Judge Hensley, Sioux City, was appointed to the bench in 2000. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Morningside College in 1984, his law degree from the University of Iowa in 1988. Judge Hensley previously served as first assistant public defender for Woodbury County. He is a member of the Iowa Judges Association, Woodbury County Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Association. He is currently co-chair of the District Associate Judges Committee of the Iowa Judges Association. He has three children.