Solange Whitehead

Key Facts

Status Incumbent

Background

Whitehead has served on Scotttsdale’s city council since 2019. She is an electrical engineer and business woman. Whitehead is also on the board of Waste Not and volunteers at a senior center. She was named Conservationist of the Year by the Arizona Wildlife Federation. 

Solange Whitehead has lived in Scottsdale with her family since 1969 after moving to the valley from San Diego.

Key Issues

Environmental policies

Whitehead wants to prioritize the health and quality of life of Scottsdale residents. She has led the Protect Our Preserve City Charter initiative to conserve the Mcdowell Sonoran Preserve. Whitehead has also supported policies to increase energy efficiency, solar, and electric vehicles. [1]

Seniors

Whitehead wants to protect seniors by providing social services including food assistance. She has increased the amount of donations and funding through her volunteer work and the Scottsdale Cares program. [1]

Development and Infrastructure

Whitehead values public recreation areas including the paths and parks she has helped develop. She has worked to ensure residential roads are kept safe by regulating lighting and speed designations. Whitehead has also extended public park hours like the Chaparral pool and made community events free again like the Scottsdale Summer Concert Series at the Railroad Park. [1]

Endorsements

Solange Whitehead has received endorsements from the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association and the Scottsdale Firefighters Association.

Sources

1 SolangeForScottsdale
2 ScottsdaleAz.gov