Senator Claire Celsi View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 88 (2019) - 90 (2023)
Home County: Polk
Claire Celsi
Polk County


Serving first term in Senate.


Marketing and communications business owner.


Graduated from Dowling Catholic High School. Graduated from Drake University (cum laude) in 2001.

Memberships and Activities

Co-founder of Iowans for Public Education, Member of Historic Valley Junction Foundation Board of Directors, Drake University National Journalism and Mass Communications Advisory Board, Early Childhood Iowa Board, Iowa FADSS Council Board, Latino College Action Network, West Des Moines Democrats, Westside Democrats, Southside Democrats and Iowa Unity Coalition. Past boards and commissions: Young Women’s Resource Center, Iowa Great Places Advisory Board, Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Commission, City of West Des Moines Board of Adjustment, Central Iowa Shelter and Services Board of Directors, and West Des Moines Quality of Life Committee. 2014 Graduate of West Des Moines Leadership Academy. Des Moines Business Record 40 Under 40 recipient.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1966 in Des Moines. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Two daughters and one grandchild.

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