Council Member Chuck Washington

Email Mayor Chuck Washington (chuck.washington@cityoftemecula.org)

Public Community Service

Mayor: 2007, 2012
Mayor Pro-Tem: 2006, 2011
Member: Temecula City Council Term: 2003-2008; 2008-2012; 2012-2016
President: Temecula Community Services District, 2004, 2005 
Chair: Western Riverside Council of Governments
Vice-Chair: Airport Land Use Commission, 2005-2006.
Former Mayor & Council Member: City of Murrieta
Past Vice-Chair: Temecula Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Past Vice-Chair: Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors
Past President: Habitat for Humanity
Past Vice-Chair: Economic Development Corporation
Past Chairman: Western Riverside Council of Governments
Past Board Member: Inland Empire Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Families First Award 2008
Temecula Citizen of the Year 2004
Murrieta Citizen of the Year 1995
Kiwanis Citizen of the Year Temecula Valley, 2000
PTA Honorary Service Award Recipient
Toastmasters International Communication and Leadership Award for 2013

Key Objectives
Public Safety
Developing a proactive Police Dept with key teams to focus on critical problem areas while maintaining staffing levels at the highest possible levels. Support Community Action Patrol, Resource Officers and other important community programs that interface with key components of our community. Develop a Drug/Gang Task Force to fight against gang and drug influences in our community.  Support increase in Fire Dept staffing to provide the highest levels of safety to our Fire Personnel while providing the greatest level of service to our citizens.  Provide all Public Safety personnel with the latest technology to aid in safety and efficiency.
Roads/Transportation
Aggressively pursue funding and planning to develop an intricate system of regional infrastructure to serve the needs of our citizens and businesses.  Support the development of transportation solutions to ease congestion on our regional road system. Aggressively support enforcement of traffic laws to maintain safe roads for Temecula's residents.

Economic Development
Support Economic Development efforts to attract and retain high-paying jobs in the region.  Support regional partnerships that provide better jobs-to-housing balance.
Youth Activities/Issues
Form a Task Force to address Youth/Teen issues, activities and programs/infrastructure.  Work to develop a Teen Village.  Support development of public/private partnerships that provide teen activities.  Develop and expand recreational activities and programs for Temecula's youth.


Occupation
Airline Pilot, current employment
Former Bank Vice President
Former Navy Officer/Pilot, 1981-1990

Education
Masters Degree, Public Administration
Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration

Personal
Married – Kathy; one adult daughter; one granddaughter
Hobbies – Skiing, Golf