Steve spent 20 years each as a social worker, a union representative, and as a Wapello County Supervisor. He is passionate about insuring every American a decent living, including housing, health care, and retirement benefits. He will be running for Iowa Senate for District 41 next year. Steve also is very interested in the arts: film; theater; history. He is a native Iowan and has lived in Ottumwa for the past 40 years. He graduated from Grinnell College and has graduate degrees from the University of Kansas and the University of California at Berkeley. he and wife Vicki raised 4 boys and have 2 grandchildren.