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Full Name : Jake Teshka
Gender : Male
Family : Married; 2 Children
Home City : South Bend
Religion : Christian
MPA, Indiana University at South Bend, 2010-2013
BA, Political Science, St. Joseph's College, 2006-2010
Professional Experience
Business Development, Majority Builders, Incorporated, 2021-present
Business Development Officer, Interra Credit Untion, 2019-2021
Regional Sales Manager/General Manager/Operations Manager/Account Manager, Best One Tire and Service, 2015-2019
Executive Director/Field Representative, Saint Joseph County Republican Party, 2011-2014
Deputy Regional Political Director, Northwest Indiana, Indiana Republican Party, 2008
Intern, Mitch Daniels for Governor Re-election Campaign, 2008
Political Experience
Candidate, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 7, 2022
Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 7, 2021-present
Member, South Bend Common Council, District 5, 2018-2020
Current Legislative Committees
Education Committee
Financial Institutions Committee
Public Policy Committee
Org Membership
Member, Kiwanis, present
Member, Granger Community Church, present
Reading Coach, United Way, present
Commissioner, South Bend Redevelopment Commission, 2020-present
Board Member, South Bend Public Transportation Corporation, 2018-present
Board Member, Saint Joseph Country Juvenile Justice Center, 2013-2015