Leaders & Lagers - Featuring Jay PhelpsThursday, Jan 31, 5:00 pm •
Get to know community leaders over a little lager at this casual networking event.
Jay was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana. Jay graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. From there, Jay interned at the Indiana House of Representatives and Cummins, Inc. In 2011, Jay took a full time position in the Bartholomew County Voter Registration and Elections office, starting out as elections deputy. From there, Jay moved up to supervisor of the office, before deciding to run for the elected position of Bartholomew County Clerk in 2014.
After winning the Primary and General elections in 2014, Jay became one of the youngest Clerk’s ever elected in the state of Indiana. Since becoming the Clerk, Jay has switched to the more efficient vote centers, moved the Clerk’s Office to a cloud based case management system, transitioned the Clerk’s
Office to e-filing, and drastically reduced the amount of paperwork that was being used in the office. Jay was elected to his second and final term as Clerk in November.
Cash bar hosted by Upland Brewing Company.