|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 25A district
January 4, 2011
|Preceded by||Randy Demmer|
July 2, 1960 |
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Alma mater||University of Texas|
Duane Robert Quam (born July 2, 1960) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 25A, which includes portions of Dodge and Olmsted counties in the southeastern part of the state. He is also an engineer by profession.
Early life, education, and career
Quam was raised on a farm and graduated from Byron High School in Byron, then went on to the University of Texas in Dallas, Texas, earning his B.S. in Engineering, and his M.S. in Physics. Active in his community, he is a former member of the Byron School Board, a past chairman of the Zumbro Education District governing board, a past chairman of the Minnesota State Academic Science Standards writing committee, a past United Way Community Resource Allocation Committee member, and also serves as a consultant on educational texts and a participant on several MCA committees.