Mark Smith

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
88
01/14/2019 - 01/10/2021
71

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
71

Term

Serving ninth term in House.

Profession

Licensed independent social worker (Iowa). Serves as a consultant at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for the American Red Cross, served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer, Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president, Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Past advisor, Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Past adjunct instructor, University of Iowa School of Social Work. Past board member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife, Karen Lischer; one daughter and two grown foster sons.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
86
01/12/2015 - 01/08/2017
71

Term

Serving eighth term in House.

Profession

Licensed independent social worker (Iowa). Serves as director of special projects at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for the American Red Cross, served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer, Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president, Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Past advisor, Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Past adjunct instructor, University of Iowa School of Social Work. Past board member of the National Association of Social Workers. Member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Health and Subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife, Karen Lischer; one daughter and two grown foster sons.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
85
01/14/2013 - 01/11/2015
71

Term

Serving seventh term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (Iowa), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Iowa). Serves as director of special projects at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for the American Red Cross, served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer, Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president, Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Mental health advisor, Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Adjunct instructor, University of Iowa School of Social Work. Member, board of directors of the National Association of Social Workers. Member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Health and Subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife, Karen Lischer; one daughter and two grown foster sons.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
84
01/10/2011 - 01/13/2013
43

Term

Serving sixth term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (Iowa), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Iowa). Serves as director of special projects at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for the American Red Cross who served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer, Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president, Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Mental health advisor, Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Adjunct instructor, University of Iowa School of Social Work. Member, board of directors of the National Association of Social Workers. Member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Health and Subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife, Karen Lischer; one daughter and two grown foster sons.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
83
01/12/2009 - 01/09/2011
43

Term

Serving fifth term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (Iowa), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Iowa), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Minnesota). Serves as director of special projects at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for the American Red Cross who served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer, Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president, Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Mental health advisor, Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Adjunct instructor, University of Iowa School of Social Work. Member, board of directors of the National Association of Social Workers. Chair, House Human Resources Committee. Member of the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Health and Subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife Karen Lischer; one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Dir. of Special Projects, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central IA
Marshall
82
01/08/2007 - 01/11/2009
43

Term

Serving fourth term in House.

Profession

Licensed Independent Social Worker (IA), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IA), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (MN). Serves as director of special projects at the Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Marshalltown.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Mental health technician for American Red Cross, served at the World Trade Center following 9/11/01. Elder of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Past treasurer of Friends of the Marshalltown Public Library. Past president of Marshalltown Morning Optimists Club. Mental health advisor of Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Adjunct instructor at University of Iowa School of Social Work. Member of board of directors of the National Association of Social Workers. Chair of House Human Resources Committee. Member of National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Health and Subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Osceola. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife Karen Lischer and one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Dir. of Special Projects, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central IA
Marshall
81
01/10/2005 - 01/07/2007
43

Term

Serving third term in House.

Profession

Licensed independent social worker.

Education

Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Former member of the Osceola City Council. Past president of the Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club and treasurer of the Friends of Marshalltown Public Library. Past member of the Marshall County Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee. Advisor to the Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Elder at Central Christian Church.

Birth and Residence

Born in Osceola. Raised in Osceola and Winterset. Resides in Marshalltown.

Family Members

Wife Karen Lischer; one daughter.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Licensed Independent Social Worker
Marshall
80
01/13/2003 - 01/09/2005
43

Licensed independent social worker. Born in Osceola, raised in Osceola and Winterset. Resides in Marshalltown. Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa. Former member of the Osceola City Council. Vice president of the Morning Optimist Club and treasurer of the Friends of Marshalltown Public Library. Member of the Marshall County Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee and advisor to the Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Elder at Central Christian Church. Wife Karen Lischer; one daughter and two foster sons. Serving second term in House.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Dir. of Special Projects, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central IA
Marshall
79
01/08/2001 - 01/12/2003
64

Licensed independent social worker. Born in Osceola. Raised in Osceola and Winterset. Resides in Marshalltown. Graduated from Winterset High School. Received B.A. from Graceland College and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa. Former member of the Osceola City Council. 2004 president of the Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club and treasurer of the Friends of Marshalltown Public Library. Past member of the Marshall County Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee. Advisor to the Marshalltown Cancer Support Group. Elder at Central Christian Church. Wife Karen Lischer; one daughter. Serving first term in House.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources