State Senator, District 36

Address: 1554 200th St. State Center, IA 50247


Committee: Education (Vice Chair), Agriculture, Judiciary, Veterans Affairs, Ways and Means

Subcommittee: Health and Human Services Appropriations

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Senator Jeff Edler and his wife, Stephanie, have been married since 1998 and live on a farm north of State Center. They are the parents of five beautiful children: Wyatt, Whitney, Sienna, Elizabeth, and last but certainly not least, Aubrey.

Senator Edler graduated from West Marshall High School in State Center and Iowa State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Studies.  He has also attended workshops and classes sponsored by the NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association) and the IAEC (Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives).  These classes focused on fiduciary, governance, strategic planning, and accountability skills.

Senator Edler is self-employed as a farmer and partner with his brother, Justin Edler. He has farmed with his brother since 1996.  Jeff has been a director on the Consumers Energy Board of Directors since 2006, where he has resided as President of the Board of Directors since 2010.

Senator Edler is an honorary member of the State Center Fire Department, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in State Center and is a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA).