Council Member Josh Matthews
Josh Matthews was appointed to the Council in 2012 and has lived in Sahuarita since 2006. He has formerly served on the Town of Sahuarita Board of Adjustment, the Town Manager’s Effluent Policy Committee, and the Environmental Policy Advisory Committee of the Pima Association of Governments. He has also served in the community as a Cub Scout Committee Chair.
Matthews received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Brigham Young University. He believes that “Sahuarita is in a good position to prepare for the gradual economic recovery which has already begun”. He is interested in creating a favorable environment for business attraction and creation through intelligent ordinance and policy reform. Furthermore, he supports the annexation of Arizona State Trust Land east of the Town’s boundaries to allow for growth and additional commerce centers.
Matthews lives in Rancho Sahuarita with his wife and children.