Representative Ross Wilburn

House District 46


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Ross Wilburn is State Representative in House District 46, which includes orth Ames and the western parts of Story County.


Wilburn is longtime social worker and has dedicated his life to service. Upon graduating high school, Wilburn joined up with the Iowa Army National Guard and would work one weekend a month while in college.


Rep. Wilburn currently serves as a diversity officer and associate director for community economic development at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. In 2018, Wilburn ran for the Democratic Nomination for governor on a platform of strengthening mental health care resources across Iowa.


Wilburn has also served as a city council member and mayor of Iowa City.

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