Jim Romar is a retired West Des Moines Police Department Detective, currently serving as the Locals Political Coordinator and Lobbyist. Jim joined the teamsters in 1980 and was one of the activists in that campaign. Jim joined the Army out of high school and served stateside and overseas separating from the US Amy in 1976. Jim is a certified instructor in Driving, Defensive Tactics and Firearms. Jim has also attended numerous conferences concerning Teamster representation over the years and worked for the International as a National Field Rep working in the Public Services Division.
Jim was appointed to two terms on the ILEA Governing council and coauthored the Iowa Police and Fire Bill of Rights.