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Maria Bribiesco

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Title & Affiliation
Candidate for Iowa State Senate District 47

Maria Bribriesco is an attorney licensed to practice law in Iowa.  She has a B.A. in criminal justice (Magna Cum Laude) from St. Edwards University, Austin, TX and a J.D. from the University of Iowa, College of Law.  Maria worked over 27 years for the United States Army as a civilian attorney-advisor at the Rock Island Arsenal (Rock Island, IL) and the last six years of government service, she was Chief of the TACOM-Rock Island Legal Group, a managerial/supervisory position.


Maria retired in July 2011, and stays busy gardening, participating in Zumba, softball, volleyball, & kickball, visiting her grand kids in St. Louis and her new grand-baby (three months old) in Bettendorf, and traveling.  In March 2012, Maria said "Yes" to public service and agreed to run for the Iowa House of Representatives.  She received 45% of the vote in a "red" district against a two term Republican incumbent.  Maria is currently running for the Iowa Senate.


Maria is married, has three sons and four grandchildren.