Iman is the State Representative for House District 41 in Aurora, Colorado. She is a first generation American, and the first Muslim and first Arab woman elected to the Colorado Legislature. She has made healthcare, immigration, and housing her policy priorities while serving as a legislator.
Rep. Jodeh was sworn into office on January 13, 2021 and serves on the Appropriations and Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services committees and the year round Legislative Council Committee.
She passed the Colorado Option, the largest healthcare bill in Colorado history, established the Office of New Americans for our newest neighbors, protected patients with medical debt forgiveness programs, and took evictions from 48 hours to 10 days. Iman is the Founder and Executive Director of the educational non-profit, Meet the Middle East, and a former lecturer at the University of Denver’s University College Enrichment Program.
She is the first female Spokesperson for the Colorado Muslim Society, the largest and oldest mosque in the Rocky Mountain region, and is the past Community Advocate and Liaison at the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado, where she fought for progressive legislation. Iman is also a proud board member at Ready to Work Aurora, and the Epilepsy Foundation of CO/WY. Iman is fluent in Arabic and maintains a second home in Ramallah, Palestine. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her large family, and fly fishing the beautiful rivers of Colorado.