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Councilmember Obren


Councilmember Obren  
GREGG OBREN

At-Large Councilmember

      Current Term:  January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023
      Email:  gobren@cityofclintoniowa.us     
      Phone:  (563) 243-8675







Current Boards and Appointments

  • Member & Vice President – Clinton Trees Forever
  • Member & Vice-President – River City Municipal Band
  • Co-Chair – Clinton History Club
  • Volunteer Instructor – CCC Bickelhaupt Arboretum
  • Volunteer – Felix Adler Discovery Center
  • Operations (Truck Unload) Team - Kohl’s
  • Lifeguard – YWCA
  • Certified Pool Operator & lifeguard – Meadowview Pool
  • IAHSAA (Boys) Official – Football, Basketball & Soccer
  • IGHSAU (Girls) Official – Volleyball, Basketball & Soccer
  • Member – Clinton Herald Advisory Board
  • Member – LyondellBasell Citizens’ Advisory Panel
  • Member – MercyOne Clinton Diabetes Advisory Board
  • SHIIP (Medicare) Counselor 
  • Clinton Fine Arts Association 
  • Hometown Pride
  • Sons of the American Legion- Commander

Past Employment, Boards and Appointments
  • 37 years as employee of City of Clinton, Parks & Recreation Department starting as Recreation Coordinator progressing through the responsibilities of the Department retiring as Director in 2017
  • 8 years on the Clinton Community School District Board of Directors, serving one year as President, retiring in 2017
  • Member, Council Liaison – City of Clinton Trails Advisory Committee
  • Co-president, Secretary/Treasurer – Clinton Trees Forever
  • Clinton School District Education Foundation – Board Member & Treasurer
  • Clinton High School Athletic Booster Club -   Board Member
  • Clinton School District Facilities Task Force Member
  • Washington Middle School Coach –   Football, Wrestling and Basketball
  • YMCA Youth Soccer Board
  • Clinton Junior Baseball Board member, treasurer
  • Cub Pack 140 Den Leader and Cubmaster
  • Riverboat Days Board member 1983 – 1995
  • Youth Sports Coach –   Football, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball
  • MercyOne Clinton – Linear Accelerator Fundraising Committee
  • Clinton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau –   Board Member
  • River Cities America Arts Council –   Treasurer and President
  • Iowa State University Alumni Marching Band –   Member & Past President
  • Clinton Kiwanis Club Board of Directors 1987-89
  • Clinton Jaycees – President 1989-1990, Vice-President(s) 1983 – 1989
  • State of Iowa Authorized Sports Coach
  • Eagle Scout BSA – Class of 1971


Boards/Committees:

  • Budget Meeting
  • Council Listening Post
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Regular City Council
  • Regular Committee of the Whole
  • Special City Council 
  • Special Committee of the Whole
  • Tree Commission
  • Advisory Appointments
  • Clinton Baseball Club Liaison
  • ADA Advisory Commission
  • Mayor's Youth Commission
  • Clinton County Development Association