Legislative District 14
Member Since: 2019
Natural Resources & Energy, Member
Water & Agriculture, Member
David Gowan was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2009. During the 2015-2017 legislative session, he was appointed to be the 52nd Speaker of the House. Most recently, he was elected to the Arizona State Senate, where he serves as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. He resides in Sierra Vista in Legislative District 14, which also encompasses all of Cochise and Greenlee counties, southern Graham County and a portion of Pima County.
David is a proud graduate of the University of Arizona, holding a B.A. in Secondary Education/Social Studies. He has been married to his wife Jessie for 23 years, and they have two sons. They’ve lived in Southern Arizona for nearly 25 years. David enjoys being active at his local church and in the Boy Scouts, where he helped his son earn his Eagle. He is also engaged in his local educational community where he sits on the Board for Veritas Christian Community School. He is a member of the ELKS Lodge #2065, a committed martial artist, and is the Chairman of Tai Shin Ki Do Martial Arts System founded by Hanshi Barnes.