Rick Heumann - East Valley Tribune: Candidates

Rick Heumann

Councilmember Rick Heumann moved to Chandler in 1982. He began his tenure on the City Council in January 2009.

For over two decades, Rick has worked as a sales manager for CMA, a manufacturer’s representative group supporting companies in the gift and home furnishings industry throughout the western United States.

Rick serves regionally as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Arizona Municipal Waters Users Association, and as a Board Member of Metro Light Rail.

He has been heavily involved in neighborhood issues throughout Chandler over the past 15 years, and has served as Board President with two different Homeowners Associations. He is a board member with the Desert Cancer Foundation and serves as an ex officio board member of the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership. He is also a member of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce, serving on its public policy committee, and is a member of the Chandler Historical Society. Rick also served as Treasurer and Vice Chair for OASIS – a Phoenix-based Trade Organization from 1995-2004.

He also has an extensive history of service to the City of Chandler as member of the Chandler Parks and Recreation Commission and as a member, Vice Chair and Chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission. He co-chaired the 2007 Chandler City Bond Election Committee, and chaired the 1999 Transportation Bond Election Committee. He served on the hiring committee for the current police chief and has been a member of Chandler’s CERT team since 2002.

He chairs the Chandler Education Coalition partnership committee – a group he established in 2011 -- to explore educational issues and opportunities from a community-wide perspective. This committee just completed the first annual Sci Tech festival in February.

Rick has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Arizona State University. Rick and Julie have been married 29 years and have a daughter, Kristin, a recent doctoral graduate and assistant professor at Colorado Mesa University.



[Information courtesy rick4chandlercouncil.com]

Race Information

District
Election Year
Election Level
Election Type
Result
2012
City
Primary
Nora Ellen

Chandler | City Council 100%

Candidates
 
Percent
Votes
20.00%
10,277
17.81%
9,155
17.27%
8,874
17.27%
8,874
12.69%
6,522
9.82%
5,049
2012
City
General
Jack Sellers Rick Heumann

Chandler | City Council (general) 100%

Candidates
 
Percent
Votes
26.80%
20,346
23.29%
17,681
27.11%
20,579
22.79%
17,302

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