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Senator Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan

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  • District: 21
  • Seniority: 31
  • District Address: Po Box 19406, Jonesboro, 72403
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  • Party: Republican
  • Legislative Service: Senate 2021
    House 2015, 2017, 2019


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Senator Dan Sullivan represents Senate District 21, which includes parts of Craighead County and Jonesboro. He was elected to the Senate in November of 2020 and was sworn in on the first day of the regular session of 2021.

Senator Sullivan is a member of the Senate Committee on City, County and Local Affairs Committee and the Senate Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee.  He is also a member of the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee and the Joint Performance Review.

Senator Sullivan served in the Arkansas House of Representatives for three terms before his election to the Senate.

In 2019 he co-sponsored legislation to raise minimum starting salaries of public school teachers.

During his first term in the Senate he co-sponsored two different Acts that amended the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.  Act 310 of 2021 allows citizens to use a personnel device to make copies of public documents.  Act 572 of 2021 amends the awarding of attorneys’ fees under the original Freedom of Information Act.  Senator Sullivan also sponsored legislation that allows Arkansas businesses and banks to hold annual or special shareholder meetings remotely.

Senator Sullivan earned a BSE from Arkansas State University. He earned an MSE in School Administration at Northeast Missouri State.

He is a board member of Arkansas State Chambers of Commerce.  He is retired from the healthcare industry and a former administrator of the Jonesboro School System.  He enjoys golf, hunting and fishing. 

He is a father of two and lives in Jonesboro with his wife, Maria.


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