Councilmember Jon Edwards Biography
Jon and his wife have been married for 22 years. They have lived in Peoria for 13 of those years, raising 3 children.
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 since 2010
- Prior to moving to Arizona, I was very involved in community beautification of older neighborhoods in Riverside and Anaheim, CA (1989 – 2001)
- Program/Project manager with the same Computer Service Company for 25 years, responsible for two fortune 500 companies
- Has strong organization skills
- Believes in open communication. I will keep you informed and involved in important city decisions
- I am impartial and listen to all the facts, research the unknown, and will be creative when solving city issues
- I have a strong work ethic and a passion for good government
- I serve on the West Valley Youth Leadership Commission
- I serve as Chairman of the Peoria Education Committee, and am a member of the Peoria Not-For-Profit Committee
- I have been appointed to the City Council Community Culture Subcommittee and the City Council Policy and Appointments Subcommittee
- In January, 2014 I was elected Mayor Pro-Tem by my city council colleagues
In January, 2012, the City of Peoria completed the council redistricting process. Due to the significant population growth in the northern portion of the city, the Willow District has moved north taking up a large portion of the former Mesquite district.
I am honored to be your Councilmember for the Willow District Representative.