
STATEHOUSE (July 14, 2017) – “Thanks to the long-term investments being made in Indiana’s transportation infrastructure, over the next five years our area will see almost 400 miles of poor quality roads resurfaced. Between the money awarded to Brown, Jackson, Johnson, Lawrence and Monroe counties, the communities in South Central Indiana will see a total of more than $250 million in repairs to our roads and bridges. From the improvement of bridge structure to the installation of new traffic signals, travelling through our area is going to be vastly improved as a result of the many projects set to take place under the ‘Next Level Roads’ initiative.”
STATEHOUSE (July 6, 2017) — State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary and the Military Base Planning Council.
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. Chris May (R-Bedford).
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