Java with Giles & Councilmember LunaName: Java with Giles & Councilmember LunaDate: February 26, 2019Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM MSTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:
Mesa Mayor John Giles and District 5 Councilmember David Luna host this informal gathering and discussion regarding ongoing subjects in Mesa's District 5 as well as City wide.About Councilmember David Luna
The event will be held at Acoya Mesa and co-hosted by Matt Watson State Farm Insurance.
RSVP is required to attend, there is not fee.
About mayor John Giles
John Giles was elected the 40th Mayor of Mesa, Arizona in August, 2014. He was re-elected in August 2016 and began his first full four-year term in January 2017. Mayor Giles is committed to taking Mesa to the next level with his NextMesa vision.
Mayor Giles has overseen a growing economy that added thousands of new jobs, new employers like Apple and Textron Aviation and over $1.5 billion in new capital investment. He is bringing renewed focus and attention to Mesa’s downtown resulting in a budding creative economy with new businesses, education and entertainment options.
The first Hispanic to serve on the Mesa City Council, David Luna was appointed to fill the vacant District 5 seat in September of 2013 before winning election for a full term in August of 2014. He was named the Vice Mayor on January 23, 2017 and served in that role until January 28, 2019. Luna was re-elected to a second term representing District 5 in August of 2018. His second term on the Mesa City Council runs until January of 2023.
Vice Mayor Luna is an active member of numerous boards and committees not only locally, but nationwide. He has been an active member of the National League of Cities since taking office. He currently serves on the NLC Board of Directors and is also the Second Vice President of the NLC Hispanic Elected Local Officials Board of Directors. He spent four terms on the NLC Information Technology and Communication Committee, including chairing the committee in 2017 after serving as Vice Chair in 2016. Locally, Luna is the chair of the Mesa Community College at Red Mountain Community Advisory Committee and was the past chair of the City of Mesa Human Relation Advisory Board.