Eddie Melton was elected as State Senator for Indiana’s 3rd District on November 8, 2016. In addition to serving in the Indiana General Assembly, Melton serves as the manager of Corporate Citizen and Community Relations for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO). In this position, he leads the company’s corporate citizenship strategies and charitable giving. Prior to joining NIPSCO, Melton worked as a grant officer for the Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s community foundation in Northwest Indiana.

Education Foundation (AIEF). Through this intensive educational experience, Melton explored critical foreign policy and national security issues affecting both Israel and the United States. Melton has been recognized with multiple awards and accolades, such as; the top “20 Under 40” young professionals in Northwest Indiana by The NWI Times Media Company (2010) and is a (2012) South Shore Senator Eddie MeltonLeadership Award winner. Melton served as the national spokespersonfor Brother 2 Brother Magazine and is a frequent columnist for

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Melton has served as chairman of the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males, has served on the State Board of Education, representing the First Congressional District of Indiana and has also served as a national board member and Midwest Regional Director for the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE). In 2016, Melton was selected to participate in a fellowship program in Israel for national African American leaders, sponsoredby theAmerican Israel Appropriations School Funding Subcomittee Education and Career Development

theGary/Chicago Crusader newspaper and The NWI Times. Melton was appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate forthe nominating committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures. He was awarded the Freshman Legislator the Year by the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities. He is a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and received a B.S. of Organizational Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph. HEalth and Provider Services Homeland Security and Transportation Vererans Affairs and The Military

Senator Eddie Melton



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