INDIANA HOUSE

DENNIS ZENT


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Summary

Personal
Full Name : Dennis J. Zent
Gender : Male
Family : Wife: Wendy; 2 Children: Karen, David
Home City : Angola
Education
MsD, Endodontics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1985
DDS, Dentistry, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1975-1979
Attended, Pre-Dentistry, Indiana University at Bloomington, 1974-1975
Attended, Pre-Dentistry, Indiana University - Purdue University at Fort Wayne, 1972-1974
Attended, Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University - Purdue University at Fort Wayne, 1966-1968
 
Professional Experience
Endodontist, Endodontic Associates Incorporated, 1989-present
Served, United States Air Force, 1979-1989
Served, United States Army, 1969-1971
 
Political Experience
Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2023-present
Candidate, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 51, 2022
Representative, State of Indiana House of Representatives, District 51, 2012-present
 
Current Legislative Committees
Public Health Committee
Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
 
Org Membership
Board Member, Shepherd's House, present
Board Member, Cameron Hospital, present
Chair, Steuben County Republican Party, present
Life Member, National Rifle Association (NRA), present
Member, National Federation of Independent Business, present
Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, present
Member, Angola Chamber of Commerce, present
Member, American Legion, present
Member, Indiana Farm Bureau, present
Member, Indiana Dental Association, present
Co-Chair/Treasurer/Member, American Dental Political Action Committee, 1985-2012