Contact information for Councilmember Joyce Clark
Please call between the hours of 9 AM - 5 PM
Joyce Clark is a 48 year resident of Glendale. She has a BA in History and Education and graduated from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Her past careers include teacher of high school history, small business ownership of a book store, a professional ceramist and was the founder of a retail craft gallery. Joyce and her husband, Charles, have three children and seven grandchildren.
Joyce was first elected as your Yucca district Councilmember in 1992 and served Glendale and the Yucca district from 1992 to 1996. Joyce took a four year break from public service when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s to personally care for her. In 2000 she successfully ran again for Yucca district councilmember as a write in candidate against the incumbent. She is the only candidate in Arizona to achieve a write in victory over an incumbent. She was your voice for the Yucca district for 16 years.
Joyce retired in December, 2012, and as a private citizen Joyce is doing many of the things she never had the time to pursue. Two of those are the tender care and feeding of her koi pond and blog writing on issues in Glendale, Arizona.
In March of 2016, Joyce announced that she would run for the Yucca district council seat in Glendale. After witnessing the incumbent's failure to connect with and to represent district residents and his abuse of taxpayer dollars for trips and festivals Joyce decided that she has done a better job and could "get your voice back." Once again Joyce defeated an incumbent and on December 13, 2016 she will take office as the Yucca district councilmember once again.
Joyce is the only elected official in the State of Arizona to have defeated an incumbent as a write-in candidate and then to defeat a second and different incumbent as a candidate.