Amy SinclairState Senator, District 14

Address: 1255 King Road Allerton IA, 50008

Phone: (641) 870-0199


Committees: Education (Ranking Member), Commerce, Local Government 

Subcommittee: Education

Senator Amy Sinclair has had a wide array of experiences prior to serving in the Iowa Senate. She began working at the age of 13 in a local restaurant, learning the value of hard work, determination, and the value of communicating with people.

She later worked for the Ad Express/Daily Iowegian newspaper in Centerville. Senator Sinclair also taught in the Central Decatur Community Schools and at Southwestern Community College, preparing students to complete their GED testing, as well as teaching parenting and adult basic education classes. She also served as a federal grants coordinator for Wayne Community School District and later as the after-school program director.

During two terms on the Wayne County Board of Supervisors, Senator Sinclair held numerous leadership opportunities in our county and local communities, including chairing the Iowa County Engineers’ Service Bureau board of directors and the Wayne County R.E.A.P. Commission.

She also serves as the finance and facilities chair for the board of directors for the South Central Iowa Community Action Program and has been an active board member for the 10-15 Regional Transit System, Iowa’s 5th Judicial District, South Iowa Area Crime Commission, Southeast Iowa Response Group-Hazmat Operations, Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa, and Chariton Valley Transportation Planning Affiliate. Senator Sinclair also chaired the Allerton Public Library Board from 2000-2004. 

Senator Sinclair is a member of the Wayne Optimists Club and oversees the Internet safety program sponsored by the club. She annually volunteers at the local school as a mentor, where she trains high school students to be peer mentors to elementary students. 

Senator Sinclair currently serves as a state senator for Iowa’s 14th District, which includes all of Clarke, Decatur, Wayne, and Lucas counties with most of Marion County and the southeast quarter of Jasper County. She has lived, worked, and raised her family in Wayne County for 20 years.

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