Nevada educator Kevin Ericson of Maxwell today officially launched his run for State Representative in District 49, which includes most of Story County outside of Ames and the southern part of Hardin County.
Ericson has taught in the Nevada Community School District for 17 years and is an active member of the Nevada Community Education Association, supporting teachers at all grade levels. His wife, Gina, is a kindergarten teacher in Collins-Maxwell.
Ericson and his wife have one daughter, Abbigail. He grew up in Carroll, Iowa and graduated from Briar Cliff College. After working in the business world for many years, Ericson returned to college and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa before beginning his teaching career in Nevada. Ericson and his family are members St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Kevin is on the parish council and he and his wife teach baptism classes.