John F. Mauro is serving his fifth term as a member of the Board of Supervisors from Polk County’s Fifth District. Mauro previously served the citizens of Polk County for two consecutive terms after being elected in 1990. He has served as Chair of the Board of Supervisors in 1993, 1996, 2004, 2008, 2011 and 2014.
John is a native of Des Moines and was born and raised on Des Moines’ South side. He has been a self employed businessman and has owned his own insurance agency for many years. John and his wife Grace have been married for 46 years. They have 3 sons and 7 grandchildren.