B. Patrick Bauer
House District 6
State Rep. Pat Bauer was elected to serve as Indiana's House Democratic Leader on Nov. 3, 2010. Pat has served Indiana House District 6 in South Bend.
Over the past decade, Bauer has served as Speaker of the House through several legislative sessions. He has also served as chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.
Bauer is Vice President of External Partnerships at Ivy Tech Community College. Additionally, he is a member of the advisory boards for Indiana University–South Bend and the Urban Enterprise Association of South Bend, Inc.
During his tenure in the Indiana House, Bauer has received dozens of state and national awards for legislative excellence.
Pat and his wife, Karen, have three children: Bart, Megan and Maureen.