State Representative Dan Forestal has lived in Indiana House District 100 nearly his entire life and was elected to the State Legislature on Nov. 6, 2012. Dan’s goals at the Legislature include bringing jobs to the area, making sure every child gets a world-class education, and protecting hard-working middle class families. While in the Indiana House, Dan has worked on legislation to improve public employees' retirement, increase support and training for public safety officers, and support smarter economic development.
Currently an Indianapolis firefighter, Dan has also started a small business that buys and rehabilitates abandoned homes in Indianapolis. Active in his community, he has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, the Knights of Columbus, and the Wheeler Mission.