Incumbent In District 11
State Sen. Joe Zakas represents Senate District 11 which is composed of portions of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties. First elected to the Senate in 1982, Zakas serves on several Senate Committees including: Appropriations, and the Judiciary.
His various civic activities include the Indiana State Bar Association, the St. Joseph County Bar Association, and an Advisory Board Member for Indiana University-South Bend.
A graduate of the University of Illinois (B.A.) and the University of Notre Dame (M.B.A.; J.D.), Zakas is an attorney with Thorne Grodnick LLP.