Mayor Pro Tem Maryann Edwards

Email Maryann Edwards (


Public/Community Service

  • Mayor, City of Temecula, California 2009, 2014 
  • Mayor Pro Tem, City of Temecula, California 2008, 2013, 2016 
  • Council Member, City of Temecula, California (2005-present)
  • Governing Board Member, Temecula Valley Unified School District (2001-2005)
  • Commissioner, Temecula Public Traffic/Safety Commission (1998-2001)
  • Chairman, Temecula Public/Traffic Safety Commission 2000
  • Member, National League of Cities Human Development Policy & Advocacy Committee (2005-present)
  • Chairman, Southwest Riverside County Communities Financing Authority (present)
  • Director, Riverside County Conservation Agency (present)
  • Director, Riverside County Habitat Conservation Authority (present)
  • Member, California League of Cities (present)
  • Director, Southwest Riverside County Economic Development Corporation (1998-2005)
  • Vice-Chairman, Riverside County First 5 Commission Advisory Committee (1998-2001)
  • Director, Temecula Theatre Foundation (2000-2005)
  • Founding Director, Safe Alternatives for Everyone (1998-2005)
  • Advisory Board, Safe Alternatives for Everyone (2005-present)
  • Director, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Inland Empire Affiliate (1998-2005)
  • Member/President, Assistance League of Temecula Valley (1993-present)
  • Vice President, Murrieta Temecula Group (1999-2005)
  • Member, Rotary Club of Temecula (present)
  • Member, Rancho Community Church (present)
  • Member, PEO, Temecula Chapter (present)


  • 2002 Citizen of the Year, Temecula Valley Kiwanis International
  • 2000 Woman of Merit, North County Times, San Diego, California
  • Temecula Good Neighbor of the Year 1999
  • Temecula Good Neighbor of the Year 1998

Key Objectives & Accomplishments

  • Establish California State University San Marcos, Temecula Campus (opened 9/2008)
  • Establish nationally acclaimed hi-tech trade school/college in Temecula
  • Completion of current CIP infrastructure projects totaling $300 million including French Valley Parkway Freeway Interchange
  • Completion of Temecula Medical Center (2010)
  • Completion of Old Town Temecula Civic Center and Town Square (2010)
  • Completion of $140 million Army Corps of Engineers Murrieta Creek Flood Control project
  • Annex 5000 acre Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve for preservation as open space
  • Completion of City of Temecula/CalTrans signal interconnect synchronization

Occupation & Education

  • Chief Executive Officer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest County.
  • University of Nevada, Reno - CSBA, Masters in Governance