Senator Zach Nunn View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 88 (2019) - 89 (2021)
House: 86 (2015) - 87 (2017)
Home County: Polk
Zach Nunn
Polk County


Serving first term in Senate. Served two terms in the House.


Cybersecurity entrepreneur, small business owner, military officer, and Drake University professor.


Graduated from Southeast Polk High School. Received B.A. degrees in political science and international relations from Drake University. Received M.S. in military operational art and science from Air Command and Staff College. Received master of studies in international security from Cambridge University, U.K.

Military Service

Lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force. Commander 233d Intelligence Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard. Served three combat tours overseas with over 700 air combat hours.

Memberships and Activities

Serves on the Iowa Innovation Council. Member of Saints John & Paul’s Knights of Columbus, Altoona Chamber of Commerce, Bondurant American Legion, Newton Chamber of Commerce, and Drake University’s National Alumni Board.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1979 in Story City. Raised in Altoona and resides in Bondurant.

Family Members

Wife, Kelly; three daughters and one son.

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Senate District 15
89th GA (2021)
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89th GA (2021)