Benita Beckles graduated with a Bachelor’s in Sociology from Hampton University and a MA in Education from George Washington . Currently, she is the president of Potential Plus, LLC . Beckles retired from the City of Detroit as a human resources manager and City of Phoenix as a senior human resources analyst. She also retired as a group commander, having served 30 years as a commissioner in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves .Beckles is a current member of: Goodyear’s Faith and Community Roundtable, Goodyear’s Community Action Network , The Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Military Officers Association, and various public service organizations . She is a self-published author with a workbook titled The Self Discovery Workbook .
Beckles supports achieving financial stability  and bringing in businesses/organizations to provide living wage jobs .
Beckles wants to monitor police/fire  and expand public safety resources and bring funding to public safety institutions . Beckles works with the city’s Goodyear Action Network to open lines of communication between the police and the community .
Beckles supports reviewing city resources for long-term planning .
Beckles wants to build more and diverse multi-family housing and apartments .
Beckles believes in monitoring water resources, especially through the Water Conservation Committee .
Beckles supports building new recreational facilities. She works with Vision and Sound to diversify Arts in the West Valley .
Beckles supports citizens’ surveys and talking to citizens to involve them in the decision-making process . She supports increased communication between the police and the community .
No endorsements could be found.