State Senator, District 5

Address: 1561 National Ave. Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Phone: 515-408-4770


Committees: Appropriations (Vice Chair), Education, Local Government, Natural Resources, Transportation

Subcommittee: Education Appropriations (Chair)

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Senator Tim Kraayenbrink and his wife, Sally, have three adult children and two grandchildren. He and Sally have also been licensed foster parents for 12 years.

Senator Kraayenbrink is a small business owner in Fort Dodge. He has been a financial advisor since 1988, and has owned Kraayenbrink Financial Services since 2007.

From 1982-1988, Senator Kraayenbrink was a teacher in the Northwest Webster School District in Barnum, Iowa. While a high school industrial arts teacher, he also was head football coach and coached multiple other sports.

Senator Kraayenbrink and Sally are both originally from Paullina, Iowa. After graduating high school in 1978, he went on to attend Northern State College in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He attended on a football scholarship and received a bachelor of science in secondary education in 1982.

The Kraayenbrinks are active members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge.  His past involvement has included serving as president of the congregation, on various boards and teaching Bible studies.

He also is a past member of the St. Edmonds School Finance Board and the St. Edmonds School Board.

Both Senator Kraayenbrink and his wife are very involved in various business and community leadership positions. They enjoy serving their community and helping make a positive impact in others’ lives.