Meet our Members – Representative John Wills

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Representative John Wills, of Spirit Lake, serves House District 1.  The district consists of Lyon and Osceola Counties, as well as part of Dickinson County.  Okoboji, Rock Rapids, and Spirit Lake make up the major population centers in the district.

John grew up in Sibley, graduated from Sibley Community High School, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Northwestern College in Orange City.  He also holds two Master’s Degrees.  John and his wife, Cami, have three adult children.

John has been involved in water quality and conservation work for more than 15 years.  He is the Vice President of the Okoboji Protective Association and works to protect water resources.  He also currently serves in the National Guard and has been in the military for 25 years, serving numerous deployments overseas.

Wills’ life has been dedicated to service and he greatly enjoys working on behalf of Iowans in the Statehouse.

Wills is a Founding Member of Pheasants Forever, Habitat Chair in Osceola County, and a member of the State Pheasants Forever Council.  He is also a member of the Friends of Lakeside Lab and Veterans of Foreign War.

You can find John on Facebook here.