Bob Kressig is serving his fourth term in the Iowa House of Representatives. He is a Ranking Member of the Public Safety committee. He also serves on the Commerce, Local Government and Government Oversight committees.
Bob Kressig is the former Chairman of the Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning Commission. He is also a current member of Veridian Credit Union Board of Directors. Bob also serves on the Cedar Valley’s Promise Policy Board, the University of Northern Iowa’s Metal Casting Center Board of Directors, North Star Community Services Board of Directors, and was appointed by the legislature to serve on the Research and Development School Advisory Committee.
Bob worked for John Deere for 31 years and is now retired. He is a member of UAW. He was a John Deere/UAW Joint Trainer for 10 years.
Bob was born in Dubuque and grew up in Waterloo. His parents were owners of Verdies café in Waterloo. Bob attended Columbus High School and Waterloo West. After graduation he attended Hawkeye Tech, completing welding coursework. He also attended the University of Northern Iowa, completing his coursework for State of Iowa Post Secondary Teaching license.
Bob is married to Liz Kressig, who is a para-educator in the Cedar Falls Community School District. They have two daughters, Molly and Laura. Molly lives in Temecula, CA, and is married to Ryan Borrman. Laura is a junior at the University of Northern Iowa. Bob and Liz have two grandchildren, Brianna, 8, and Gavin, 5.
Bob also was a leader on the building campaign for the local YMCA. He is an usher at Nazareth Lutheran Church. He is also a member of the Cedar Falls Lions Club.
Bob enjoys cycling, has ridden RAGBRAI several years, and enjoys riding the trails in Cedar Valley.