Council Member Dawn Oliphant

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Oliphant, Dawn

Term: Jan. '19 - Jan. '23

 *Ordinance 586-16

Current Committee Appointments

  • Economic Development Commission
  • League Public Safety, Military Affairs and Courts Committee
  • League Neighborhoods, Sustainability & Quality of Life Committee

Dawn Oliphant was first elected to the Town Council in June 2010. She was re-elected in November 2014, and again in August, 2018. She serves on the Town's Economic Development Commission and Budget Committee. Council Member Oliphant is retired from a successful 17-year career in local government with the City of Tempe. Her municipal experience includes positions held in the Tempe Police Department, Sales, Tax and Licensing, Tempe Municipal Court and as a Senior Learning and Organizational Development Associate for the Tempe Learning Center (TLC), Tempe’s corporate university for municipal professionals.

Oliphant holds a Master of Business Administration in Management, a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies and graduated from Queen Creek's Citizen Leadership Institute in 2010. 

Oliphant moved to Queen Creek in 2005 with her husband Rick and two sons, where she manages an environmentally green business. For nine years she was also actively involved in community philanthropic work as a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha.