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Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers
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Served on council since January 1996; as Vice-Mayor until Dec. 2003; re-elected in November 2003; appointed Mayor in January 2006; elected Mayor in September 2007 and re-elected Mayor in August 2012
Term expires: December 31, 2016
City phone: 623.333.1900 
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Council Committee Assignments
City Committees:
  • Contributions Assistance Program Council Subcommittee
  • Board, Commission,& Committee Interview, Council Subcommittee Member
  • Served on the Planning and Zoning Commission until June 2001
  • Housing Code Task Force, Former Member

Regional Committees:
  • League of Arizona Cities & Towns, Executive Committee Member; Distinguished Service Award; Arizona Women in Municipal Government, Ex-Officio President
  • Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
    • Economic Development Committee, Current Chairperson
    • Regional Council, Executive Committee 
      • Former Chair
      • Former Vice Chair
      • Former Treasurer
    • Transportation Policy Committee, Former Chair
    • Human Service Coordinating Committee, Member
    • Youth Policy Committee, Former Chair
  • Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
    • GPEC Board of Directors
    • Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Business Plan Steering Committee
      • 1 of 3 Phoenix Metropolitan Mayors on Committee
  • WESTMARC
    • Executive Committee, Former Member
    • Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Luke West Valley Council, Member
  • Estrella Mountain Community College/Southwest Skill Center Advisory Board
  • Maricopa County El Rio Project, Executive Committee member
  • Valley Metro/Regional Public Transportation Authority, Former Member
  • Southwest Valley Chamber Rail Partnership, Current Chair
  • Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • Leadership West, Member and Former Board of Directors
  • Hispanic Leadership Forum del Oeste, Board of Directors, Past President

National Committees:
  • National League of Cities (NLC)
    • President
    • 1st Vice President, Former
    • 2nd Vice President, Former
    • Board of Directors, Former Member
    • Advisory Council, Former Member
    • Nominating Committee, Former Member 
    • Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO), Past President
    • Women in Municipal Government (WIMG), Past President 
  • National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO), Member
  • National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), Board of Director 
  • City of Avondale Ambassador for Kids at Hope

Education & Employment
  • Honorary Dean, Eighth Annual International Youth Development Master's Institute
  • College level courses at Maricopa Community College District
  • University of Arizona Leadership Institute
  • National League of Cities and Towns Leadership Institute
  • Leadership West Class I
  • Hispanic Leadership Institute
  • NALEO SW Summit on Sustainable Communities
  • ASU West Community Building Workshops
  • Arizona Community Action Program Training and Conferences
  • University of Arizona Economic Development Course
  • National Leaders in Real Estate Training
  • Arizona Homeless Coalition Training
  • Life Skills Training for the Trainer
  • Parenting Training
  • Reality Theory Therapy Training
  • Roman Catholic Diocese Training for Education Leaders
  • Kino Institute
  • Valley Interfaith Project Training and Seminars
  • NLC Leadership Training Institute, Communication Styles

 Awards & Recognition
  • Received the Hispanic Leadership Institute-West Public Service Award
  • Received the Valle Del Sole Profiles of Success 2009, Special Recognition Award
  • Jacque Steiner Public Leadership Award for Children 2010 from Children's Action Alliance

 Personal
  • Married to Eddie
  • Children: Three sons, six grandchildren
  • Arizona Native, raised in Avondale
  • General interests: Social work, public service, reading and NASCAR racing

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