Vicki Lensing

Iowa House District 85

Contact Vicki:
2408 Mayfield Rd
Iowa City, IA


State Representative Vicki Lensing is serving 8th term in the Iowa House. She serves as Ranking Member of the State Government Committee and also serves on the Environmental Protection, Local Government, and Government Oversight Committees.

Vicki was born in Iowa City and grew up in the family business, Mott’s Drug Store, which was owned and operated by her grandparents. A lifelong resident of Iowa City, she graduated form West High School in 1975 and fromthe University of Iowa in 1979.

Vicki is co-owner of Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service. She developed and facilitated several bereavement support groups for adults and children, and works actively with Iowa City Hospice, Iowa Children’s Hospital,Mercy Hospital, and local community groups on educational and support programs.

She served as chair of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce in 2000 and is a 1996 graduate of the CLP program. Vicki continues to serve on committees of the Johnson County Community Foundation, 5224Good and isa board member for Elder Services.

She is married to Rich Templeton and has three children, Amanda, Alex, and Nick; two step-children, Ian and Kiera; and five grandchildren.

Iowa House District 85

Iowa City