David Steffen
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 4th district
Assumed office
January 6, 2015
Preceded byChad Weininger
Personal details
Born (1971-10-12) October 12, 1971 (age 49)
Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
NationalityUnited States
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceGreen Bay, Wisconsin
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ProfessionSmall business owner

David Steffen is an American politician and businessman. He represents Wisconsin's 4th Assembly district, which includes parts of Green Bay, Howard, Allouez and Ashwaubenon.

Education

A native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, David Steffen graduated from Ashwaubenon High School and received his bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison in political science. .[1]

Pre-political career

David spent twelve years in the education and non-profit sectors, most notably as the Director of Operations for the Legislative Leadership Institute Academy of Foreign Affairs in partnership with the Irish American University located in Dublin, Ireland. Steffen had operational responsibilities in Dublin, Ireland; Bern, Switzerland; Tbilisi, Georgia; Baku, Azerbaijan and Kigali, Rwanda. David currently serves as a member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition on the Wisconsin Advisory Committee.

In 2000, David was hired by the Green Bay Packers to facilitate their campaign efforts relating to a $300 million expansion of Lambeau Field. The success of this project paved the way for the new $130 million Titletown District currently under construction adjacent to Lambeau Field.

David now resides in Howard, Wisconsin with his wife and son. He continues to own and operate multiple businesses including a farm-to-table food distribution company and a management agency for authors and public speakers.

Political career

David Steffen was an aide for State Representative Mark Green in the 1990s. He also served on the Howard Village Board and the Brown County Board of Supervisors for eight years.[2] He is a Republican.[3] In November 2014, David Steffen was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly.[4] He was re-elected to a second term in 2016 and a third term in 2018.[5][6] He currently serves as Chair of the International Affairs and Commerce committee.

References

  1. ^ "The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved 2017-05-22.
  2. ^ "Representative David Steffen". docs.legis.wisconsin.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-22.
  3. ^ "Wisconsin vote.org.-David Steffen". Archived from the original on 2014-11-09. Retrieved 2014-11-09.
  4. ^ "Wisconsin 2014 fall general election results". Retrieved 2017-05-22.
  5. ^ "Wisconsin District 4 State Assembly Results: David Steffen Wins". Retrieved 2017-05-22.
  6. ^ "David Steffen". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 2020-08-07.