Representative Marti Anderson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 85 (2013) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Polk
Marti Anderson
Polk County


Serving first term in House.


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.


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.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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