Dwana Bradley was selected to fill the District 3 vacancy in December 2018 and sworn into office on January 8, 2019. She was elected to a full-term in November 2019.
Dwana holds a bachelor’s degree in child and family services from Iowa State University and a master’s degree in Elementary Education and Literacy from Drake University as well as a specialist’s degree in administration.
She spent nearly seven years as a reading interventionist with Des Moines Public Schools. She is currently executive director of Iowa Juneteenth, a teacher in the after-school program at Homes of Oakridge as well as owner of Iowa Urban Media, a community-focused publishing company. Bradley has also been active in the community, such as chairing a committee for the Iowa Juneteenth Observance, volunteering on the DMPS attendance committee, serving as choir director at True Bible Baptist Church, and graduating from the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute. She has two children.
Term Expires: 2023