Representative Marti Anderson View All Years
Serving third 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.
High school graduate of St. Joseph Academy in Des Moines. 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: Iowa Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), past President. Past activities: Iowa Organization for Victim Assistance; Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence; State Technical Assistance and Training Team (now Prevent Child Abuse Iowa); Mitchellville Correctional Facility for Women Advisory Board; Iowa DOC Offender Reentry Steering Committee; Lt. Governor’s Committee to Stop Violence Against Women; Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Court’s and Communities’ Response to Domestic Abuse; Iowa Legislative Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect; Iowa Legislative Task Force to Consolidate State Victim Services; U.S. Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Advisory Committee; National VOCA Assistance Board; Girl Scouts of America Troop 204 leader.
Birth and Residence
Born in 1951 in Des Moines. Primarily raised in Des Moines and also lived in California and Minnesota as a child. Resides in Des Moines.
Husband, Robert Brammer; two step-children and three grandchildren.