VOTE CHRIS COURNOYER
FOR IOWA SENATE

As a small business owner, mother of four children, and president of the Pleasant Valley Community School Board, Chris Cournoyer is passionate about strengthening our economy, our schools, and our communities.

Family:

Chris is married to Kurt Cournoyer. They have four children: Bennett, Sydney, and twins Tanner and Chase.

Education:

Chris has a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the University of Texas (1992).

Job History:

Chris served as Senior Consultant in the Technology Division at Andersen Consulting, serving in the Ecommerce Community of Practice. Currently, Chris is a self-employed website designer and developer.

Volunteer Experience:

  • Current President of the Pleasant Valley School Board
  • Reserve Deputy, Scott County Sheriff's Department, 2016 - Present
  • Junior League of the Quad Cities, Advocacy Committee and Social Media Chair
  • Appointed by Governor Terry Branstad to the Southeast Iowa STEM Advisory Board to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in our region and across the state, 2014 - Present
  • Member, North Scott Rotary Club, Group Study Exchange Participant to Bavaria, Germany in 1996
  • Cub Scout Pack 88 Den Leader; Executive Board Member 2004-2006
  • President, Quad City Engineering & Science Council 2016-Present, Executive Board, Communications Chair 2014-Present
  • LeClaire Community Library President: Friends of the LeClaire Community Library 2011-Present and Board Member/Secretary: 2004-2006
  • Mentor for Iowa Girls Code, a team of PVHS girls interested in Computer Science, 2016-17; facilitated "Hour of Code" for over 500 elementary students to learn about computer programming
  • Helped organize the PV Trapshooting team in 2014
  • Coach for the First Lego League (FLL) Robotics, 2010-2012
  • Pleasant Valley Junior High School: PTA President 2012-2014
  • LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Secretary, Membership Chairperson, Newsletter Committee, Outstanding Volunteer Award - 2005; Outstanding Recruitment Award - 2004 and 2005; Webmaster through 2013
  • Volunteer Basketball, baseball and soccer coach