Ben Bauer, Executive Director

Ben Bauer joined the Indiana Utility Shareholders Association in August 2018. In this role, Ben directs and manages the growth of the association. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the association, Ben is responsible for monitoring and impacting legislative and regulatory matters facing utility shareholders, both on the state and federal level. Ben works closely with his members to activate the grassroots arm of the utility industry and utilizes IUSA’s membership to impact policy.  In order to do this, new membership recruitment and maintaining current members is a vital function of his role.

Prior to joining IUSA, Ben served as a Regional Government Affairs Director for the Indiana Association of REALTORS from 2014 to 2018. In this role Ben was responsible for crafting and advocating the legislative agenda of the association, monitoring and impacting local ordinances and managing the REALTORS Political Action Committee. Before joining the REALTORS, Ben was a staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Ben earned his degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University – Bloomington in 2010.