City Council Member Steve Leifson
Councilman Steve Leifson was born in Spanish Fork to Ted and Ruth Nelson Leifson. He graduated from Spanish Fork High School and received an Associate Degree in Construction Management from the Trade Tech (now UVU). He served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the England North Mission, and he is currently the President and owner of SML Construction, Inc.
Councilman Leifson is married to Cheryl Cosgray from Indiana. They have six children: Nathan (now married to Jil Coles), Adam, Jennifer (now married to Nick Wilson), Sierra, Christina and Sean. He also has three grandsons: Chase, Max and Griff. He enjoys sports, golfing, traveling, reading, and coaching.
Quoting Councilman Leifson: "Spanish Fork has always been a great place to live and raise a family. For generations, my family has been involved in community service on the City Council and various committees. Spanish Fork is the 'Home of Pride and Progress!'"
Councilman Leifson serves on the following boards and commissions:
- Utah Municipal Power Agency (UMPA)
- South Utah Valley Power System (SUVPS)
- Personnel Committee