John R. Curtis
|John R. Curtis|
|Mayor of Provo, Utah|
January 5, 2010
|Preceded by||Lewis K. Billings|
|Born||1960 (age 55–56)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Residence||Provo, Utah, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University|
|Religion||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
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.
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.   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.
Personal and Professional life
He has also served on a number of community and advisory boards including the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce (now Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce), the Mountain Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Utah National Parks Council of the Boys Scouts of America, and the Utah Valley Healthcare Foundation.
- Provo City website. Accessed April 19, 2013.
- "Curtis wins Provo mayor race; incumbents tossed in some other races".
- "Meet Mayor Curtis". Provo City. 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Curtis soars to victory and second term in Provo".
- "Provo City Mayor John Curtis wins re-election – The Daily Universe". Retrieved 2016-05-18.
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