Iowa House District 49
Brenda Brink, a community leader and former educator from Huxley, announced her candidacy to represent Iowa House District 49, which includes Hardin and Story counties.
Brink was born and raised in Southwest Iowa on a farm in Fremont County. She attended Iowa State University and became a licensed dietitian. Previously, Brink worked at Mercy Hospital and Bethany Life nursing as a dietitian primarily caring for older Iowans. Brink then went on to teach nutrition courses at DMACC.
Brink and her husband, Curtis Burger, have been married for 32 years and they have two sons. Brink has spent much of her life improving her community through many different causes and organizations. She has been involved with 4-H since her youth, citing it as an excellent opportunity for community service and leadership and continues to be involved in Story County 4-H. Brink has also led Ballard Community Dollars for Scholars.