Susan Mims
District B
Work Unit: 
1812 Quincent St.
Iowa City, IA

By email

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Term in office 

First term: Jan. 2, 2010 to Jan. 2, 2014

Second term: Jan. 2, 2014 to Jan. 2, 2018

Third term: Jan. 2, 2018 to Jan 2, 2022

Elected (by Council) Mayor Pro tem: 4-years, 2012-2015 


B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (1980), University of Iowa
M.S. in Industrial Engineering (1982), University of Iowa


Husband, Fred; four children; two grandchildren


Reading, gardening, walking, spending time with family 

Iowa City residency 

I have lived in Iowa City since coming here to finish college in the fall of 1977.

Other community services/organizations involvement

Preucil School of Music Board of Directors, 2008-2011
National Iowa Varsity Club Board Member, 2001-2008
Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors, 1996-1999
Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Little Hawks Club member and president
ICCSD Booster Club Board member and secretary
Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class member 1993-1994