Who We Are

Board of Advisors Emeriti

Dr. Michael Lewis-Beck, retired professor of political science

Dr. Lewis-Beck taught at the University of Iowa. His research and teaching reflected an international reputation in voting behavior and analysis.

Andrew Card, Jr.

Mr. Card served as chief of staff for President George W. Bush. He is currently the acting dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

Andrew Jacobs, Jr.

Andrew Jacobs, Jr. represented Indiana in Congress for nearly 30 years, first elected in 1966 and retiring in 1996. Representing the city of Indianapolis, he was a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and was a strong proponent of a balanced budget. Notably, he turned down all pay raises when he served as a U.S. Representative. He is an attorney and lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Kim Hood Jacobs, who is a graduate of Ball State University and a former member of the Ball State Board of Trustees. Mr. Jacobs received the Bowen Institute on Political Participation’s Distinguished Public Service Award in 2013.