Bruce Bearinger

Iowa House District 64

Contact Bruce:
500 7th Ave SE
Oelwein, IA 50662


Bruce Bearinger has been an Oelwein resident for over 20 years and a retired teacher. Bruce taught high school agriculture and served asFFA advisor at Preston, Oelwein, and Jesup high schools. During his 17-year tenure as teacher he helped with a variety of communityservices; including farm safety, environmental projects, and charity events. He has previously worked as the Education Director for IowaState Extension in Buchannan County.

Rep. Bearinger is currently serving on four committees in the Iowa House of Representatives: Agriculture, Economic Growth, Appropriations,and Agriculture and Natural Resources subcommittee.

Bearinger served on the Oelwein City Council and served on the economic development finance committee, worked on local food initiatives,and helped develop a health and wellness survey for Oelwein. Bruce was a member of the Oelwein Jaycees and a donor to the Fine ArtsGuild of Oelwein.

Bearinger helped launch the Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence and served on its first Board of Directors. While working forISU Extension, he also served on the Buchanan County Food Pantry Board and the Coop Board. Bruce also worked with the MaynardCoop.

Iowa House District 64

Oelwein, Independence, Fairbank, Hazleton, Aurora, Lamont