Dave’s past experience on the Board of Directors for the local municipal utility, the local School Board, as a John Deere engineer and manager, and as an instructor at University of Northern Iowa provided immense value to the House committees on which he serves and to House floor discussions. A 4th generation Iowan, Dave knows that the correct investment in education at all levels is a key to Iowa’s economic growth.
- Provided much-needed experience as the only engineer in the Iowa state House and member of the governor’s STEM advisory council
- Advocated for continued investment in education and apprenticeship and training programs at all levels to ensure Iowa’s businesses can recruit skilled, well-qualified employees
- Believes Iowa must end the failed Medicaid privatization and make sure all Iowans get the care they deserve