Lisa Heddens

Iowa House District 46

Contact Lisa:
4115 Wembley Ave
Ames, IA 50010


Lisa Heddens is serving her 7th term in the Iowa House. She is a Ranking Member of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the Appropriations, Human Resources, Natural Resources, and Administrative Rules Review Committees.

In 1989, Lisa earned a teaching certificate in elementary education at Iowa State University. She has spent most of her professional life working with family service agencies. Currently, she is the Service Coordinator for Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) overseeing early childhood programs at LSI’s People Place, a Family Resource Center.

Lisa serves on the Council of Human Services and the Mental Health and Disability Services Commission.

She is also a past board member for Friendship Ark Homes, Inc. in Ames.

Lisa has resided in Ames for over 30 years. She has two adult children who both reside in Ames.

Iowa House District 46