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Lisa Heddens

State Representative




Lisa Heddens is serving her 8th term in the Iowa House. She is a Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the Appropriations, Human Resources and Transportation Committees.


In 1989, Lisa earned her degree in elementary education at Iowa State University. She has spent most of her professional life working in the human services arena. Currently, she is the executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Central Iowa (NAMI). 


Lisa serves on the Council of Human Services 

She is also a past board member for Friendship Ark Homes, Inc. in Ames.

Mental Health and Disability Services Commission.


Lisa has resided in Ames for over 30 years. She has two adult children who both reside in Ames.


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Home Phone: 515-292-1748