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Avondale Councilmember Mike Pineda Named to WESTMARC Board

Post Date:03/19/2019

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Avondale Councilmember Mike Pineda Named to WESTMARC Board

Avondale Councilmember Mike Pineda will represent Avondale on WESTMARC’s Board of Directors.

WESTMARC, a coalition of public, private and education leaders, is committed to the West Valley’s economic vitality and enhanced quality of life. WESTMARC’s Board of Directors, representing all three sectors of the membership, set the strategic direction for the organization. Pineda was named to the Board last month.

Elected in 2016, Councilmember Pineda is serving his first four-year term on the City Council. He previously served on the Littleton Elementary School District’s Governing Board, in the capacity of member, Vice President and President during his tenure. Currently, Council member Pineda serves on the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Economic Development Committee and the Human Services Coordinating Committee. He is also part of the Avondale Council Subcommittee for Boards & Commissions and serves on the Estrella Mountain Community College Business Advisory Board.

Employed as a Small Business Analyst at Estrella Mountain Community College through a partnership with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Pineda works with individuals looking to develop and grow their business. He holds certifications in Profit Mastery, GrowthWheel and as an SBDC Counselor. Prior to joining the SBDC, Mike was an instructor at Rio Salado Community College as part of their Small Business Start Up program. He has been with the Maricopa Community College District since 2013. A former educator and a father of four, he also coaches youth sports. A proud graduate of Agua Fria High School in Avondale, Mike Pineda holds a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. He has been a lifelong resident of the West Valley.
 Mike Pineda


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