Geri Huser

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Geri D. Huser
Geri D. Huser - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
In office
Preceded by James Van Fossen
Succeeded by Kim Pearson
Personal details
Born (1963-07-14) July 14, 1963 (age 51)
Des Moines, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dan
Residence Altoona, Iowa
Occupation Planning Specialist, Polk County Social Services
Website Huser's website

Geri D. Huser (born July 14, 1963) is a former Iowa State Representative from the 42nd District. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1996 to 2011.

Huser served on several committees in the Iowa House - the Judiciary committee; the Local Government committee; the Ways and Means committee; and the Transportation committee, where she is chair. She also has served as a member of the Altoona City Council since 1991 and the Metropolitan Planning Organization since 1990.

Huser was re-elected in 2006 with 8,493 votes, running unopposed. [1]

Huser lost her 2011 re-election to Republican challenger Kim Pearson by only 126 votes.


She graduated from Southeast Polk High School and later received her BA in social work from Briar Cliff College.


She serves as a Planning Specialist with Polk County Social Services and is director of Iowa Finance Authority's Title Guaranty Division. Huser was named to Governor Terry Branstad's Transportation 2020 Citizen Advisory Commission.[1]


Huser is the daughter of Ed and Lois Skinner. She is married to her husband Dan and together then have a daughter named Kelli and a son named Blake.[2]


  • Altoona City Council (2 years)
  • Greater Des Moines Housing Trust Fund Board
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Altoona Family Home
  • East Polk Interagency Association[2]


  1. ^ "Where are they now? Geri Huser edition". Bleeding Heartland. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Geri Huser". The Iowa Legislature. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Larry Disney
66th District
Succeeded by
Ed Fallon
Preceded by
James Van Fossen
42nd District
Succeeded by
Kim Pearson