Chris (Chris) Cournoyer (R-35)

State Senator Chris Cournoyer

Chris (Chris) Cournoyer (R-35)
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Capitol: 515.281.3371
FAX: 515.242.5212
District: 319.396.8587
State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
Residence:LeClaire, IA

Committee Assignments


As a small business owner, mother of four children, and president of the Pleasant Valley Community School Board, Chris Cournoyer is passionate about strengthening our economy, our schools, and our communities. EDUCATION- Chris has a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the University of Texas (1992). JOB HISTORY- Chris served as Senior Consultant in the Technology Division at Andersen Consulting, serving in the Ecommerce Community of Practice. Currently, Chris is a self-employed website designer and developer. VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE- Current President of the Pleasant Valley School Board Reserve Deputy, Scott County Sheriff's Department, 2016 - Present Junior League of the Quad Cities, Advocacy Committee and Social Media Chair Appointed by Governor Terry Branstad to the Southeast Iowa STEM Advisory Board to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in our region and across the state, 2014 - Present Member, North Scott Rotary Club, Group Study Exchange Participant to Bavaria, Germany in 1996 Cub Scout Pack 88 Den Leader; Executive Board Member 2004-2006 President, Quad City Engineering & Science Council 2016-Present, Executive Board, Communications Chair 2014-Present LeClaire Community Library President- Friends of the LeClaire Community Library 2011-Present and Board Member/Secretary- 2004-2006 Mentor for Iowa Girls Code, a team of PVHS girls interested in Computer Science, 2016-17; facilitated "Hour of Code" for over 500 elementary students to learn about computer programming Helped organize the PV Trapshooting team in 2014 Coach for the First Lego League (FLL) Robotics, 2010-2012 Pleasant Valley Junior High School- PTA President 2012-2014 LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Secretary, Membership Chairperson, Newsletter Committee, Outstanding Volunteer Award - 2005; Outstanding Recruitment Award - 2004 and 2005; Webmaster through 2013 Volunteer Basketball, baseball and soccer coach

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Kurt   
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