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Dan Kelley

House District 29



P.O. Box 333

Newton IA, 50208

Phone: 641.521.9260



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Dan Kelley is serving his 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. He is the Ranking member of the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Budget Subcommittee. He also serves on the Ways & Means, Agriculture, Environmental Protection, State Government, and International Relations Committees. Dan serves on the Iowa State Capitol Planning Commission which plans the future of the Capitol complex.

He is a member of the NCEL, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, and the Iowa Parks Foundation Trust Board. He was a CSG Bowhay Legislative Leadership Development Scholar in 2011 and a 2012 CSG Henry Tolls Fellow. In 2013, Dan was appointed to the Midwest-Canada Relations committee of Central States Government.

Dan is a long time resident of Jasper County. He is a 1989 graduate of Newton High School and Fred Maytag Scholar. He graduated with honors from the University of Iowa in 1993 with a BA in Communication Studies. Soon after, he returned to Newton to establish a small business and begin his real estate career. Dan also owns and operates a mobile DJ service.

Dan has led many Boards and Commissions in his district. In 2007, he served as President of the Newton Board of REALTORs. He has also served on the boards of the Newton Chamber of Commerce, the Newton Housing and Development Corporation, the Newton YMCA, Relay for Life of Jasper County Board, and the Newton Alumni Board. He assisted in the establishment of the ACES Teen Center through the Newton YMCA, and founded the H.A. “Pop” Lynn Scholarship Fund. Dan also has served as Vice-Chair of the Newton Parks Commission.

His entire family lives in Newton and he attends the city’s historic St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.

His entire family lives in Newton and he attends the city’s historic St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.



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