Representative Bruce Bearinger View All Years
Serving fourth term in House.
Former agriculture teacher and active substitute teacher.
Received M.Ag. in professional agriculture from Iowa State University.
Memberships and Activities
Works on local food initiatives and is helping to develop a health and wellness survey for Oelwein. Previously served as education director for ISU Extension in Buchanan County and Regional Director of Extension Region 11. Served on the Oelwein City Council, Economic Development Finance Committee, Oelwein Jaycees, Buchanan Food Pantry Board, and Co-op Board. Helped launch the Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence and served on its first board of directors. Active at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Birth and Residence
Born in 1959 in Monticello. Raised in Onslow and resides in Oelwein.
Wife, Eileen; one son and one daughter.