I have had the honor of serving as a State Representative for House District 93 since 1992. During that time I have represented all types of Hoosiers. As a resident of Marion County, I am pleased to represent the citizens of Ward 26 and Perry Township as well as White River Township in Johnson County.
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House District 93
Assistant Majority Floor Leader
Indiana House of Representatives: 1992-Present
House District 93: Portions of Marion and Johnson Counties
Education: B.A., Loyola College
Representative Dave Frizzell has been active in politics throughout his adult life. Both Rep. Frizzell's professional and community experiences have contributed to his successes here at the Statehouse. Some of his professional experiences include serving as the president of the Third Millennium Foundation Inc., a foundation striving to improve the quality of life of area senior citizens. He also served for a short time as a Major Gifts officer for the Riley's Children Foundation where he supervised the development of $50,000 in donations. Prior to this, he served for two years as the Executive Director of the Greater Indianapolis Advisory Council for Indiana Wesleyan University.
From 1985-2001, Rep. Frizzell served as the president of the Greater Indianapolis Republican Finance Committee (GIRFCO), and also worked with the American Cancer Society and as the Executive Director of the Indiana End State Renal Disease Network. In addition to years of political involvement as a volunteer for individual campaigns and as both Precinct Committeeman and Vice Chair Ward, Rep. Frizzell also served on the Boards of the National Kidney Foundation, and the Alzheimer's Association-Central Indiana Chapter.
In 2005, Rep. Frizzell was selected as an at-large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) in Washington DC. Since his election to the Indiana House, Rep. Frizzell has served in numerous leadership positions for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Rep. Frizzell was the 2012 National Chairman of ALEC and was recently named their Legislator of the Year. Rep. Frizzell was born in Baltimore, Maryland and settled in Indiana in 1978. He married life-long Hoosier Valda VanNess in 1980, and started his family in 1982. He moved to District 93 in 1985 and he and his wife currently reside in Perry Township.
Awards and Achievements
House District 93 includes the southern portion of Perry Township in Marion County and a portion of White River Township in Johnson County along with a section of Indianapolis.
STATEHOUSE (April 18, 2019) – Members of the House of Representatives Thursday at the Statehouse honored State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) for his 27 years representing House District 93. Frizzell will be retiring from his position June 30.
STATEHOUSE (April 8, 2019) – State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed local student pages to the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (April 4, 2019) – A Roncalli High School graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.
Elijah Marx, a resident of Indianapolis, is the son of Jeff and Shannon Marx. He attends Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis where he is majoring in criminal justice.
RAISING AWARENESS: (left to right) Indianapolis-area State Reps. Mike Speedy, Cherrish Pryor, Dave Frizzell and Bob Behning pair sneakers with their suits to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the Statehouse. Each year, the Indiana House of Representatives participates in the Suits and Sneakers challenge, an annual event hosted by the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. With an estimated 35,280 Hoosiers expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year, local lawmakers encourage everyone to get regular screenings, eat a healthy diet and avoid tobacco use.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 20, 2018) – Local students who want to learn more about state government are encouraged to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.
STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.
State Reps. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis), Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis), Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Beech Grove) and Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) invite local college and graduate students and recent graduates to apply before Oct. 31.
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.
STATEHOUSE (June 22, 2018) — Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch presented a Golden Hoosier Award to Steve Dillman of Greenwood at the Statehouse Thursday for his service and commitment to the community, according to State Sen. Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) and State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis).
STATEHOUSE (May 2, 2018) — Students in Johnson County planning to pursue a career in education were selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to local lawmakers.
STATEHOUSE (May 2, 2018) — Students in Marion County planning to pursue a career in education were selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to local lawmakers.
STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2018) — State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2018) — State Rep. Dave Frizzell’s (R-Indianapolis) legislation expanding Hoosiers’ access to dental health care in rural and underserved areas was recently signed into law by the governor.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 16, 2018) — A Center Grove High School graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2018 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 15, 2018) — State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) honored the life and sacrifice of Southport Police Department Lt. Aaron Allan on Thursday with a resolution at the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 30, 2018) — The House of Representatives voted Monday in support of a bill that would provide a critical next step in meeting the needs of Hoosier students in foster care co-authored by State Reps. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) and Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis).
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 25, 2018) — The House of Representatives advanced State Rep. Dave Frizzell’s (R-Indianapolis) legislation Thursday that would expand Hoosier’s access to dental health care in rural and underserved areas.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 4, 2018) — Applications are open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (July 14, 2017) – “At the heart of our state, transportation infrastructure throughout Marion and Johnson counties plays a major part in Indiana’s role as the Crossroads of America. With the new funds from the Next Level Roads Plan, our communities will be able to maintain and improve our roads and bridges, which keep our economy moving. Over the next five years, Marion County is expected to receive more than $251 million and Johnson County is estimated to receive over $177 million in funds for projects including adding 19 new miles of road lanes, resurfacing nearly 400 miles of roads and repairing or replacing more than 80 bridges in the area.”
STATEHOUSE (July 6, 2017) — State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) was recently named to three summer study committees that will examine assigned topics, gather testimonies and recommend potential legislation.
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. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis).
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 18, 2017)—State Reps. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) and Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) will host a town hall meeting on Saturday to share information about the 2017 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE – State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1004, which creates the Safety P.I.N. (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns) grant program to combat infant mortality in Indiana. Recently signed into law by Governor Mike Pence, this legislation was co-authored by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) and State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis).
STATEHOUSE – State Representative Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) authored House Bill (HB) 1004, creating the Safety P.I.N. (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns) grant program to combat infant mortality in Indiana. The bill was co-authored by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) and State Rep. Dave Frizzell (R-Indianapolis) and passed unanimously out of the House today.
STATEHOUSE – State Representative Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Beech Grove) authored House Bill (HB) 1007, Domestic violence prevention and treatment, to support Indiana’s domestic violence programs. One of the priorities of the House Republican legislative agenda is to address some of the public safety concerns impacting Indiana, particularly in the area of domestic violence. The bill was co-authored by State Reps. Julie Olthoff and Dave Frizzell, HB 1007 passed unanimously out of the Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee today.
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