Senator Chaz Allen View All Years
Serving first term in Senate.
Owner of Jorlen Welding in Newton. Also serves as executive director of the Jasper County Economic Development Corp.
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.
Wife, Teri; two daughters.
86th GA (2015)