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Dave Wallace's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Senate (AR) - District 19

Contact Information

Campaign


503 East 3rd Street
Leachville, AR 72438
Phone: 870-919-8046

State Capitol
500 Woodlane Street, Suite 320
Little Rock, AR 72201-1090

Post Office Box 11
Leachville, AR 72438

Full Name:

David 'Dave' Wallace

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Karen; 2 Children: Jason, Kelly

Birth Date:

11/24/1948

Home City:

Leachville, AR

Religion:

Southern Baptist

Attended, Military Operational Art and Science, Command and General Staff College, 1981-1982

BBA, Business Administration/Management, Emery Riddle University, 1967-1977

BS, Physical Education, Arkansas State University, 1966-1970

Senator, Arkansas State Senate, District 22, 2017-present

Former Member, Aging, Children And Youth, Legislative And Military Affairs Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives

Former Member, Leachville City Council, Arkansas

Former Member, Subcommittee on Motor Vehicle and Highways, Arkansas State House of Representatives

Candidate, Arkansas State Senate, District 19, 2022

Representative, Arkansas House of Representatives, 2014-2017

Former Member, Joint Budget Committee, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Committee on Energy, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Performance Review Committee, Arkansas State Legislature

Former Member, Joint Study Committee on Rural Fire Departments, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Administrative Rule and Regulation Review, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace Oversight, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Higher Education, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Personnel (Joint Budget), Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Performance Review Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives

Former Member, Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee, Arkansas State Senate

Former Member, Public Transportation Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives

Former Member, State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee, Arkansas State Senate

Former Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Health Services, Arkansas State Senate

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative, Military and Veterans Affairs, Arkansas State House of Representatives

Owner, Wallace Resource Systems of Leachville Arkansas, 2010-present

Owner, Wallace Staffing and Labor, 2010-present

Battalion Commander, 101st Airborne/First Cavalry Division/First Infantry Division, United States Army

Regional Vice President/Senior Regional Vice President, Command Center, 2010-2013

Vice President of Disasters and Restoration, Command Center, 2006-2010

Owner, Labor Company, 2002-2006

Regional Vice President, WillStaff Worldwide, 2001-2002

Area Director of Operations, Labor Ready Incorporated, 1996-2001

Second Lieutenant, United States Army, 1970

Team Member, Wellsville, New York Flooding, 2011-present

Volunteer, Memphis Union Mission for the Homeless, 2002-present

Team Member, Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief, 2012-2013

Team Member, Hurricane Isaac Hurricane Relief, 2012

Team Member, Witchita Tornado Disaster Relief, 2012

Team Member, Disaster Restoration: British Petroleum (BP) Oil Spill, 2010-2011

Team Member, Hurricane Irene Disaster Relief, 2011

Team Member, Joplin Tornado Disaster Relief, 2011

Team Member, Minot, North Dakota Flooding, 2011

Awards:

Bronze Star
Legion of Merit
Air Medal for Valor
3 Distinguished Flying Crosses for Valor
Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame, 2014
Arkansas State University Hall of Heroes, 2010

Favorite Book:

Once an Eagle

Favorite Quote:

"Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway." -John Wayne

Reason for Seeking Public Office:

I'm running for State Representative to get Obamacare out of Arkansas, cut taxes on families, create jobs by cutting red tape on small businesses, and stand up for traditional values.

Spouse's Occupation:

Member, Leachville City Council

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