Representative Linda L. Upmeyer View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 80 (2003)
81 (2005)
82 (2007)
83 (2009)
84 (2011)
85 (2013)
86 (2015)
87 (2017) - 88 (2019)
Home County: Hancock
Cerro Gordo
Speaker Video:
Linda L. Upmeyer
Cerro Gordo County


Serving seventh term in House.


Nurse practitioner (ARNP-c).


Received A.D.N. from North Iowa Area Community College, B.S.N. from the University of Iowa, and M.S.N. nurse practitioner from Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church, Farm Bureau, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, and Phi Theta Kappa. Former trustee for North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and former board member of both the national and Iowa associations of Community College Trustees. 2014 National Chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Board of Directors, Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC) Executive Committee, Toll Fellow (2006), Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) in 2004, and the Darden Institute, University of Virginia (2010).

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Garner. Resides in Clear Lake.

Family Members

Husband, Doug; four sons, one daughter, four grandsons, and one granddaughter.