John Dabeet is married to Abeer, and has five year old twin boys Nabeel & Anton. John is the Chair of Business Department and Economics and Statistics professor at Muscatine Community College. Also, he is the President of Muscatine Sister Cities Inc. Mr. Dabeet was the past chair of the Diversity Service Center of Iowa. He served eight years on the board of the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
John has been the chief negotiator at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges for the past 17 years. His top priorities are quality education from Pre-K to University level, creation of good paying jobs, workforce development and strengthening of the middle class, and expanding renewable energy.
John received many national and international awards such as the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Outstanding Service and Dedication Board of Directors Award and the Excellence in Volunteerism Award, Sister Cities International 50th Anniversary Distinguish Volunteer Award, Muscatine Sister Cities Association, Inc. Membership Achievement Award, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award, University of Texas National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award, Iowa Wesleyan College Adjunct Professor of the Year, Who’s who Among Americans Teachers Award for several years, and Young Outstanding Man of America Award.
House District 91 includes Muscatine