Pam Jochum

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Pam Jochum
Pam Jochum - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 14th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 12, 2009
Preceded by Mike Connolly
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 27th district
35th (1993–2003)
In office
January 1993 – January 12, 2009
Preceded by  ???
Succeeded by Charles Isenhart
Personal details
Born (1954-09-26) September 26, 1954 (age 59)
Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Loras College
Website Government website

Pam Jochum (born September 26, 1954) is the Iowa State Senator from the 14th District and President of the Iowa Senate. A Democrat, she was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1993 to 2009, when she became a member of the Iowa Senate.

Jochum serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Appropriations committee; the Judiciary committee; the Rebuild Iowa committee; the State Government committee; the Ways and Means committee; and she is vice chair of the Labor and Business Relations committee; Rules & Administration and state committees. She also serves as vice chair of the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee. Her prior political experience includes serving as floor whip at the Democratic National Convention in 1984, serving as chair of the Dubuque County Democratic Central Committee in 1982.

Jochum was elected to the Senate in 2008 with 19,443 votes, defeating Republican opponent John Hulsizer, Jr.[1]

Education[edit]

Jochum graduated from Wahlert High School and she received her A.A. and B.A. degrees from Loras College.[2]

Career[edit]

Prior to working in politics, Jochum worked at Loras College.[2]

Organizations[edit]

  • League of Woman Voters
  • Greater Dubuque Development Corporation
  • Prevention of Disabilities
  • Task Force to Prevent Family Violence[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
  2. ^ a b c "About Senator Jochum". Iowa Senate District 50. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
???
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 35th district

1993–2003
Succeeded by
Kraig Paulsen
Preceded by
Andra Atteberry
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 27th district

2003–2009
Succeeded by
Charles Isenhart
Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Mike Connolly
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 14th district

2009–present
Incumbent