Mayor & City Council
Mayor 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.
Mayor Leifson is married to Cheryl Cosgray from Indiana. They have six children: Nathan (Jil), Adam, Jennifer (Nick), Sierra (Jared), Christina and Sean. He also has eight grandchildren. He enjoys sports, golfing, traveling, reading, and coaching.
Quoting Mayor 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!'"
Mayor Leifson serves on the following boards and commissions:
- Council of Governments
- Fairgrounds Committee
- Fire Retirement Board
- Personnel Committee
- Rodeo Committee
- South Utah Valley Power System (SUVPS)
- Utah Municipal Power Association (UMPA)
- Alternate Mt. Nebo Water Agency