Chaz Allen

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State Senator
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Exec. Director, Jasper County Economic Development Corporation
Jasper
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
15

Term

Serving first term in Senate.

Profession

Serves as executive director of the Jasper County Economic Development Corp.

Education

Graduated from Chariton High School. Attended Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. Received bachelor’s degree in international business from Northwest Missouri State University.

Memberships and Activities

Served as mayor of Newton from 2004 – 2012. Civic involvement includes Newton Development Corp., Prairie City Economic Development Corp., Mid Iowa Development Fund, Newton Rotary International, Governor Terry Branstad’s Commercial Property Tax Review Committee, Task Force for Infrastructure and Transportation under Governor Chet Culver’s Rebuild Iowa Office, Newton Mayor Dave Aldridge’s Blue Ribbon Governance Task Force, and the Iowa League of Cities.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1970 in East Point, Georgia. Raised in Chariton and resides in Newton.

Family Members

Wife, Teri; two daughters.

No Photo
State Senator
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Exec. Director, Jasper County Economic Development Corporation
Jasper
86
12/05/2016 - 01/08/2017
15

Term

Serving first term in Senate.

Profession

Owner of Jorlen Welding in Newton. Also serves as executive director of the Jasper County Economic Development Corp.

Education

Graduated from Chariton High School. Attended Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls. Received bachelor’s degree in international business from Northwest Missouri State University.

Memberships and Activities

Served as mayor of Newton from 2004 - 2012. Civic involvement includes Newton Development Corp., Prairie City Economic Development Corp., Mid Iowa Development Fund, Newton Rotary International, Governor Terry Branstad’s Commercial Property Tax Review Committee, Task Force for Infrastructure and Transportation under Governor Chet Culver’s Rebuild Iowa Office, Newton Mayor Dave Aldridge’s Blue Ribbon Governance Task Force, and the Iowa League of Cities.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1970 in East Point, Georgia. Raised in Chariton and resides in Newton.

Family Members

Wife, Teri; two daughters.