A legislator from Winterset has reached a big milestone in her other career in the Iowa National Guard. Jodi Tymeson has been named a Brigadier General. House Republican Leader Chuck Gipp of Decorah says Tymeson is an accomplished public servant. Tymeson is a native of Boone County and holds a B-A from the University of Northern Iowa and a masters from Drake in public administration. She is currently a state representative and serves as chair of the House Education Committee. Tymeson enlisted in the Guard back in 1974, and has won a number of awards and promotions in the past 30 years. Tymeson was officially promoted to Brigadier General in early December, and is the first woman in the Iowa Guard to become Brigadier General.
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