John Guttenberg is a 17 year resident of Elbert County, a 21 year veteran of the U.S. Army, and member of the Elizabeth American Legion Post 82 and VFW Post 10694. He has three children and eight grandchildren ranging in ages 10-23 years old.
As a Pikes Peak College graduate, John retired from the Army as a Sergeant Major in 1993 and from the U.S. Postal Service in 2008. He has worked for many years with Elizabeth Schools, heading up the American Legion Scholarship program and the Boy's State programs at Elizabeth High School, along with leading fundraising efforts for the Frontier High School field trips.