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 second term in Senate.


Energy Program Manager 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 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

Education Commission of the States, UNI Center for Educational Transformation Advisory Council, Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series Planning Committee, Imagining America Advisory Board, American Democracy Project Advisory Board, Alumnus of UNI Provost’s Leadership Academy, Dry Run Creek Advisory Board, Cedar Valley Economic Inclusion Network, Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa Board of Directors. Past member of Cedar Falls Community School District Board of Education, Cedar Falls Food Co-op’s Investment Campaign Committee, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa’s Scholarship Selection Committee, World’s Window Board of Directors.

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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