Term: Rep. Hansen is serving his 5th term in the Iowa House. In the past, Hansen served four terms in the Iowa House two terms in the Iowa Senate between 1987 and 2003.
Born: February 5, 1955 in Sioux City to parents Jean M. (McCanney) and Soren D. Hansen.
Education: Graduated from Anthon-Oto Community High School in 1973; attended Briar Cliff College; graduated with honors, B.A., Morningside College, 1977; M.A., University of South Dakota-Vermillion, 1988.
Profession and Activities: Director of the Sioux City Public Museum since December of 2001.