Dennis (Dennis) Kruse (R-14)

State Senator Dennis Kruse

Dennis (Dennis) Kruse (R-14)
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Capitol: 800.382.9467
FAX: 317.233.4276
District: 317.233.0930
Senator
Room 401-A State House 200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2785
200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2785
Residence:Auburn, IN

Committee Assignments

Bio

Elected Indiana State Senate, 2004 - present Indiana House of Representatives, 1989 - 2004 (15 years) DeKalb County Jackson Township Trustee, 1983 - 1989 (7 years) Political Affiliation Republican Standing Committees Education & Career Development Local Government Pensions & Labor Rules & Legislative Procedure Education Leo Schools, 1953 -1962 Auburn High School, 1965 Graduate Purdue University Life Insurance Institute, 1966 Anderson University, 1967 - 1968 State of Indiana License Teacher, 1970 - 1975 Indiana Realtors Institute Graduate, GRI 1972 - 1974 Indiana University School of Education, 1970 Indiana University- B.S. 1970, GRI 1974, CAI 1978 Activities Trine University Board of Trustee's, 2010 - present The Gideons International, member 1996 - present American Family Association of DeKalb County, member 1995 - present Indiana Conservative Assembly, Chairman 1994 - present Indiana Family Institute, 1994 - present DeKalb County Council on Pregnancy, member 1989 - present Right to Life, member 1989 - present Advance America, 1984 - present Northeast Indiana Youth for Christ Board, chairman 1989 - 2014, member 1968 - present County Line Church of God, 1946 - 2014 Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers Life Membership, 2010 National Auctioneers Foundation Board of Trustee's, 2009 - 2011 Indiana Pensions Management Oversight Commission, chairman 2007 and 2009 Child Evangelism Fellowship of Northeastern Indiana, member 1985 - 1997 Indiana University Certified Auctioneers Institute Charter Member, CAI 1976 - 1978 Auburn Bi-Centennial Celebration chairman, 1976 Indiana Dual Credit Advisory Council Member, 2009 - 2012 Indiana Education Roundtable, member 2009 - 2015 Indiana Motor Vehicle Advisory Board Member, 2011 - present National Commission on Teaching & America's Future, commissioner 2009 - 2010 United States Education Commission of the States, commissioner 2009 - present American Conservation Union, Defender of Liberty, 2012 Professional Firefighters Union of Indiana, 2007 - 2008 Honors Honorary Doctorate of Public Service Recipient, Harrison College Distinguished Alumni Award, Anderson University, 2011 Future of Education's Golden Apple Award, Indiana Virtual School Families, 2011 Certificate of Appreciation, Indiana Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 2011 Guardian of the Year, Indiana Chamber of Commerce Small Business, 2005 Legislator of the Year, Indiana Aviation Association, 2006 Realtor of the Year, Northeastern Indiana Board of Realtors, 1975 Legislator of the Year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 1996 Defender of Liberty, American Conservation Union, 2012 Award Winner, Indiana Section of American Water Works Association, 2009 Legislator of the Year, National Federation Independent Business, 2010 Occupation Collector Car Auctions, Auctioneer 1971 - present Dennis Kruse & Associates, Auctioneering and Real Estate, Owner/President 1968 - present Indiana Real Estate Broker, Licensed 1968 - present Reppert School of Auctioneering, Owner 1996 - 2011 Ambassador Steel Corporation Executive Offices, 1982 - 1996 WIFF & WAC Radio Stations, Disc Jockey 1966 - 1969 Avilla Motor Speedway Race, Announcer 1966 - 1968 WIFF Radio, Sport Broadcaster 1966 - 1967 Reppert School of Auctioneering, Graduate 1964 Personal Married- Kay Adele Kruse 1968 - present Children- Matthew (wife- Michelle), John (wife- Abby), Timothy (wife- Marybeth) and Daniel (wife- Beth Ellen) Grandchildren- Caleb, Michael, Jackson, Charlotte, Goldie and Samuel. Counties Served Portions of Allen and DeKalb counties

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2004    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Kay Adele   DOB: 10/7/1946
Counties Representing
Allen
De Kalb
Steuben