Councilmember Gregg Obren

Councilmember Obren

At-Large Councilmember

Current Term: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2023

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


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