Back Row: Councilmember David Smith, Councilmember Ken Budge, Councilmember Ransom Burke
and Councilmember Eugene Conners
Adriana Z. Badal, Mayor, City of Bisbee
Phone - (520) 234-1698
Mayor Adriana Badal was raised in Bisbee and attended Central and St. Patrick School , and graduated from Bisbee High School in 1973. Between 1974 and 2003, Mayor Badal lived in Tucson , Phoenix and Albuquerque . She spent 20 years working in governmental affairs and public policy in Arizona and New Mexico .
In Phoenix , she was Executive Director of the Arizona Competitive Telecommunications Coalition, Director of Minority and Woman-Owned Business Development at the Department of Commerce, and Project Manager for the Arizona-Mexico Commission.
During that time, she also served on the Arizona-Sonora Judicial Relations Program.
In New Mexico , Mayor Badal worked for a government affairs firm on many projects, including public school and community college funding. She also served as a member on the New Mexico-Sonora Commission. Mayor Badal studied Latin American Affairs and Journalism at Phoenix College and the University of Arizona . She is married to John W. Badal.
Kenneth Budge, Ward I Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-9162
Ken Budge was born and raised in the small town of Union near Salt Lake City , Utah . He worked for the Eimco Mining Equipment Co. for a few years and continues to see the old Eimco Rocker Shovels around today. In 1974 he was hired by the Salt Lake County Fire Department. He became one of the first EMT's in Utah and in 1976 went on to Weber State College to become one of only 30 licensed Paramedics in the State of Utah . He continued to work as a Firefighter/Paramedic and after attending night school at Utah Valley State College and graduating with a degree in Fire Science Administration, he was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1994. Ken retired in September of 2000. During his career he held several offices in the IAFF, Local 1696 and was a lobbyist for the Professional Firefighters of Utah for 10 years working to improve health and safety, retirement benefits, and many other causes in behalf of Firefighters and Public Safety Officers. He was appointed and later became Chairman of the Utah State Retirement System Membership Council.
He has served as the Chairman of the City of Bisbee Police and Fire Advisory Committee and as a member of the City of Bisbee Design and Review Board. He also has served as president and board member of Save Our Stairs.
His wife Alice is a retired school teacher. They have one daughter, Sonia, who works as a doctor of pharmacy in Olympia , Washington , and two grandsons, Joshua and Ryan, and one granddaughter, Annelise. In 1995 they purchased a home in Old Bisbee and started restoring it in 2000, and in January 2004 they moved to Bisbee full time. After 5 years of challenging work, their 1907 Caretto house is truly restored, and continues to contribute to the National Historical Registry. They invite you to stop by.
Eugene Conners, Ward I Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-1479
I came to Arizona in 1973 with my parents and I finished High School at Sabino. I attended Phoenix Community College and Arizona State University where I studied Mass Communications, most of the 1980’s I spent in Chicago studying theater and giving it my best.
I returned to Arizona in 1990 and moved to Bisbee in 1992. In 1993, I obtained my contractor’s license and began my career in Bisbee. I have served on the Board of Directors at the Verhelst Recovery House, Green Site Council, and City of Bisbee Design Review Board.
I was elected to the City Council in August 2012, and sworn into office on December 4, 2012. I continue to enjoy the ever changing dynamics of Bisbee with my wife, Marguertie and daughter Emma.
Douglas Dunn, Ward II Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-2482
Douglas Dunn has been a resident of Cochise County since 1970. He has an M.S. in Economics from Cornell University and a B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska.
He has served on the Bisbee Planning and Zoning Commission, the Cochise County Comprehensive Planning Committee and has Chaired the Streets and Infrastructure Committee and also, served on and Chaired the Cochise County Task Force on Alternatives to Landfilling of Wastes, to name a few. Mr. Dunn currently serves the President of the Bisbee Foundation. Douglas Dunn was awarded the Willcox Citizen of the Year in 1999, the Arizona Extension Faculty Person of the Year in 1998, and the AmeriCorps “Strengthening Communities Award” in 1995.
David M. Smith, Ward II Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-3704
David was born in Southern California and raised in Tucson , Arizona , where he served the Tucson Police Department as a US Government Certified Bomb Technician and Arson Detective, later transitioning into the Arson/Homicide Unit. Upon leaving the Police Department, he created Associated Fire Consultants, Inc., an international fire and explosion investigation company and is still serving as the CEO and principal investigator, with his offices now located in Bisbee. He moved to Bisbee full-time in 2006 and has served on multiple City boards and commissions, as well as governing boards of several non-profits, since that time. He lives in a Warren Historic home with his wife, Linda and their three dogs. David and Linda have two children and five grandchildren.
Anna Cline, Ward III Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-6012
Anna was born and raised in Bisbee (as were her parents). She attended Huachuca Terrace Primary, Lowell Elementary/Junior High and is a graduate of Bisbee High School . Anna is employed with the Bisbee Unified School District as the S.A.A.C. Supervisor at Bisbee High School . She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in Criminal Justice Administration, and is working on her Master's degree in Administration of Justice and Security.
She is currently the Council Liaison to the Bisbee Police and Fire Advisory Committee. She has also served on the Evergreen Cemetery Committee, the ADA Committee, SEAGO, Advisor to the Youth Council, Judicial Selection Committee and BPD Review Board.
After graduation, Anna married her high school sweetheart, Robert. They have two wonderful children. Lisa holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a minor in Forensic Psychology and Justin is with the Cochise County Sheriff's Dept. and is also an EMT. He completed the Fire Science Technology Program at Cochise College while he was a senior in high school and was in the Administration of Justice Program after. Anna and Robert are extremely proud of them.
Anna's family has served Bisbee for a long time, and in many ways. "My roots in Bisbee run deep, as my family has been here since the early 1900's. Our family has served this community in numerous ways. My uncle, Mike Garcia, was an Alderman in the 1970's, and my father, Ruben, was serving his second term as Council Member when he passed away. My family and I remain deeply committed to this community."
Shirley Doughty, Ward III Councilmember
Phone - (520) 432-2050
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