Daniel Ishac

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Daniel Ishac graduated from Carnegie Mellon with majors in Applied Mathematics/Operations Research and Industrial Management. Ishac worked as a certified pension actuary and a consultant for Willis Towers Watson for 20 years, working with Fortune 500 companies and gaining leadership experience. As part of his training, Ishac attended the Harvard Business School Executive Leadership Program [1]. After retiring, Ishac was appointed to the Board of Adjustment in late 2021 [2].

Key Issues

Finance

Ishac wants to continue to offer Scottsdale’s amenities without increasing taxes. He plans to focus on long-term financial goals through careful budgeting and preparing for adverse circumstances [1].

Sustainability

Ishac wants to preserve Scottsdale’s natural environment by eliminating waste, saving water, and protecting the Preserve [1].

Security

Ishac wants everyone to feel safe in Scottsdale. He supports adequate funding and training for police officers and first responders [1].

Government

Ishac opposes creating districts in Scottsdale to increase representation and maintain voter turnout [5].

Development

Ishac supports limiting tall, high-density developments in old town to preserve the historic area. He wants to uphold Scottsdale’s quality standards in the whole city while allowing for some development for economic viability [4].

Endorsements

None could be found. 

Sources

1 DanForScottsdale
2 Scottsdale.org
3 Twitter
4 AZCentral
5 YouTube