INDIANA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
State Representative Terri Austin has served in the Indiana General Assembly since 2002. During her time in the House, she has championed legislation to help improve the lives of Hoosiers and to advance the state’s economic climate through transportation, technology, education, small business, and workforce development.
She has been recognized as Legislator of the Year by state and national organizations including the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce, the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, the Indiana Teachers of Foreign Language, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and The Indiana Association of Chiropractors. In 2014 she was recognized by the Indiana Commission for Women as an Indiana Torchbearer. She received her B.S. and M.A.E. from Ball State University and her Educational Administration and Supervision Certificate from Butler University.
In addition to her legislative responsibilities, Terri served as an Adjunct Professor of Education at Anderson University from 2003-2011. Prior to joining Anderson University, she served as a classroom teacher and administrator for Anderson Community Schools for twenty years. She was recognized as the Madison County Athena Award winner in 2014.
Terri is active in several clubs and initiatives throughout Madison County, including Anderson Rotary Club. She is married to Michael Austin and they are the parents of two grown sons. Terri is a member of Park Place Church of God.
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