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Jodi Tymeson

Jodi Tymeson, American former state legislator. Licensed teacher 1988. National Security fellow, Harvard University John F Kennedy School Government.

Background

  • Tymeson, Jodi was born on June 27, 1955 in Boone, Iowa, United States. Daughter of La Verne and Joan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Elementary Education, University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1988. Master of Public Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, 1997. Graduate, United States Army War College, 1999.

    Career

    • Sixth grade teacher; substitute teacher. Member District 77 Iowa House of Representatives, Des Moines, member District 73, 2003—2010, former assistant minority leader. Iowa commissioner Midwestern Higher Education Compact.

      Brigadier general Iowa Army National Guard.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed teacher 1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Iowa Jobs America’s Graduates. Member Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership Advisory Council, Iowa Empowerment Board. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, American Veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, National Guard Association the United States, Association the United States Army, Army War College Alumni Association, Leadership Iowa Alumni Association, American Legion, Delta Kappa Gamma (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married John Tymeson, 1981. Stepchildren: Erin, Amanda.
    • father: La Verne Joan
    • mother: Joan
    • spouse: John Tymeson
    • children: Erin Tymeson
    • Amanda Tymeson
    Jodi Tymeson
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    Born June 27, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1988
      University No. Iowa
    • 1997
      Drake University
    • 1999
      United States Army War College
    • 2003 - 2010
      member, District 77 Iowa House of Representatives
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States

    Award