Council Member Mike Pineda
Daniel “Mike” Pineda was elected in 2016 to serve on the Avondale City Council in the capacity of Council Member; his 4-year term began in January of 2017.
Council Member Pineda has been involved in his community for many years. He previously served on the Littleton Elementary School District’s Governing Board in the capacity of member, Vice President and President during his tenure. Mike has also served as a coach for youth sports in both football and baseball. Currently, Council Member Pineda serves on the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Economic Development Council, WESTMARC Board of Directors and is part of the Avondale Council Subcommittee for Boards & Commissions. He also serves on the Estrella Mountain Community College Business Advisory Board.
Council Member Pineda is a residential faculty member of the business department at Estrella Mountain Community College. Prior to joining EMCC, he was employed as a Small Business Analyst with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Mike 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. From 2008 – 2012, Mike and his wife owned a real estate company in the west valley. He also proud to have taught 8th grade Social Studies and Science at the former Under Down Junior High School in the Littleton Elementary School District. Council member Pineda has a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University.
Mike is lifelong West Valley resident and has lived in Avondale since 2001. He attended Avondale elementary schools growing up and is a proud graduate of Agua Fria High School. He and his wife, Olivia, are the proud parents of four children. Mike enjoys watching sports with his family and golfing at various west valley golf courses.