"It has been an honor to serve District 5, and I have greatly enjoyed the experience. However, I have many things on my "to do" list that have been put off for many years due to the demands of office. It's time to move on and accomplish other things. Between my time away in the legislature and on military deployments, I have been away from home and family for many years. I think the Lord is telling me it is time to do something else," Chambers said.
Chambers, a high school teacher at Sheldon High School, also serves as a First Sergeant in the Air National Guard with the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City. Chambers and wife, Barb, have two grown children.
Representative Huseman, (R-Aurelia), has announced that he will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in the newly - created District 3. "It has been an honor and privilege to represent the people of House District 53. With the redrawn boundaries, I am looking forward to serving the citizens of House District 3," stated Huseman.
Huseman continued, "Representative Chambers has served his constituents well. His knowledge and expertise will be missed after the 2012 session. I could never ask for a better friend and colleague, and humbly accept his endorsement and support."
Following his graduation from Aurelia High School and Buena Vista University, Huseman returned to his family farm where he currently raises corn and beans. He and his wife, Barbara,a guidance counselor in the Alta-Aurelia School, have three grown children and three grandchildren.
"I will continue to listen to the people, and continue to develop meaningful and responsible legislation that will move our state forward," said Huseman.
Chambers and Huseman will continue to serve their current districts through the end of 2012.