Pat Ward

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Former Public and Govt. Relations Exec.
Polk
83
01/12/2009 - 01/09/2011
30

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Served as director of public and government relations for an electric utility company in central Illinois. Served as Staff and Communications Director, Iowa Senate Republican Staff.

Education

Received B.S. in legal studies/business, Central Missouri State University.

Memberships and Activities

Sustaining member of Junior League of Des Moines, active volunteer in children’s schools, and former member of Community Advisory Education Board of West Des Moines. Former chair of American Business Women’s Association (Central Illinois), and former chair of International Association of Business Communicators (Central Illinois). Member of Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1957 in Clinton, Missouri, and raised on a farm near California, Missouri. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband John; one son and one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Former Public and Govt. Relations Exec.
Polk
82
01/08/2007 - 01/11/2009
30

Term

Serving second term in Senate.

Profession

Served as director of public and government relations for an electric utility company in central Illinois. Served as Staff and Communications Director, Iowa Senate Republican Staff.

Education

Received B.S. in legal studies/business, Central Missouri State University.

Memberships and Activities

Sustaining member of Junior League of Des Moines, active volunteer in children’s schools, and former member of Community Advisory Education Board of West Des Moines. Former chair of American Business Women’s Association (Central Illinois), and former chair of International Association of Business Communicators (Central Illinois). Member of Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1957 in Clinton, Missouri, and raised on a farm near California, Missouri. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband John; one son and one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Former Public and Govt. Relations Exec.
Polk
81
01/10/2005 - 01/07/2007
30

Term

Serving second term in Senate.

Profession

Served as director of public and government relations for an electric utility company in central Illinois. Served as Staff and Communications Director, Iowa Senate Republican Staff.

Education

Received B.S. in legal studies/business, Central Missouri State University.

Memberships and Activities

Sustaining member of Junior League of Des Moines, active volunteer in children's schools, and former member of Community Advisory Education Board of West Des Moines. Former chair of American Business Women's Association (Central Illinois), and former chair of International Association of Business Communicators (Central Illinois). Member of Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ.

Birth and Residence

Born in Clinton, MO, and raised on a farm near California, MO. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband John; one son and one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Business, Government Relations
Polk
80
02/03/2004 - 01/09/2005
30

Born in Clinton, MO and raised on a farm near California, MO. Resides in West Des Moines. Received B.S. in legal studies/business, Central Missouri State University. Served as director of public and government relations for an electric utility company in central Illinois. Served as Staff and Communications Director, Senate Republican Staff, Iowa Capitol, Des Moines. Sustaining member of Junior League of Des Moines, active volunteer in her children's schools, and former member of Community Advisory Education Board of West Des Moines. Former Chair of American Business Women's Association (Central Illinois), and former Chair of International Association of Business Communicators Central Illinois. Member of Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ. Husband John; one son and one daughter. Serving first term in Senate.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources