Brad Zaun

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Director - Master Dowel/Grapnel Tech Services
Polk
88
01/14/2019 - 01/10/2021
20

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Director - Master Dowel/Director - Grapnel Tech Services
Polk
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
20

Term

Serving fourth term in Senate.

Profession

Director of Sales at Master Dowel; Director of Sales and Marketing at Grapnel Tech Services.

Education

Attended Grand View College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Former board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, former board member of Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and former member of Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Former member of Iowa Retail Association, past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce (1994), past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities, past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of the Urbandale Jaycees and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of Forty Under 40 Award in 2001, and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife, Dede; five children.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Director - Master Dowel, Director - Grapnel Tech Services
Polk
86
01/12/2015 - 01/08/2017
20

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Director of Sales at Master Dowel; Director of Sales and Marketing at Grapnel Tech Services.

Education

Attended Grand View College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Current board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, former board member of Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and former member of Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Former member of Iowa Retail Association, past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce 1994, past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities, past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of the Urbandale Jaycees and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of Forty Under 40 Award in 2001, and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife, Dede; five children.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Director - Master Dowel, Director - Grapnel Tech Services
Polk
85
01/14/2013 - 01/11/2015
20

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Director of sales and marketing, Grapnel Tech Services and iapps24.

Education

Attended Grand View College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Current board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, former board member of Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and former member of Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Former member of Iowa Retail Association, past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce 1994, past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities, past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of the Urbandale Jaycees and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of Forty Under 40 Award in 2001, and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife, Dede; five children.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
V.P. - R&R Realty Marketing Group
Polk
84
01/10/2011 - 01/13/2013
32

Term

Serving second term in Senate.

Profession

Vice president of Realty Marketing Group (a subsidiary of R&R Realty Group).

Education

Attended Grandview College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Current board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, the Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and former member of Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Former member of Iowa Retail Association, past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce (1994), past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities; past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of the Urbandale Jaycees and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of 40 Under 40 Award in 2001 and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife, Dede; five children.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
V.P. - R&R Realty Marketing Group
Polk
83
01/12/2009 - 01/09/2011
32

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Vice president of Realty Marketing Group (a subsidiary of R&R Realty Group).

Education

Attended Grandview College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Current board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, the Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Member of the Urbandale Breakfast Lions Club, marketing board member for the United Hardware Distribution Company in Minneapolis, former member of Iowa Retail Association, past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce (1994), past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities, past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of Urbandale Jaycees, and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of Forty Under 40 Award in 2001 and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife Dede; five children.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
V.P. - R&R Realty Marketing Group
Polk
82
01/08/2007 - 01/11/2009
32

Term

Serving first term in Senate.

Profession

Vice president of Realty Marketing Group (a subsidiary of R&R Realty Group).

Education

Attended Grandview College and Ellsworth Community College.

Memberships and Activities

Current board member of the Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, the Greater Des Moines Animal Rescue League, and the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association. Member of the Urbandale Breakfast Lions Club, marketing board member for the United Hardware Distribution Company in Minneapolis, former member of Iowa Retail Association, a past president of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce (1994), past board member of Choose Des Moines Communities, past board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, and chairperson of the study committee to form the Metropolitan Advisory Council. Former member of Urbandale Jaycees, and Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments. Nominee for 1994 Iowa/Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of 40 Under 40 Award in 2001 and elected to the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2004.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1962 in Des Moines. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife Dede and five children.

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Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
V.P. - R&R Realty Marketing Group
Polk
81
01/10/2005 - 01/07/2007
32

Term

Serving first term in Senate.

Profession

Owner of Zaun’s Trustworthy Hardware and mayor of Urbandale, 1998-2005.

Memberships and Activities

Served on Urbandale City Council, 1996-1998. Member of Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments and Metropolitan Advisory Council. Founding member of the Downtown Urbandale Neighborhood Association. Board member of Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau. Chairman of the study committee to form a metropolitan advisory council. Nominee for the 1994 Iowa-Nebraska Entrepreneur of the Year.

Family Members

Two sons and one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources