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Vice Mayor Stephanie Karlin
ViceMayorKarlinAbout the Vice Mayor
Tenure: January 2008 - December 2016 
Appointed Vice Mayor, January 2015
Previous Tenure: Councilmember January 2000 - December 2003
City phone: 623.333.1914 
Assistant's Phone: 623.333.1613 

Council Committee Assignments
City Committees:
  • Avondale Interfaith Council, Chair   
  • Council Ambassador to Littleton Elementary School District
  • Littleton Education Foundation, Board Member
  • Littleton Communications Committee Member

Regional Committees:
  • Maricopa County Air Quality Department Clean Air Committee, Ambassador
  • International Council - Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Member
  • Maricopa Association of Governments - Human Services Coordinating Committee, Member
  • Arizona Recycling Coalition, Board Member    

National Committees:
  • National League of Cities
    • Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources (EENR) Steering Committee, Member
    • International Council, Member
    • Women in Municipal Government (WIMG), Member
    • First Tier Suburbs Council Steering Committee, Member

Employment & Education
  • B.S in Public Health
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist
  • Certified Sanitarian
  • Certified, Leadership and Management / University of Arizona
  • Certified, Governance and Management / Arizona State University
  • National League of Cities Leadership Institute- Diamond Level 
  • Southwest Valley Citizen’s Academy, Class of 2000
  • Ergonomic Site Coordinator
  • Former Hazardous/Universal Wastes Coordinator
  • Educator- 7th and 8th grades
  • Public Health Consultant
  • Peace Corps in Belize, Central America

  • Garden Patch Community Garden, Board Member
  • West Valley Women's Organization, Member
  • Catitudes Art Gallery, Board Member
  • Southwest Lending Closet, Board Member   

  • Avondale resident since 1990 
  • General interest/hobbies: ethno-botany, crossword puzzles, archaeology, art, music, and reading

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