Tina Conde

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Incumbent

Background

Tina Conde is a realtor at the Arizona Premier Realty Homes in Avondale, Arizona, and has lived in the area since 2009. Conde is a member of the West Maricopa Association of Realtors and has been a member of the National Association of Realtors since 2002. In 2014, she founded Ascend Housing Resource, which provides transitional housing for those who cannot afford permanent housing. The organization was awarded the Community Star Award in 2015 [1].

Conde serves on the board of the Women Fulfilling Purpose Leadership academy. She is a member of the Skyway Church, Avondale Interfaith Council Group, and the Avondale Contributions Assistance Review Committee. She is also the president of Friends of the Southwest Family Advocacy Center [1]. Conde was appointed to the Avondale city Council and her term began in September of 2017 [4].

Key Issues

Housing

Conde hopes to see more resources offered to residents of Avondale. Conde wants to see policies that help residents in transitional housing [4]. She also has engaged in the expansion and eventual completion of the Norton Circle, which replaces 46 housing units with 100 units [5].

Women’s Rights

Conde wants to reduce domestic violence within Avondale. She has previously contacted domestic violence shelters to see if victims of domestic violence would like to be afforded access to housing [4].

Government

Conde is in the process of selecting a city manager along with fellow members of Avondale city government. Specifically, the city council has provided input to a recruiting firm to create a recruitment brochure to find an ideal candidate. Furthermore, Conde hopes to involve residents in solving two key issues including traffic and the prevalence of grocery stores [5].

Agriculture

Conde hopes to maintain the influence of agriculture on Avondale’s culture and history, including through Billy Moore Days, Fiesta Avondale and the Dia de Los Muertos Festival [5].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 City of Avondale 
2 LinkedIn 
3 AZCentral
4 West Valley View
5 AZCentral