Councilmember Aldama was elected in November 2014 to represent Glendale’s Ocotillo District and began his term in December 2014. Councilmember Aldama is currently Chair of the Government Services Committee and is a past Vice-Chairman for the Glendale Planning and Zoning Commission, past Vice-Chairman of the Glendale Parks and Recreation Commission, and a former member of the Mayor’s Water and Sewer Task Force.
He is a graduate of Glendale University - City Government-101, a graduate of the Hispanic Leadership West Institute, and currently serves as Vice President on the Glendale Elementary School District Governing Board and the National League of Cities – Community and Economic Development Committee.
Councilmember Aldama is currently a member of Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO), the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) and serves on the West Valley Foundation Board of Directors.
As the representative of the Ocotillo District, Councilmember Aldama represents a number of small business owners including the internationally known Cerreta Candy Company. Sands Chevrolet, Don Sanderson Ford and historic Catlin Court also call the Ocotillo District home.
Councilmember Aldama is committed to representing the Ocotillo District by actively engaging members of the community. He will work tirelessly to develop partnerships that benefit the Ocotillo District, and Glendale.
A lifelong resident (49 years) of Glendale, Councilmember Aldama has deep roots in the community he will serve having grown up, and lived, in the Ocotillo District for most of his life. He, and his wife Monica have three grown children and five Grandchildren. Jamie and Monica have been married for 29 years.
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