|Iowa State Senate District 20|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Black earned his BS in Forest Management from Utah State University, Logan, in 1963. He went on to receive his MS in Natural Resources Economics in 1965.
Black is a Natural Resources Consultant and Conservationist. He has worked as District Commissioner for Jasper County Soil Conservation. He is also past Director of the Jasper County Conservation Board.
Black served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1982 to 1994. He then joined the Iowa State Senate in 1994. He has served in that position since, representing the 20th district.
- Agriculture Committee, Iowa Senate
- Environment & Energy Independence Committee, Iowa Senate
- Natural Resources Committee, Iowa Senate
- State Government Committee, Iowa Senate
- Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa Senate
Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.
- Official Iowa State Senate website of Dennis Black
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998