Allen Icet

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Allen Icet
State Representative
Missouri's 84th District
Budget Chair of the Missouri House of Representatives
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives from Missouri's 84th District
Personal details
Born (1957-03-31) March 31, 1957 (age 57)
Houston, Texas
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carol Icet
Children Sarah Icet
Melissa Icet
Alexandra Icet
Daniel Icet
Residence Wildwood, Missouri
Alma mater Texas A&M University (B.S., 1980)
Washington University in St. Louis (M.B.A.)
Occupation Engineer
Religion Baptist
Website http://www.icetforauditor.com

Allen Icet (born March 31, 1957) is a Republican. He was elected to the House in November 2002.[1] Icet has served as Missouri House budget chair since 2005.[2]

Background and education[edit]

Education[edit]

Icet received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Texas A&M University in Civil Engineering. Later, Icet went on to receive a Master’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.[3]

Early career[edit]

Rep. Icet is a past president (1995–96) and director (1994–96) of the Rockwood Board of Education. In 2000, Rep. Icet served as a delegate to the Missouri Republican Convention. He also served on Minority Leader Catherine Hanaway’s 2001 Blue Ribbon Budget Committee.

Marriage and family life[edit]

Icet currently resides in Wildwood, Missouri with his wife, Carol. They have four children: Sarah, Melissa, Alexandra and Daniel.[3] Rep. Icet attends Ballwin Baptist Church.[3]

Political career 2003-2009[edit]

He began serving the people of Missouri in 1994 as the President/Director of the Rockwood Board of Education for Saint Louis County’s largest public school system. He became a delegate of the Missouri Republican Convention in 2000 and served as a Member of the former House Minority Leader Catherine Hanaway’s 2001 Blue Ribbon Commission, recommending steps towards realistic budgeting. In 2002, he was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives. He has previously served on 9 different committees.[3]

His current Joint Committee membership includes the Capital Improvements and Leases Oversight, the Interim Committee on Oversight of Federal Stimulus and Stabilization Funds, Court Automation, Legislative Research, and Missouri Health Net.[3] Icet also has a strong commitment to service and leadership in various communities. After becoming an Eagle Scout, he joined the Life Member Eagle Scout Association. He formerly served on the Board of Directors for Ballwin Christian Academy and on the Rockwood School District Advisory Council, which serves more than 22,000 students.

Awards and accolades[edit]

St. Louis Business Journal Legislative Award 2007–2009[4] St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association Lewis & Clark Statesman Award 2008 -2009[4] Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award 2006[4] SSM Cardinal Glennon Champion for Children Award 2006[4]

2010 Missouri State Auditor Campaign[edit]

In June 2009 Rep. Icet announced his intentions to run for Auditor of the State of Missouri in the election 2010.[5][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

“After serious consideration with my family and trusted friends, it is my intention to seek the office of State Auditor in 2010,” Icet announced. “The Auditor is the top taxpayer advocate and watchdog in the state, responsible for rooting out waste, fraud and abuse of our tax dollars.”[5]

On July 7, Thomas Schweich also announced his candicacy for the Missouri State Auditor in 2010, which means that there will be an August 2010 GOP primary. Also on July 7, 2009, Icet announced endorsements from 80 Missouri representatives (90% of all Republican house members in the Missouri House of Representatives ) and 4 Missouri Senators.[13][14]

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