Marti Anderson

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Social Worker
Polk
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
36

Term

Serving third term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). Career: Attorney General’s Crime Victim Assistance Division; Polk County Victim Services; Broadlawns Medical Center; Prevent Child Abuse Iowa; CFI Family Violence Center.

Education

High school graduate of St. Joseph Academy in Des Moines. Received a B.A. in social work from the University of Northern Iowa and a M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Current: Iowa Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), past President. Past activities: Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance; Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence; State Technical Assistance and Training Team (now Prevent Child Abuse Iowa); Mitchellville Correctional Facility for Women Advisory Board; Iowa DOC Offender Reentry Steering Committee; Lt. Governor’s Committee to Stop Violence Against Women; Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Court’s and Communities’ Response to Domestic Abuse; Iowa Legislative Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect; Iowa Legislative Task Force to Consolidate State Victim Services; U.S. Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Advisory Committee; National VOCA Assistance Board; Girl Scouts of America Troop 204 leader.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1951 in Des Moines. Primarily raised in Des Moines and also lived in California and Minnesota as a child. Resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband, Robert Brammer; two step-children and three grandchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Social Work
Polk
86
01/12/2015 - 01/08/2017
36

Term

Serving second term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). Career: Attorney General’s Crime Victim Assistance Division; Polk County Victim Services; Broadlawns Medical Center; Prevent Child Abuse Iowa; CFI Family Violence Center.

Education

Received a B.A. in social work from the University of Northern Iowa and a M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Current: U.S. Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Advisory Committee; Iowa Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Past: Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance; Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Child Abuse State Technical Assistance and Training Team, Inc.; Mitchellville Correctional Facility for Women Advisory Board; Iowa Department of Corrections Offender Reentry Steering Committee; Lt. Governor’s Committee to Stop Violence Against Women; Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Courts’ and Community Response to Domestic Abuse; Iowa Legislative Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect; Iowa Legislative Task Force to Consolidate Iowa Victim Services; Girl Scouts of America Troop 204 leader.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1951 in Des Moines. Raised and resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband, Robert Brammer; two stepchildren and three grandchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Polk
85
01/14/2013 - 01/11/2015
36

Term

Serving first term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). Career: Attorney General’s Crime Victim Assistance Division; Polk County Victim Services; Broadlawns Medical Center; Prevent Child Abuse Iowa; CFI Family Violence Center.

Education

Received a B.A. in social work from the University of Northern Iowa and a M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Current: U.S. Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Advisory Committee; Iowa Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), past president. Past: NASW National Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification; Victim Rights Committee of National Association of Attorneys General; Iowa Department of Corrections Offender Reentry Steering Committee; Iowa Lt. Governor’s Committee to Stop Violence Against Women; U.S. State Department training and technical assistance delegation to Russia on violence against women; Iowa Statewide Task Force on Stranger/Non-Stranger Sexual Assault; Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Courts’ and Community Response to Domestic Abuse; Iowa Legislative Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect; Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance; Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Child Abuse State Technical Assistance and Training Team Inc.; Mitchellville Correctional Facility for Women Advisory Board; Iowa Legislative Interim Task Force to Consolidate Iowa Victim Services; Girl Scouts of America troop 204 leader.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1951 in Des Moines. Raised and resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband, Robert Brammer; two stepchildren and two grandchildren.