|Preceded by Steve Goss|
Political party Republican
|Name Dan Soucek|
Party Republican Party
|Full Name Daniel Frederick Soucek|
Born April 22, 1969 (age 46) Westfield, New Jersey (1969-04-22)
Education United States Military Academy
Dan soucek bio
Daniel Frederick Chittenden Soucek (born April 22, 1969) was a Republican member of the North Carolina Senate, representing the State's 45th district which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell and Watauga counties. On April 8, 2016, Soucek announced his immediate resignation. In December 2015 he had said he would not seek re-election, citing the desire to spend more time with his family. He had served three terms in the North Carolina Senate, having served since 2011.
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Dan Soucek was born in Westfield, New Jersey in 1969. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1991 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in Army Aviation. He was on active duty for over eight years and served in a variety of leadership positions including Company Commander of the International Student Office at Fort Rucker in Alabama.
After resigning his commission in 1999 he moved to Boone, North Carolina to assume the role of Young Life Area Director for Watauga, Ashe, and Avery Counties. In 2004 he began working as the Asia Regional Director for Operation Christmas Child at Samaritan's Purse. He was first elected to the North Carolina State Senate in 2010 and in 2012 won election for a second term. He was a primary sponsor of the North Carolina Marriage Amendment, which was adopted by referendum in May 2012 and ruled unconstitutional in October 2014.
His achievements include:
His duties and assignments have allowed him to work with the United States Department of State, general officers and religious leaders from many countries, international business leaders, and governments at all levels from customs officials to Governors, a Prime Minister, and a King.
He has also served as a cross country and track coach at Watauga High School, coached youth soccer and served as an adult and high school Sunday school teacher at Alliance Bible Fellowship.
In February 2013, Dan joined the National Guard as a citizen soldier, while he continued to serve in the NC Senate.
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