Tjeerd Rienk van Dekken (born May 14, 1967 in Marum) is a Dutchpolitician and former communication employee. As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) he has been an MP since June 17, 2010. He focuses on matters of sports policy and decline of population in more rural regions.
From 1994 to 1998 he was chairman of the Young Socialists (Jonge Socialisten). Van Dekken performed several communication jobs. From 2006 to 2010 he had a communication firm of his own.