Dan Kelley is serving his 1st term in the Iowa House of Representatives.  He is a Ranking member of the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Budget Subcommittee.  He also serves on the Agriculture, Education, Environmental Protection, Natural Resources and Health and Human Services Appropriations subcommittees.

Dan is a long time resident of Jasper County. He is a graduate of Newton High School and a 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 has led many Boards and Commissions in Newton. 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, 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.