Becky Daggett

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent

Background

Becky Daggett graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Master of Arts in Sustainable Communities and a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations [1]. Following her graduation, Dagget was an interim executive director for Flagstaff Arts Council in 2018 [3]. Furthermore, Daggett was the regional manager for Outlaw Dirty Money from 2019 to 2020, aiming to end anonymous donations spent to influence Arizona selections. Following her organization, Daggett became Vice Mayor of the City Council of Flagstaff in 2020 and later Mayor in 2022 [1,3]. Daggett has been a part of a non-profit management and campaign consulting for herself for over 9 years [3]. Currently, she is in the program for new mayors at the Bloomberg Center for Cities at Harvard University [1] and serves as the current mayor of Flagstaff. 

Key Issues

Economy

Daggett supports small business growth and job creation by giving access to workforce training and education to obtain, and advance in, high-quality jobs [2].

Environment

Daggett wants to mitigate the impacts of climate change within the community by investing in parks and increasing investment in pedestrian, bike, bus transportation, and the Flagstaff Urban Trail System [2].

Fires

Daggett wants to focus on fires because Flagstaff is surrounded by the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the world and contains catastrophic wildland fires, requiring equipped and highly trained firefighters [2].

Housing

Daggett supports the creation of workforce housing because she believes the ability for employees to stay and the community’s diversity tie in with whether residents can find decent, stable, and affordable housing. [2].

Endorsements

Al White, Former Flagstaff City Councilmember [4]; Nat White, Former Flagstaff City Councilmember [4]; Ken Lamm, High Country Humane Board Former Chair [4]; Ari Wilder, Executive Director of Friends of Camp Colton [4]; Liz Bohlke, High Country Humane Board Member [4]; Diane Jarvis, High Country Humane Board Member [4]. 

Sources

1 Flagstaff
2 Official Website
3 LinkedIn
4 Arizona List