RasTafari (Ras) I. Smith (D-SH062)
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Representative
State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319

District Office:
1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Amelia   
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Committee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on Information Technology
MemberHouse Committee on Agriculture
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
Counties Representing
Black Hawk
School Districts
Cedar Falls Community School District
Dunkerton Community School District
Waterloo Community School District

Bio

Ras Smith represents Iowa House District 62, which includes Waterloo, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, and Raymond. Smith, a Waterloo native, is the son of L.C. and the Rev. Belinda Creighton-Smith.

Out of session, Smith is the Iowa consultant for the nonprofit organization Communities in Schools. In his role, Smith works to raise awareness about dropout prevention services within the Cedar Valley and across the state.

Smith is active in his local community, volunteering his talents to better the area. He has been a youth mentor, participated in faith-based outreach, and served as a volunteer football coach for East High School.

Smith graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor's in Exercise Science and a Master's degree in Youth and Human Services. Smith lives in Waterloo with his wife Amelia and their two daughters, Maria and Samara. They attend Faith Temple Baptist Church.