Indiana House of Representatives: 2012 - present
House District 5: portions of St. Joseph County
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 seven 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, 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.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 10, 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was recently reappointed vice chair of the House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee.
STATEHOUSE (July 26, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger).
STATEHOUSE (June 20, 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was recently selected to chair the Interim Study Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
STATEHOUSE (June 13, 2018) — The Indiana Department of Education on Tuesday awarded Granger Christian School, Marian High School, Penn High School and Saint Joseph High School for student AP exam success during the 2016-2017 school year, according to State Reps. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola).
STATEHOUSE (April 12, 2018) — Local businesses on Wednesday at the Statehouse received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for their contributions to the community, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger).
STATEHOUSE (March 19, 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon’s (R-Granger) legislation requiring an annual report on the educational outcomes of youth in foster care could soon become law.
STATEHOUSE (March 7, 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon’s (R-Granger) proposal ensuring law enforcement are provided health protections when exposed to blood and bodily fluids while performing their official duties could soon be law.
STATEHOUSE (March 2, 2018) — The House of Representatives recently voted in support of a bill sponsored by State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) tasking the Department of Child Services to begin coordinating with school officials to ensure children in the foster care system are better cared for.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 31, 2018) — The House of Representatives recently voted in support of State Rep. Dale DeVon’s (R-Granger) proposal that would ensure law enforcement officers are provided health protections when exposed to blood and bodily fluids while on duty.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 30. 2018) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) Monday at the Statehouse honored the achievements of the leaders and athletes of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 29, 2018) — The House of Representatives voted today in support of State Rep. Dale DeVon’s (R-Granger) bill that would provide a critical next step in meeting the needs of Hoosier students in foster care.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 20, 2017) — Applications are open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session, according to State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger).
STATEHOUSE (July 14, 2017) – “St. Joseph County is expected to receive almost $50 million in the first five years of the Next Level Roads Plan to complete much-needed infrastructure projects. Nearly 200 miles of road lanes will be resurfaced and 50 bridges will be improved or replaced throughout the area. A number of necessary repairs are set to be made to the section of U.S. 31 that runs through our county. More funds will also be made available to complete other local road projects through the use of Community Crossings Matching Grants.”
STATEHOUSE (July 6, 2017) — State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Education and the Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission.
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).
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.
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