Jordan Seger is the Deputy Director the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA).
Jordan grew up in Jasper, Ind. and was involved with his family’s poultry operation. He graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs. Prior to joining the department, Jordan worked for the National Park Service in Maine and Alaska, where he conducted air and water quality monitoring, as well as the Department of Defense in Washington D.C.
In 2011, Jordan joined ISDA as a field technician. He was promoted a year later to Agriculture and Environmental Affairs program manager and then Division of Soil Conservation director. In that role, he oversees ISDA’s field technicians, the implementation of programs, like Clean Water Indiana, and supports the coordinated activities of Indiana’s conservation partners.
As deputy director, Jordan supports the director, Bruce Kettler, in achieving ISDA’s mission and strategies. Among many responsibilities, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the department, represents ISDA in committees, engages with producer organizations and identifies strategic opportunities to grow the state’s agriculture sector.