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R. Michael YoungR. Michael Young

IUPUI Board of Advisors
State Senator
State of Indiana
First Appointed: 2003
Term Ends: Ex Officio



Michael Young is a state senator representing Senate District 35, which includes portions of Johnson, Marion and Morgan counties. Previously he served as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1986 to 2000 and as a member of the Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals.

Senator Young currently serves on the Senate Committees on Commerce, Economic Development and Technology; Corrections and Criminal Law; CHR (Corrections Subcommittee); and Judiciary (Probate Code and Trusts Subcommittee). He is also involved with the Wayne Township GOP and the Decatur Township GOP.

Senator Young attended Indiana University-Indianapolis where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History. He has also been honored by the Indiana State Employees as Legislator of the Year.