ABOUT DELIA HAAK
Delia Haak, Ed.D., has been a part of the Northwest Arkansas community and has lived in House District 91 for over 40 years, working with others to make this unique District a better place to live, work and play. Haak is a graduate of the University of Arkansas earning a doctorate in education from the UA College of Education in Fayetteville, a MBA from the Walton College of Business and a bachelor of science in Business Administration from John Brown University.
Dr. Haak served at John Brown University from 1985 to present in a variety of capacities including teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the College of Business, (where she continues to teach as an adjunct professor in the graduate business programs) to designing and implementing new graduate business programs, to helping to establish nationally recognized student teams in free enterprise, marketing and business plan competitions. Haak recently co-edited, Volume II of “By These Stones: A Collection of Faculty Writings” in celebration of JBU’s 100 year anniversary.
Delia J. Haak has won the 2020 Arkansas Republican Primary for State House of Representatives District 91.
Haak will face Democrat Nick Jones in the general election this November.
The winner will fill the seat currently occupied by Rep. Dan M. Douglas, a Republican. Douglas has served in that position since 2013 but is retiring after this term.
Haak is from Gentry and is an adjunct professor at John Brown University. She teaches courses in graduate business programs and is a former CEO of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership. Her campaign website touts her beliefs in cutting waste in state government, fighting for tax reform, and advocating for school choice.
Haak defeated Scott Richardson of Bentonville in a runoff election.
District 91 includes parts of Benton County, including Gentry, Cave Springs, and parts of Bentonville and Centerton.
(From 40/29 News)