Craig Trotter represents Ward 3. He is a lifelong resident of Newton. He graduated from Newton Senior High in 1982, and earned a BA in Business Management from Central College in Pella, IA. Craig worked at the Maytag Company for 17 years. He is currently employed by the State of Iowa as a Labor Market Research Economist. Craig has been active in the Newton Little League for over twelve years and has served as president for three years. He is also involved in the Youth Sports Foundation or YSF, which is a tackle football league for 5th and 6th graders. Craig has been coaching a team for the past three seasons here in Newton. He is also a member of the National Youth Sports Coaches Association. Craig is married to Suzy (O’Connor) Trotter and they have two boys, Sid and Clay.