Councilman Steve Seroka was elected to represent the city of Las Vegas Ward 2, located in Summerlin, in June of 2017. Councilman Seroka, a 30-year U.S. Air Force veteran and retired Colonel, has made serving the community and being the voice of the people his number one priority during his career. He is dedicated to improving public safety across the city of Las Vegas as well as creating initiatives that support and strengthen the business community.
Councilman Seroka began his career of service when he graduated from the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy and finished number one in his class in flight school. Councilman Seroka is a highly-decorated fighter pilot, strategist and commander. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research. In 1992, he graduated with a Master of Arts in Management from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. In 1997, he graduated with his second Master of Arts in Strategic Leadership from Air University in Montgomery, Ala.
More recently, he has served as the chief of staff for Nevada’s largest business organization and as a veterans’ advocate on local and national issues. He has taught courses on leadership at UNLV, and in 2012, he graduated from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas program. He now serves as a national public speaker on leadership and military transition for many local and national organizations.
Along with his military experience, Councilman Seroka brings fiscal and planning knowledge to his elected position. He serves on the Fiscal Affairs Committee on behalf of the city of Las Vegas and had a key role in the increase of funding to hire more police officers citywide in 2018. He has also sponsored the first ordinance to help navigate the development of open space areas to clarify the rights and responsibilities of homeowners and developers across the city.
Councilman Seroka serves on the Board of Directors for Vegas PBS and the USO Las Vegas. He also serves as the Nevada State Chairman for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, as an Honorary Commander at Creech Air Force Base, is a part of the Global Leadership Coalition, sits on the World Affairs Council and is a Truman project fellow.
Councilman Seroka and his wife Nancy reside in Summerlin and have three children. During their time off, the Councilman and Nancy enjoy being outdoors, traveling and attending Las Vegas sporting events.
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