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Robin Arredondo-Savage is a proven leader who has successfully built regional partnerships and collaborated on multiple initiatives that have delivered positive outcomes to increase value for Tempe and create opportunities for its residents. Most recently, she’s leading the city’s improved policy efforts to eliminate red-tape for businesses to expand and grow, and raise the standards to provide all-inclusive opportunities for individuals with disabilities to enjoy community parks, recreation activities, and gain employment with the city. She also led Council policy discussions that resulted in the development of the city’s first workforce housing plan.
Robin was raised in Tempe and graduated from Arizona State University. She served honorably in the U.S. Army and has turned that experience into a strong advocacy for veterans by leading the way for Tempe to become the first Veteran Supportive City in the state, developing Valor on 8th, the veterans’ family housing project in Arizona, and establishing the Tempe Veterans Commission.
She is Chair of the National League of Cities’ Human Development Committee, a member of the NLC Board of Directors, and serves on the Board of the Hispanic Elected Local Officials, an NLC Constituency Group. Locally, she serves on the Board of Directors of Valley Metro, the regional public transportation agency, PHX East Valley Partnership, a public/private coalition of regional leaders, and the Tempe Coalition which promotes community education and awareness to reduce substance abuse among youth.
- The Changing Immigration Landscape: How Can Your City Prepare?
Monday, March 11, 2019 10:45 am Virginia A, B & C, Washington Marriott Wardman Park