Senator David Hann and his wife Anne were both born and raised in Minnesota, and have lived in Eden Prairie for 33 years. Their four grown children (Rachel, Stephen, John, and Jacob) graduated from Eden Prairie public schools and still live in the Twin Cities.
Anne and David are blessed with six grandchildren who keep them on their toes! They will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary this August.
David’s lifetime of service began in the United States Army during his sophomore year of college, when he volunteered to serve his country in Vietnam. He later received the Army Commendation Medal.
Before being elected to the MN Senate, David was elected to the Eden Prairie School Board for three terms (eight years). He continues to make education reform a priority, with a special emphasis on:
- Improving student achievement
- Encouraging parental involvement
- Providing better opportunities for underserved children
David is currently serving his fourth term as a state senator representing Eden Prairie and Minnetonka. He was elected Minority Leader by his peers in the Senate. Current and former Senate committee work includes:
- Rules and Administration Committee
- Health and Human Services Committee – Chair
- Education Committee
- Finance Committee
David’s other community involvement includes:
- Former coach/commissioner with Eden Prairie baseball association
- Active member of Wooddale Church
- Former Cub Scout leader
- Volunteer in Eden Prairie schools
A Minneapolis native, David attended Bloomington Lincoln High School and Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. His service in Vietnam came between his sophomore and junior years of college. He then pursued graduate studies in theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School.
David worked for E.A Sween, an Eden Prairie Company, for 25 years as both the Director of Distribution/Logistics and the Director of Total Quality Management.