After winning the Democratic primary on Tuesday, Tim Ennis of rural Adams County officially launched his campaign for State Representative today in House District 21.

Residing in Corning, Tim has spent most of his career as a contract negotiator and grain marketing consultant for cooperative grain producers.  Since 2004, he has managed NFO’s organic grain marketing division.  Ennis has previously worked in twenty counties of Southwest Iowa for the beginning farmer program, Ag Connect, based in Lenox.

Ennis is an active leader and volunteer in many community activities and organizations. He served as Adams County Extension Council President for 10 years and is a member of the Knights of Columbus.  He has been a Farm Bureau member in Union County since 1991. He is a member of the Corning Rotary Club and has served locally as club president and as District Assistant Governor for Rotary clubs in Atlantic, Corning, Creston and Lenox.

Tim and his wife Kathy have 3 children and 3 grandsons who all live in the Des Moines area. Tim was born and raised on a typical family farm, the oldest of 11children. He earned a BA in Economics in 1970 from the U. of Chicago. His favorite pastimes are golfing, hunting, gardening, and reading.