Senator Pam Jochum View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 83 (2009) - 90 (2023)
House: 75 (1993) - 82 (2007)
Home County: Dubuque
President Video:
Pam Jochum
Dubuque County


Served eight terms in House. Serving first term in Senate.


Instructor at Northeast Iowa Community College.


Graduated from Wahlert High School. Received B.A. in speech communication from Loras College.

Memberships and Activities

Past chairperson, Dubuque County Democratic Party; past organizer for candidates, From the School House to the White House; past national delegate, and presidential staff at 1984 Democratic National Convention. Member of Dubuque Coordinated Community Response to Stop Family Violence, National Catholic Basketball Tournament, Dubuque County Association for Retarded Citizens, League of Women Voters, Northend Neighborhood Association, Ark Advocates, Downtown Master Plan, Farmers Union, Iowa Citizen Action Network, CROP Walk, Alzheimer's Memory Walk, Greater DBQ Development Corporation, and Citizens for Community Improvement.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Dubuque. Resides in Dubuque.

Family Members

One daughter.