Vice Mayor Jim Biundo
Upcoming Meetings & Events:
Arizona Charter Academy recently held a spelling bee. Around 90 students from grades 1 through 8 took part in the competition. J.D. Willas, an 8th grader from ACA, took first place for correctly spelling the word “subsequent.”
First Tuesday Meetings - 10 a.m., Sun City Grand Cimarron Plaza
Meet with District 2 Councilmember Richard Alton & District 1 Vice Mayor Jim Biundo the 1st Tuesday of each month.
Second Tuesday Meeting- 10 a.m., Arizona Traditions Ballroom
Meet with Vice Mayor Biundo the second Tuesday of each month for the lates city news and updates.
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From left to right: Othell Newbill, Emergency Response Coordinator for the City of Goodyear; Jim Biundo, Vice Mayor of Surprise; Sean Haskins, a seventh grader who took second place in the spelling bee; Jacob Mendoza, a fifth grader who won third place; J.D. Willas; Ed McDonnell from the Sun City Elks
Jim Biundo was appointed District 1 (Acacia) Council member on June 14, 2011, to fill a vacancy. He has been a resident of Surprise since 2003.
Jim served in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1957. Following military service, he attended college in Colorado and received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English, Speech, and Theatre and continued studies in a post-graduate doctoral graduate program.
Jim has had a career in education as a high school teacher, associate professor, and administrator at colleges in Colorado, Iowa, Arizona, and Missouri. During that time, he also pursued a parallel track in public service. He has served as a Councilmember at-large and has been on boards of directors of chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, civic/service organizations, and was on the Board of Directors of Brucemore, Inc., a National Trust for Historic Preservation property located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Jim is the author of two books, several published poems, and over thirty published articles. He has made over forty presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. He retired in 2000 from Southeast Missouri State University where he served as Assistant to the President.
Jim and his wife Antoinette have three daughters: Terrilee Day in Del Norte, Colorado; Kimberly Peets in Las Vegas, Nevada; and Tammy Gerstner in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. They also have four grandchildren.
Phone: 623 222-1321
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