Representative Phyllis Thede View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 83 (2009) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Scott
Phyllis Thede
Scott County


Serving sixth term in House.


Retired attendance secretary at Williams Intermediate School.


Attended Southwestern Community College and Westmar College.

Memberships and Activities

Served as second vice chair for the Iowa Democratic Party. Former paraeducator with the Davenport Community Schools. Served as union president in the school district, vice president, contract negotiator, and grievance chair. Served on many committees with the district including the superintendent search committee. Also served on the state Minority Action Committee for 10 years. Campaign manager for two successful candidates for school board. Organized rallies for Howard Dean and Kerry/Edwards presidential campaigns. Member of AAUW Vice-President elect. Member of Women United and Women of Color.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised in Creston and resides in Bettendorf.

Family Members

Husband, Dave; three daughters and four grandchildren.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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