Senator Eric Giddens View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 88 (2019) - 90 (2023)
Home County: Black Hawk
Eric Giddens
Black Hawk County


Serving first term in Senate.


Energy Education and Outreach Coordinator at the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education.


Received bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997. Received master’s of science degree in political science (applied community and economic development), 2003. Received secondary math teacher certification from Western Governor’s University, 2009.

Memberships and Activities

Former member of Cedar Falls Board of Education, UNI Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series Planning Committee, UNI Imagining America Steering Committee, Dry Run Creek Advisory Board, Cedar Falls Food Co-op’s Investment Campaign Committee, and Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa’s Scholarship Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1973 in Valdosta, Georgia. Resides in Cedar Falls.

Family Members

Wife, Kendra Wohlert; one son.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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