Oct. 9, 2012
PHOENIX — Mayor Greg Stanton and seven other mayors from around the state will hold a press conference Wednesday to announce a new group of Arizona mayors dedicated to improving education statewide.
Founding members of the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable include Stanton, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers, Gilbert Mayor John Lewis, Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, Miami Mayor Rosemary Castaneda, Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath, Sahuarita Mayor Duane Blumberg and Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell. Several other mayors will be invited to expand membership in the first year.
The press conference, with special guest, former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise, now president of the Alliance for Excellent Education, will kick off the first meeting of the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable.
Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable Press Conference
When: Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m.
Where: Burton Barr Central Library, Children’s Section, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix