Jack Jordan

Jack Jordan

Representative | District 17

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9753

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h17@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Jessica Bruder

Phone: 317-232-9824

Email: jessica.bruder@iga.in.gov

2019 Legislative Survey

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website. I am honored to represent House District 17 and 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.

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

Jack Jordan
State Representative
House District 17

Indiana House of Representatives: 2016 – present

House District 17: Marshall and large portions of Fulton

Committees:

Ways and Means
Education
Select Committee on Government Reduction

Hometown: Bremen, IN

Occupation: 

  • Business Consulting — Pharmaceutical Industry, Start-ups, Strategic Planning, Marketing Plans, Risk Assessment, etc.
  • Partnership: Construction — New home construction and renovations
  • Bremen Castings, Inc. — Board of Directors

Education:

  • Bremen Public Schools, Class of 1979
  • Purdue University, 1980- Industrial Management Studies (1 year) - Distinguished Dean’s List
  • Liberty University, 1984- Bachelor of Science Degree - Graduated “Summa Cum Laude” 
  • Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, 1988- Masters Degree in Business- Designated “Krannert Scholar”
  • Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, 2005- Executive Certificate in Management (1 year program)

External Corporate Executive Training Programs:

                Financial Management – University of Chicago

                Strategic Planning – Duke University

                Critical Thinking and Decision Making – Indiana University

                Strategic Product Management – Dartmouth University

                Quantitative Market Research – Purdue University

                Situational Leadership – Stanford University

Numerous internal Lilly training programs:  TQM, Leadership – Insights, Values-Based Leadership

Community Involvement:

  • Compassion International
  • Indiana Republican Party Delegate and Member of Platform Committee, 2010
  • Jordan Family Scholarship
  • Lifetime “All-American” John Purdue Club member
  • Medical mission trip to Haiti
  • Nappanee Missionary Church
  • Numerous “Marshall County Community Conversation” meetings (e.g. PLTW)
  • United Way
  • Vice-President, John Purdue Club, Marshall County

Not-For-Profit Experience:

  • Initiatives in Romania, 2006 – Present    

- Speaker at annual church leadership conference 

- College scholarship program for orphans and poor village students 

- Orphanage support and visits

  • India Scholarship Initiative

- Post-secondary training scholarship program (2013: 14 students, 2014: 15 students, 2015: 18 students), 2013 – Present           

  • Leadership Marshall County – Participant and Graduate, 2007-2008
  • Marshall County Community Foundation  (MCCF)

- Executive Committee, 2005 – 2010, 2015: 

- Chaired Asset Development Committee, 2005 – 2010, 2015: 

- Chaired Investment Committee, 2008 – 2010: 

- Chair Human Resource Committee, 2015: 

- Co-leader of Lilly Grant Request Contingency

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – National Advisory Board, 1999 – 2003

-Public Service: Undiagnosed Severe Mental Illness

-Legislative & Lobbying Committee

  • Working Committee: “Comprehensive 20-Year Plan” for Bremen (Economic, Education, Infrastructure, Development, Parks) in Partnership with Ball State, 2014 – 2015

 

A seventh-generation resident of Marshall County, Jordan grew up on a small farm in the Bremen area. He graduated from Bremen High School and earned degrees from Purdue University, Liberty University, Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame. He and his spouse, Dr. Hope Jordan, are the parents of Jack Jordan and Hope Amor, who is married to Nick Amor. Jordan is involved in United Way, Nappanee Missionary Church and is a lifetime “All-American” John Purdue Club member.

 

 

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

Jordan named to key House committees

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, December 7, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 7, 2018) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) was recently selected to serve on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Select Committee on Government Reduction. Jordan was also reappointed to the House Education Committee. “As we head into session, I am eager to get to work with my colleagues as we craft the

Rep. Jordan returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new members and

Fulton County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The Kline-Wagoner Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 142 years, according to area legislators. The Kline-Wagoner Farm, located in Fulton County and in operation since 1876, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award. “Owning and maintaining a farm for over 100 years

Marshall County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards at Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators. The Gottschalk Farm, located in Bourbon, has been in operation since 1858 and received both the Centennial and Sesquicentennial Award. “These farmers have spent

Jordan invites students to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, July 26, 2018

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. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen). 

Jordan: Local schools recognized for AP success

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (June 12, 2018) — The Indiana Department of Education on Tuesday awarded Argos Community Junior Senior High School and Plymouth High School for student AP exam success during the 2016-2017 school year, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen). 

Jordan: Local business recognized for 90 years of operation

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, April 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (April 13, 2018) — Easterday Construction Co., Inc. on Wednesday at the Statehouse received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for its contributions to the community, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Student pages join Rep. Jordan at the Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 20, 2018) — State. Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

Jordan urges Hoosiers to report flood damage

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, February 28, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 28, 2018) — According to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen), the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is urging Hoosiers to report uninsured damage from recent severe storms and flooding.

Northeast Indiana lawmakers lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen), Doug Miller (R-Elkhart), Denny Zent (R-Angola), Curt Nisly (R-Goshen) and Dale DeVon (R-Granger) pair sneakers with their suits on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month. Each year, the Indiana House of

Student pages join Rep. Jordan at the Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, February 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 13, 2018) — State. Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with daily duties and joined Jordan on the House floor during the legislative session: Trent Barnhart, from Bourbon, attends Triton Jr./Sr. High School; Anja

Jordanís bill to reduce government red tape advances to Senate

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 24, 2018) — The House of Representatives recently voted in support of a bill co-authored by State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) that would consolidate and streamline state agency reporting requirements.

Jordan: Important topics of the 2018 session

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The 2018 legislative session is in full swing, with committee hearings and session meetings taking place at the Statehouse. The General Assembly will dedicate the upcoming weeks working toward a better Indiana. I am grateful for the privilege to serve our community, and will work with fellow lawmakers to strengthen Indiana’s workforce, address funding for K-12 education and tackle the opioid epidemic.

Rep. Jordan invites students to the Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Jordan: Plymouth High School recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Plymouth High School was among several schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Jordan: Culver named a Stellar Community

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, October 25, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2017) — Culver has secured the title of a Stellar Community from the 2017 Stellar Communities Designation Program, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Jordan: New grant money paves way for local road projects

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 20, 2017) — Local communities will receive state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Jordan: Apply today to intern at the Indiana Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, September 6, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 6, 2017) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2018 legislative session, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Jordan to serve on summer study committee on education

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

STATEHOUSE (July 11, 2017) — State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Education

Jordan welcomes student pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing & Shelby Seay  | Monday, April 24, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 24, 2017) — State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

Jordanís bill to change certain titling requirements is signed into law

Posted by: Devan Strebing & Shelby Seay  | Monday, April 17, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 17, 2017) – Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law a proposal sponsored by State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) changing the type of titles issued for specialty-built cars

Jordan: Local farm honored at the Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, April 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2017) — State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) and State Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) today honored a locally owned family farm for being in operation for more than 150 years. 

Jordanís bill to change titling requirements heads to the governor

Posted by: Devan Strebing & Shelby Seay  | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 21, 2017) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted today in support of a bill sponsored by State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) that would change the type of titles issued for specialty-built vehicles.

Jordan: Roads committee passes legislation to change title requirements for replica cars

Posted by: Devan Strebing & Shelby Seay  | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 15, 2017) – The House Committee on Roads and Transportation voted in support of a bill co-sponsored by State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) that would change the titling requirements for specialty-built vehicles.

Jordan: Indiana legislators build first-ever Habitat for Humanity home at Statehouse

Posted by: Devan Strebing & Shelby Seay  | Thursday, March 9, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2017) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) teamed up with Habitat for Humanity of Indiana and fellow lawmakers this week to formally kick off the General Assembly’s first-ever home build on Statehouse grounds.

North central Indiana lawmakers wear sneakers to support cancer awareness

Posted by: Hannah Carlock  | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 7, 2017) – Area legislators laced up their sneakers with their suits today at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness.

Jordan: House supports bill creating personalized learning program

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, February 16, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 16, 2017) —The House of Representatives today passed a bill co-authored by State Rep. Jack Jordan (R- Bremen) that would establish a competency-based education pilot program in K-12 schools. 

Jordan: 2017 session: Looking ahead for the next generation

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The 2017 legislative session began at the start of the New Year, and I am grateful for the opportunity to serve Marshall and Fulton counties as your new state representative. Among my top priorities is to keep you updated on issues that matter to our community.  

Jordan selected to serve on three House committees

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Monday, December 19, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2016) — State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) was recently selected to serve on three House committees this coming session. 

Jordan sworn in as state representative for House District 17

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 22, 2016) – Surrounded by family and fellow legislators in the Indiana House Chamber, member-elect Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) took the oath of office today, officially becoming the state representative of House District 17. Jordan was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush and he was elected to fill the seat
Rep. Jordan speaks to fellow legislators on the House floor.
Rep. Jack Jordan sworn in with daughter Hope Amor and wife Dr. Hope Jordan by his side.
Rep. Jordan surrounded by some family members after being sworn in.
Rep. Jordan shows off his sneakers with Rep. Wesco.
State Rep. Jordan addresses fellow lawmakers on the House floor.
State Rep. Jordan (pictured far left) and fellow lawmakers wear tennis shoes on the House floor in support of the American Cancer Society on Suits and Sneakers Day.
State Rep. Jordan discusses legislation with a fellow representative.

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