Dennis Black

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Dennis Black
Iowa State Senate District 20
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Retired Conservationist
Website Senate website
Dennis Black (b. December 18, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Iowa Senate, representing District 20.


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.

Professional experience

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.

Political experience

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.

Committee assignments

Personal life

Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.

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