Born October 7, 1949, in Chicago, Ill., son of Nathan and Rhea Rosenberg. Graduated from Bowen High School. B.S., University of Illinois, 1972. Drake Law School, 1974. Past assistant Story County attorney for juvenile court. Past director of Story County Legal Aid Society. Researcher and lecturer, Iowa State University. Past member of board of directors of Cooperative Childcare Services and Advisory Board of Rural Iowa. Member of Iowa State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Amnesty International, National Organization for Women, Iowa Women's Political Caucus, Iowa Civil Liberties Union, Sierra Club and Rural America. Jewish. 1984 Iowa Fireman's Association Award, 1984 Iowa Correction Association Award. Third term.