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A Strong Experienced Voice for Windsor Heights

VOTE on Nov. 5!


Keep Threase Working for YOU!


✔ 19-year Windsor Heights resident and small business owner 

✔  Implemented an aggressive city-wide infrastructure plan putting street & sewer repairs first  

✔  Improved accountability and transparency in city government  

✔  Stabilized the budget and maintained reserves while reducing reliance on unpredictable revenues   

✔  Drove policies to support increased economic development 


As the only sitting woman, mother and business owner on the Council, WH residents have come to know that I: 

✔  Am not afraid to ask tough questions 

✔  Demand transparency and accountability 

✔  Represent voices from all corners of the community

✔  Offer new ideas  

✔  Make hard decisions for the greater good 

✔  Work well with leaders across the metro   

✔   Collaborate with my biggest critics


I view all my efforts as simply doing the right thing to benefit the citizens of Windsor Heights. I have done exactly what I said I would do when I first campaigned and I believe we have seen great progress.

Your support means a great deal to me, and I will do my best to be deserving of it. I hope I can count on your support on November 5th. Together we can, and will, move Windsor Heights forward!



Lifelong Iowan

Threase Harms was first elected to the Windsor Heights City Council in 2015. She is a 19-year Windsor Heights resident, community volunteer, and civic advocate passionate about healthy, sustainable and connected communities. “I have lived in Iowa my entire life and consider myself a born and raised farm-fed Iowa girl. I’m proud of our state and I love being a part of the thriving Windsor Heights community.” 

Threase’s extensive experience in shaping policy in health care, education, environmental issues, economic development, local government, and the judicial system positions her as a top candidate for the Windsor Heights City Council.

Business Advocate

Threase is a small business owner in the heart of Windsor Heights and a member of both the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Working in both the public and private sectors for more than 20 years, Threase is proud to advocate on behalf of businesses, non-profit organizations and associations. 

Threase holds a BA in Communication Studies from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters in Public Administration from Iowa State University.  She is a graduate of Leadership Iowa – class of 2008.

Community Leader

Outside of her work and family, Threase has wide-ranging volunteer responsibilities and is actively engaged in the community.  

Currently she serves on:

  • Metro Waste Authority
  • EveryStep
  • UNI Panther Scholarship Fund

Threase is also involved as a volunteer for:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Iowa Girls High School Rugby Program
  • Children’s Cancer Connection

Threase pioneered the UNI and Des Moines Women’s Rugby programs and is actively involved in the development of the Iowa high school rugby program. She is also dedicated member of the VeloRosa Cycling Team. 

Threase was named Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year Runner-Up (2011). 


Tuesday, September 15, 2015 11:15 PM


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