Iowa House District 16
Steve Gorman was born and raised in Council Bluffs, attended both public and private schools before graduating from St Albert High School in Council Bluffs. He then attended ABC apprenticeship after high school to become a commercial Journeyman electrician.
As a firefighter, Gorman has been recognized for numerous lifesaving awards for going above and beyond the call of duty including cardiac, trauma and fire events as a front line firefighter. He is a member of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 15.
Gorman was instrumental in starting the Gibraltar Neighborhood Association, once serving as president and is now an active board member. He has volunteered for many activities like neighborhood watch and clean ups to benefit the entire community. He has volunteered for several local schools, Celebrate Council Bluffs, and Preserve Council Bluffs. Gorman was also a scout leader and a youth sports coach at both the YMCA and Parks & Recreation.
Gorman and his wife, Chris, have been married for 31 years. She has been a teacher for 28 years and is currently teaching 8th grade for Council Bluffs Community Schools. They have two grown children.