Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Iowa House District 69

Contact Kirsten:
3515 Field Stone Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA


Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt is serving her 4th term in the Iowa House of Representatives. Kirsten was elected in a special election in Nov. 2009 and currently serves as a Ranking Member on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and also serves on the full Appropriations, Local Government, and Labor Committees.

Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt is a 6th generation Iowan born and raised in Cedar Rapids. Kirsten graduated from LaSalle High School, attended Kirkwood Community College, graduated from the University of Iowa, and moved back to Cedar Rapids with her husband Coy Marquardt. Kirsten, Coy, and their son, Jack, a 2nd grader at Prairie
View Elementary, proudly call Cedar Rapids home.

Kirsten is a member of NARFE, CRnetWork, Iron Workers Local 89, John XXIII Catholic Church, and a board member of the Iowa Small Business Development Centers. Kirsten was previously a Director of Iowa for Health Care, and served her community working for a member of our Iowa federal delegation.

Iowa House District 69

Cedar Rapids