Greg Forristall >> Biography (House District 22)

11917 370th Street
Macedonia, Iowa 51549

Home: (712) 486.2271
Cell: 402 650.1600

DOB: 2/15/1950
Spouse: Carol



Greg Forristall grew up on the family farm near Macedonia, and after graduation from Carson-Macedonia High School, he went on to earn bachelor and master degrees in music at the University of Iowa.

Greg currently resides in Macedonia with his wife, Carol, who taught music in Iowa public schools for thirty-five years. Greg farmed for 25 years and also worked in the financial services and information technology industries.

Greg has been active in the community with organizations such as the Council Bluffs Sister Cities, Farm Bureau, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board and the Iowa Western Community College Board. He has been a member of the United States Grain Council and has served on the Iowa State Board of Education and the Iowa Community College Council. Greg is a founding and continuing member of the Grist Mill Fine Arts Council.

In the Iowa House, Forristall chairs the Labor Committee. He also sits on the Ways and Means, Transportation, and Human Resource Committees as well as the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee. He chairs the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council and is on the executive committee of the Midwest Higher Education Compact. Forristall also represents Iowa in national meetings of the Lumina Foundation and the Foundation for Excellence in Education.