Tom Courtney is an Air Force Veteran, retired Case/New Holland worker, and member of United Auto Workers Local 807. Courtney has served on the Southeast Iowa Health Center Board, the Burlington School Board, the Community Relations Advisory Board at Great River Hospice, and the Iowa Workforce Development Board.
Courtney served in the Iowa Senate from 2003 to 2016. He served as Vice Chair of the Senate State Government Committee and Chair of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee. He also sat on the Appropriations, Commerce, Labor & Business Relations, and Rules & Administration committees.
Tom lives in Burlington with his wife Nancy. Together they have five children, including Tom's two daughters who are both schoolteachers in southeast Iowa, and they have nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Tom did and will continue to represent the working class, including farmers,
factory workers, teachers and students, correctional officers, police officers, fire fighters, health care workers, skilled trade workers, blue and pink collar workers, etc.
Tom has the experience, integrity and compassion to be elected once again to the Iowa Senate.