Representative Phyllis Thede View All Years
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.
Husband, Dave; three daughters and four grandchildren.