Robin Barker

Mayor & City Council
Title: Councilmember
Phone: (480) 980-0889

  • Re-elected to Council November 2016
  • Elected Vice Mayor in June of 2013.
  • Serving on City Council since June of 2007 (third term).
  • Previous service on City Council 1989-1997, serving as Vice Mayor 1993-1995.
  • Education: Master's Degree, Northern Arizona University; Bachelor's Degree, Arizona State University; Associate's Degree, Central Arizona College.
  • Family: Married to Ed. They have four children, nine grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.
  • Work: Retired English teacher for Mesa Public Schools and CAC, Reporter with the Apache Junction News .Previously worked at the Apache Junction Police Department.
  • Associations:
    • Vice Chair, MAG Domestic Violence Council
    • City Parks and Recreation volunteer
    • Board Member, MAG Regional
    • Chairperson/Past Vice-Chair, Pinal County Alliance
    • Board Member, Pinal Partnership
    • Member, Pinal County Domestic Violence Coalition
    • Chairperson, Apache Junction Focal Point Enhancement Project (2010- current)
    • Chairperson, Apache Junction Centennial Project (2012)
    • Soroptomist
    • Served on City Planning and Zoning Commission, 2003-2007
    • Assisted in establishing both the City Health and Human Services Commission and the City Citizen Leadership Institute.


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