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Feb. 24, 2011

Mayor Tibshraeny Expands Service to Community

CHANDLER, Ariz. - Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has been appointed to several committees as he represents Chandler on both the regional and local levels.

Tibshraeny’s current regional assignments include the Arizona League of Cities and Towns Executive Committee. He is also now a member of the Regional Council for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), as well as an ex officio member of the East Valley Partnership and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.

The League of Arizona Cities and Towns is a voluntary association of all the 91 incorporated cities and towns in the state of Arizona which provides policy and legislative advocacy and information and inquiry services in order to strengthen the quality and efficiency of municipal government. MAG is a Council of Governments providing regional planning and policy decisions in areas of transportation, air quality, water quality, and human services affecting the Phoenix Metro area, while the East Valley Partnership is a coalition of business, community and government leaders dedicated to improving business and quality of life. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce works to improve the business community in Chandler.

A native of Chandler, Tibshraeny has a lifetime of public service in the East Valley. In addition to his most recent appointments, Tibshraeny serves on the following Professional & Civic Organizations: Chandler/Gilbert Association for Retarded Citizens Advisory Board; Child Crisis Center Advisory Board and ICAN Site Advisory Committee.

Tibshraeny began his unprecedented 5th term as Chandler’s Mayor in January 2011 after serving eight years in the Arizona State Senate from 2003-2011. He originally served as a member of the City Council from 1986 to 2002 as Councilmember, Vice Mayor and as Mayor. He was first elected Chandler Mayor in 1994, and served in that capacity for four consecutive terms through 2002.