Ginny Dickey

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent

Background

Ginny Dickey earned her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from Tufts University [1, 4]. After relocating to Fountain Hills in the 1980s, Dickey worked part-time as a teacher [1, 5, 6]. She then served for eight years as a School Board Member for the Fountain Hills Unified School District, where she was elected as President twice [1, 2, 3, 4]. During this time, Dickey also served as an Executive Assistant to Appropriations Chair Senator Ruth Solomon of Tucson for four years. Afterwards, she worked as the Assistant Director of Legislative Affairs at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for seven years [4]. Dickey was then elected to two terms as a Councilwoman for the Town of Fountain Hills where she was able to co-chair the Centennial Committee and sit on a domestic violence council. Dickey is currently serving her third term as Mayor of the Town of Fountain Hills [1, 2, 3, 4]. Outside of public office, she is a member of Business and Professional Women and the Public Policy Chair for the American Association of University Women [7].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Dickey supports the establishment of a municipal fire department, and the implementation of the new MCSO contract [1].

 

Infrastructure

Dickey wants to finalize a long-term strategy for road improvements, and bring attention to Fountain Lake. Dickey also supports the development of the International Dark Sky Discovery Center [1].

Endorsements

Arizona List [7].

Sources