Payne sworn in as new state representative for House District 66

Payne sworn in as new state representative for House District 66

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, November 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2020) – Zach Payne of Charlestown took the oath of office Nov. 17 to serve as state representative for House District 66.

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush administered the oath to all House lawmakers during a swearing-in ceremony in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during Organization Day, the formal start to the 2021 legislative session.

"I am honored the constituents of my community chose me to represent them at the Statehouse," Payne said. "It's my goal to help make sure state government is working for them, and I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and getting to work."

Payne works in marketing as business development director and co-founder of a small business. He previously served as the Clark County Recorder and on the Charlestown Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.

He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Charter Oak State College and an MBA from the University of Southern Indiana. Payne and his wife, Callie, live in Charlestown.

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State Rep. Zach Payne (R-Charlestown) represents House District 66, which includes
all of Scott County, most of Jefferson County and northeastern Clark County.
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Photo Caption: State Rep.-elect Zach Payne (R-Charlestown) (center) takes the oath of office during Organization Day Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at the Statehouse. Payne will serve House District 66 in the General Assembly, which includes all of Scott County, most of Jefferson County and northeastern Clark County.