Senators

Mark Messmer

Contact Information

200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467
or 317-232-9400
Email: Senator.Messmer@iga.in.gov

Legislative Assistant:
Dawna Smith 
317-234-9441

Mark Messmer

State Senator - District 48

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2014 - Present
Indiana House of Representatives, 2008 - 2014

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Public Policy, Ranking Member
Agriculture
Insurance & Financial Institutions
Natural Resources

Education

Purdue University, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Activities

Jasper Kiwanis officer
Knights of Columbus member
Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee for the Evansville Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Condition Engineers member

Occupation

Owner, Messmer Mechanical, Inc.

Religious Affiliation

Member and Music Minister, Holy Family Catholic Church

Personal

Wife, Kim
Four children

Counties Served

Pike, Spencer, and portions of Dubois, Knox, Gibson, and Warrick counties

Mark Messmer

State Senator - District 48

Messmer Recognizes the WWII Devil's Brigade Veterans

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, April 6, 2015

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper, standing at podium) welcomes Hoosier members and relatives of the First Special Service Force of World War II to the Statehouse Tuesday, March 31. Messmer honored the “Devil’s Brigade” for their significant part of World War II’s history with Senate Concurrent Resolution 30. The force earned its more»

Messmer Honors Princeton Basketball State Champions

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper, front row, third from left) welcomed the Princeton High School Lady Tigers basketball team and cheerleading squad to the Statehouse Monday, March 16 to honor the basketball team’s victory as the 2014-2015 Class 3A state champions. Messmer led the Senate in recognizing the team and coaching staff with Senate more»

Messmer Honors 2014-2015 Rural Teacher of the Year

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper, second from left) welcomes Andrea Hess, a sixth-grade teacher from George Rogers Clark Middle School in Vincennes, Ind., to the Statehouse Monday, March 9. Hess (second from right), joined by her husband (right) and Principal Ryan Clark (left), was awarded the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association's (ISRSA) 2014-2015 more»

Senators Make Friendly Wager on State Finals Game

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Thursday, March 5, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2015) — State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) and State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) are taking part in a friendly wager, each betting that the girls basketball team from their respective senate district will win the Class 3A State Girls Basketball Championship. In the battle for the state title, Tippecanoe Valley High School more»

Sen. Messmer: Dubois County Graduate Gains Experience at Statehouse

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, March 2, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 2, 2015) – Dubois County resident Zachary Eckert is serving as an intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2015 legislative session, State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) said. Eckert, a resident of Jasper, is the son of Steve and Diane Eckert. He graduated from Jasper High School and received his bachelor’s more»

Sen. Messmer Welcomes South Spencer Softball Champions

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, March 2, 2015

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) welcomes the South Spencer High School Lady Rebel softball team to the Statehouse Monday, March 2 to honor the team’s victory as the 2014 Class 2A state champions. Messmer (top, left) led the Senate in recognizing the team and coaches with House Concurrent Resolution 28, congratulating the team for their teamwork and more»

Messmer Receives Two Legislator of the Year Awards

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, January 23, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 22, 2015) — State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) was named “Legislator of the Year” by both the Indiana Winery and Vineyard Association and the American Kennel Club this week. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, Messmer was presented with the first annual “Legislator of the Year” award from the Indiana Winery and Vineyard more»

Messmer Honors Winery, Vineyard Association on 40 Years

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, January 12, 2015

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) welcomes representatives from the Indiana Winery and Vineyard Association to the Statehouse Monday, Jan. 12, to honor the organization’s 40th anniversary. Messmer led the Senate in recognizing the association with Senate Concurrent Resolution 2, congratulating the group for providing jobs to Hoosiers, supporting the more»

State Sen. Mark Messmer Accepting Student Page Requests

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Thursday, January 8, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 8, 2015) — Local students in grades six through 12 can submit requests to serve as a page with State Sen. Mark Messmer’s (R-Jasper) office at the Statehouse during the Indiana General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session. “The Senate page program provides opportunities for local students to visit Indianapolis and more»

Messmer to Serve on Four Senate Committees

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, November 24, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2014) — Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) appointed State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) to serve on four standing senate committees for the 119th General Assembly. Messmer was named ranking member of the Senate Committee on Public Policy, and will also serve on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, the more»

Messmer Sworn in as State Senator for District 48

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2014) – Surrounded by family and fellow legislators, Senator-elect Mark Messmer took the oath of office today in the Indiana Senate Chamber, officially becoming the State Senator representing District 48. He was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush. Messmer, one of eight new members of the Indiana more»

Mark Messmer

State Senator - District 48

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