Rowle Simmons, a current member of the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, District 1, handed in 250 signatures today for his candidacy for re-election. Fifty nine signatures were needed. “I want to thank everyone who signed my petition and look forward to the campaign ahead. It’s been an honor to serve the last three years as the representative of District 1, and we still have much work to do,” stated Simmons. He spends a significant amount of his time visiting with constituents from his District, which stretches from the southwest corner of Prescott to the south and western boundaries of the county, taking in communities such as Wilhoit, Peeples Valley, Yarnell, Bagdad, Congress, Kirkland and the north side of Wickenburg.
Simmons, who has lived in Arizona since 1959 and Prescott since 1977, has been a business owner for more than 39 years. He also served as mayor of Prescott for three terms—2001-2007. Simmons also has a long history of having served on several prominent community service groups. A charter member of the board for the Silent Witness Program, he’s been active for 25 years. He has served as a board member for the Central Arizona Hospital District and the Big Brothers/Big Sisters board. A member of the Chamber of Commerce, he also is a 30-year member of the Prescott Rotary Club, the Prescott Area Art trust, and the Smoki Museum. For more information, visit electrowle.com.