Jeff Heland is an insurance agent and financial service advisor for the New York Life Insurance Company with his office in Burlington. He is a member of the Southeast Iowa Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Prior to this Mr. Heland worked as a Railroad machinist for the Burlington and Northern Railroad (1979-200). Mr. Heland has a long history of public service including: Solid Waste Commissioner of Burlington (1990-1997), Burlington's Mayor Pro Temp (1990-1994), Mayor of Burlington (1994-1996), and President of the Iowa League of Cities (1997). Currently he chairs the Human Rights Commission in Burlington and is a trustee for Southeastern Community College. Mr. Heland and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters, Allison and Dustin Jane.