Randy Feenstra

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Randy Feenstra
Randy Feenstra - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
January 12, 2009
Preceded by Dave Mulder
Personal details
Born (1969-01-14) January 14, 1969 (age 49)
Hull, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Lynette
Children Four children
Residence Hull, Iowa
Alma mater Dordt College (Bachelors)
Iowa State University (MPA)
Website Senator Feenstra

Randy Feenstra (born January 14, 1969) is the Iowa State Senator from the 2nd District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2009.

Education and early politicial career

Feenstra graduated from Western Christian High School.[1] He received a bachelor's degree from Dordt College and his MPA from Iowa State University. His professional experience includes being the sales manager for the Foreign Candy Company, then City Administrator of Hull, Iowa for seven years. In 2006, he was elected Sioux County Treasurer.[2]

Legislative career

Feenstra currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate – Capital Projects committee; the Fiscal committee; the Tax Expenditure committee; the Transportation committee; the Ways and Means committee; and the State Government committee.[3]

Feenstra was elected in 2008 with 24,595 votes, running unopposed.[4] He was reelected in 2012, again without opposition.[5]

Nonpolitical career

While serving on the Iowa Senate, Feenstra worked for ISB Insurance in Hull, operated by Iowa State Bank. In 2017, he joined the faculty of Dordt College, after having taught there in an adjunct capacity since 2011.[6]

References

  1. ^ Geleynse, Jesse (April 24, 2011). "Iowa legislature needs to continue eligibility debate". Le Mars Daily Sentinel. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
  2. ^ Visser, Jeanne (March 11, 2008). "Feenstra will run for State Senate". Sioux County Index Reporter. Small Town Papers News Service. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Senator Randy Feenstra". Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "2008 General Precinct Vote Totals by County". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  5. ^ "2012 General Precinct Vote Totals by County". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Feenstra leaving insurance business for college position". Sioux County Index Reporter. August 2, 2017. Retrieved August 9, 2017.

External links

  • Senator Randy Feenstra official Iowa General Assembly site
  • Randy Feenstra, Iowa State Senator official campaign site
  • Senator Randy Feenstra at Iowa Senate Republican Caucus
  • Profile at Vote Smart
  • Financial information (state office) at the National Institute for Money in State Politics
Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Dave Mulder
2nd District
2009 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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