State Senator, District 28

Address: PO Box 111, Spillville, IA 52168

Email: mike.klimesh@legis.iowa.gov

Committees: Local Government (Vice Chair), Appropriations, Commerce, Transportation

Subcommittee: Health and Human Services Appropriations

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Senator Mike Klimesh graduated in 1987 from South Winneshiek High School. He graduated from Luther College in 1991 with a degree in political science. 

Senator Klimesh met his wife, Kate, when they were students at Luther College. The couple’s son, Benjamin, continuing the family tradition, now also attends Luther College. Since graduating from Luther, Senator Klimesh has managed Graphics Inc. for 20 years and served a total of 22 years as the mayor of Spillville. 

Community is important to Senator Klimesh, who has served on the emergency management commission, the Winneshiek County Economic Development Board, and Winneshiek County Tourism. He has also served on the Winneshiek County Community Foundation Board, the Winneshiek County Mayors Coalition, and several other boards and commissions.