Representative John Spiros was born in Akron and raised in Ohio. He served in the United States Air Force for six years and was part of an elite security squad that provided protection for 26 generals and the command center for the Strategic Air Command. After leaving the service, he served as a police officer. He has been in the transportation industry for 24 years, currently in the role of VP of Safety and Claims Management.
Representative Spiros is married to Rebecca, a nurse in Marshfield. Together, he and his wife have five adult children and four grandchildren.
Representative Spiros served as a member of the Marshfield City Council for eight years and was President of the Council in 2009. He served as the Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee for five years. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Central Wisconsin State Fair and has served on the Marshfield Industrial Park Commission for seven years.
Representative Spiros was elected to the State Assembly in 2012 and is currently serving his fourth term. He is the chair of the Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety and vice-chair of the Assembly Committee on Transportation.