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Chief of Staff

Trent Fox, J.D.
Chief of Staff

Trent Fox was appointed chief of staff at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on November 6, 2017, by State Health Commissioner Kris Box, MD, FACOG.  Prior to this appointment, Trent served as director of legislative affairs for ISDH. 


Trent has an extensive background in public policy and an intimate knowledge of Indiana’s legislative process. He has served as director of communications and legislative affairs for the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, where he worked closely with Indiana’s prescription drug monitoring program, health profession regulatory bodies and served as spokesman for the agency’s 38 boards and commissions. His experience also includes serving as deputy director of legislative operations for the Indiana House of Representatives.      


He received his law degree from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law and a bachelor of science in legal studies from Indiana State University.


A native of Rosedale, Trent currently resides in Brownsburg with his wife, LaTonya, and two daughters, Sadie and Harper.