Robert "Bob" Jones
Vice Mayor Robert "Bob" Jones
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Vice Mayor Robert (Bob) Jones has called Arizona home for over 50 years, and has been a proud El Mirage resident since 2002. Councilman Jones has a diverse business background which includes years of experience in retail management, sales and distribution, and customer service in both large corporate environments, and as a small business entrepreneur. Later in his career, he followed his heart and entered the world of education, spending years as an elementary school teacher until he retired in 2005. Since that time, Jones has focused his time and energy in the El Mirage community.
Jones acted as an advocate for children in El Mirage, working on the task force to add Riverview Elementary School as an El Mirage addition to the Dysart Unified School District. He acquired a charter and introduced a Cub Scout program to El Mirage, serving as a Cub Master. He has also served as a member of the Dysart Community Center’s Board of Directors. Jones is a member of the Cactus Park Homeowners’ Association, and has served as HOA President since 2010. As president, he collaborated with other HOA’s and El Mirage City leaders on community affairs. In 2010, he received the Resident of the Year – El Mirage award from the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce. He was appointed to the El Mirage Planning and Zoning Committee in 2007 and again in 2012, and has served as a committee chairman. He left the P & Z Committee to complete a successful run for City Council in 2014.
Bob has six children and nine grandchildren. He has been married to his wife, Cathy for over 19 years.