Rick Bertrand

Rick Bertrand REPRepublican

American politician

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Rick BertrandREPRepublican American politician
54
Years of Age
9
Years of Experience
IAResidence (state)

Rick Bertrand (born December 22, 1969) was the Iowa State Senator from the 7th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa Senate between 2010 and 2019.After graduating from Bishop Heelan High School, he attended Iowa Central Community College before obtaining a degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Political Science. He earned his master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Bellevue University in 2018. Before being elected to the state senate, he unsuccessfully ran for the 2nd district seat of the Iowa House of Representatives in 2008.In 2016, he ran in the primary for the Republican nomination for Iowa's 4th congressional district but lost the nomination to incumbent Steve King.His current occupation is the owner of Bertrand Construction LLC located in Sioux City Iowa.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Northern Iowa
BA Political Science
1993
Iowa Central Community College
Attended
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Iowa State Senate
2010 - 2019
Former Assistant Republican Leader
Iowa State Senate
President
JAR Imports
Current
Founder
TARINI Wines
2004
Former Sales
Bio-tech and Pharmaceutical Industry
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Fundraising Committee
June E. Nylen Cancer Center
Current
Member
Cosmopolitan International Club for the Cure
Current
Member
Saint Joseph Parish
Current
Member
Sioux City Community School Board Advisory Committee
2007 - 2009
Member
Board of Directors, Sioux City Art Center
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Ranking Member
State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate