Representative Art Staed View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 82 (2007)
85 (2013) - 90 (2023)
Home County: Linn
Art Staed
Linn County


Serving sixth nonconsecutive term in House.


Retired teacher and school administrator in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Iowa; workforce development advisor; and former manager and corporate trainer in telecommunications.


Received B.A. in philosophy from Rockhurst University, M.Ed. in secondary education from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and M.Ed. in secondary administration from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Iowa State Education Association, co-founder of Southern Oklahoma Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, and former board member of Leadership Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1949 in Joplin, Missouri. Resides in Cedar Rapids.

Family Members

Wife, Susan; four children and seven grandchildren.