Phyllis Thede

Iowa House District 93

Contact Phyllis:
2343 Hawthorne Ct
Bettendorf, IA 52722


Phyllis Thede serves as the Ranking Member on the Ethics Committee and also serves on Appropriations, Government Oversight, Local Government and Natural Resources committees.

Phyllis and her husband Dave make their home in Bettendorf, Iowa. Phyllis and Dave resided in Davenport from 1980 to 2004 and then moved to Bettendorf.

Phyllis and Dave are proud parents of three successful daughters and a son in-law, who is ex-military. They are doting grandparents to grandson Jonathan and granddaughter Stella and stepgrandson Jake.

Phyllis was born in Chicago, Illinois. Later, the family would move to Creston, Iowa, which is located in the southern part of Iowa and is the home of Southwestern Community College. Phyllis began her work in 1980 as a para-educator with Davenport Community Schools. In the early years, she worked in the library; however, since 2001 she has served as the secretary in the Media Center at North High School. Phyllis currently works as an attendance secretary at Williams Intermediate in Davenport.

Phyllis has also served as her union’s president and vice president; as a contract negotiator, as well as a grievance chair. She has been on many committees in the district, including the superintendent search committee. She served on the State

Minority Action Committee and currently works with QC United Organization, which brings all minority youth together. QC United raises money for scholarships for youth to a college of their choice.

Iowa House District 93