Vice Mayor Jon Edwards Biography
Jon and his wife Brenda have been married since 1991, and they have lived in Peoria since 2001. The Edwards have three children who have all attended local schools.
Active in the Community
- Graduated from the Peoria Leadership Institute (fall of 2008)
- Member of the Fletcher Heights HOA since 2009
- Elected Precinct Committeeman for Legislative District 4 – Fletcher Heights
- Completed the Peoria HOA Academy. (January 2010)
- Member of the Frontier Elementary Site Council (2010 - 2012)
- Prior to residence in Peoria, was very involved in community beautification of older neighborhoods in Riverside and Anaheim, CA (1989 – 2001)
- Elected Vice Mayor by council colleagues in 2015.
- Elected Mayor Pro-Tem by council colleagues (2014).
- Appointed by the Mayor as Chairman of the Peoria Education Committee in 2013.
- Appointed by the Mayor to the Peoria Not-For-Profit Committee in 2014.
- Appointed by the Mayor to the City Council Community Culture Subcommittee (2013-2015)
- Appointed by the Mayor to the City Council Policy and Appointments Subcommittee in 2013.
- Program/Project manager with the same computer service company for 27 years, responsible for two fortune 500 companies.
- Strong organization skills.
- Believes in open communication. A strong focus on keeping citizens informed and involved in important city decisions.
- Impartial and good listener to all the facts. Research the unknown, and creative when solving city issues.
- Strong work ethic and a passion for good government.
I am honored to be your Councilmember for the Willow District and I look forward to working with residents.