Gloria Mazza became involved in politics when first volunteering for Mitt Romney’s campaign logging 800 volunteers hours. Discovering the desire to stay involved in politics she became the volunteer coordinator for the Republican Party of Polk County and volunteered at the county office and was named Volunteer of the Year in 2013.
This led her to her first campaign, working as Office Manager for Mark Jacob’s campaign for U. S Senate.
Currently. Gloria served as the Executive Director for the Republican Party of Polk County, Iowa’s largest county from 2014-2016.
She served as President of the Polk County Republican Women from 2014-2015 leading the club in being recognized by the National Federation of Republican Women with the Highest Percentage of Membership Growth in the country. The club hosted their first full day women’s conference with special guest, Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.
Gloria’s professional career spanned 23 years with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources as Outdoor Skills Coordinator for the State of Iowa and enjoyed pheasant hunts with Governor Branstad and a deer hunt with rock and roller Ted Nugent. She currently serves on the Park Board for the city of Clive.
She now resides in Clive after a ten year absence from Iowa, moving to New Jersey in 2001 with her husband Tom. She has one adult daughter and two grandchildren.