John R. Curtis

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John R. Curtis
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Mayor of Provo, Utah
In office
January 5, 2010 – present
Preceded by Lewis K. Billings
Personal details
Born 1960
Salt Lake City, Utah
Spouse(s) Sue Snarr
Children 6
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

John R. Curtis (born 1960, in Salt Lake City, Utah) is mayor of Provo, Utah.[1]

Curtis attended high school at Skyline High School (Utah), where he met his future wife, Sue Snarr. He attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a degree in Business Management. He worked for OC Tanner and the Citizen Watch Company before taking a position as the COO of a Provo-based company, Action Target in 2000.

Political career[edit]

John ran successfully for Mayor Provo City in 2009 defeating former legislator, Stephen Clark, with 53% of the vote and took office on January 5, 2010 on a platform of Safety, Prosperity, and Unity. [2] [3] Since taking office he's been focused on Economic Development, revitalization of Downtown Provo, and getting a beach down at Utah Lake. John was re-elected for a second four-year term in 2013 with 86.49% of the vote.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a two-year mission in Taiwan. John and Sue have six children together.