Mayor Stan Ridgeway's Biography
I am honored to serve as your mayor, I appreciate your support and patience. ~Stan
Stan grew up in Alabama and earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Auburn University and a Masters in Rehabilitation Management from the University of San Francisco.
Personal Life & Hobbies
He and his wife Margie were avid runners competing in marathons and other races, they also competed in competitive bicycle relay races. They have 3 children and two grandchildren. Together they enjoy skiing, motor-homing, and riding their motorcycles, hot rods, and antique cars.
Career & Public Service
Stan has been a resident of Eagle for over a decade, moving to Idaho after living and working in Alaska for 31 years. Stan’s work in Alaska as Deputy Director for the Divisions of Vocational Rehabilitation and Insurance coupled with his private sector experience as a general contractor taught him skills necessary to work within government and also in the private sector.
Before being elected to the Eagle City Council, Stan was elected twice to the Juneau Board of Education and to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. When he took office in Eagle he had more elective office experience than all sitting members combined.
Stan was elected to the Eagle City Council in 2013 taking office in January of 2014. After serving two years on the Council, one as Council President, he ran for the office of Mayor in 2015, was elected, and took office in January of 2016.
Stan’s promise to the citizens of Eagle is to work with our Treasure Valley partners to ensure that Eagle resident’s voices are heard on important issues facing our community including transportation, education, public safety and continuing to make Eagle a great place to live. Two initiatives just starting in Eagle are:
- To review our historic homes and buildings and determine if the City can help current owners preserve our history
- To brand our City and create a recognizable logo for Eagle
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