rep_RogersCedar Falls, IA – The Walt Rogers Congressional Campaign today announced the members of its Linn County Steering Committee.

“I am honored to have such an outstanding group of citizens on my team in Linn County,” said Rogers. “As residents of the largest metropolitan area in the First Congressional District, these activists will play a major role in the grassroots efforts of our campaign.”

The committee is chaired by Joni Scotter and Dr. and Mrs. Jeff Wilharm.  They are joined on the committee by:

  • Rep. Quentin Stanerson
  • Rob Gettemy
  • Kim Reem
  • Gary Grant
  • Kathy Pearson
  • Pat Kane
  • Nick Glew
  • Dan Sullivan
  • Dean and Ruth Main Soenksen
  • Carole Boddicker
  • Tim Palmer
  • Jim and Kathy McPartland
  • Dr. Joan James
  • Tyler O’Deen

The only Republican state legislator currently serving from Black Hawk County, Walt Rogers was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2010 by defeating an incumbent Democrat. Elected by his colleagues as an Assistant Majority Leader during his freshman term in office, Rogers was also chosen as one of only 15 state legislators nationwide to GOPAC’s Emerging Leaders Class of 2012; this year Rogers was named one of four co-chairs of their Emerging Leaders’ Summit.

Rogers serves on the Appropriations, Economic Growth, Education, and Transportation committees and is the Vice Chair of the Administration and Rules Appropriations Committee.

Rogers represents Iowa House District 60, which is comprised of much of west Waterloo and southern Cedar Falls, Hudson, and southwestern rural Black Hawk County.

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