Trista Guzman Glover

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Trista Guzman Glover has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration, both from Arizona State University [1]. Guzman Glover has had a number of jobs: shift supervisor and barista at Starbucks; legal assistant and receptionist at a law office; and various positions in the offices of Governors Jan Brewer and Doug Ducey. Since 2019 and 2020, respectively, Guzman Glover has been a Flinn-Brown Fellow at the Flinn Foundation and a board member for the Voices of CASA children [2].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Guzman Glover wants to increase funding to the police and fire departments to create stable resources and staffing. [1] She hopes to reduce response times within Mesa.


Guzman Glover wants to limit regulations on small businesses to increase their proliferation within the city [1]. She hopes to encourage the relocation of corporations to Mesa, using previously encumbered infrastructure and amenities in the city. Guzman Glover wants to utilize connections with organizations including Mesa’s Economic Development team, the Chamber of Commerce, GPEC, the Arizona Chamber, the Arizona Commerce Authority [4].


Guzman Glover has expressed support for improving infrastructure in Mesa. She hopes to prioritize capital improvement projects [4].


Guzman Glover wants to include current stakeholders in water issues, and take any necessary responses in coordination with residents and businesses [4].


Mesa Chamber of Commerce
Mesa Police Association


1 Trista4Mesa
2 Linkedin
3 Flinn
4 Mesa election: Where City Council candidates stand on water, housing, job growth