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Councilmember Phillip Pe'a, District B

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Term Expires May 2023

Phillip Pe’a was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. He attended Mesa State in 1978 pursing a degree in business management on a football scholarship. Phillip returned to Colorado in 1982 and began working for Hires Crush RC, a Denver based company. He loves his Broncos, Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and almost every outdoor activity that Western Colorado has to offer.

Phillip relocated to Grand Junction in 1984 while continuing to work for Hires Crush RC. Due to consolidation in 1988, Hires Crush RC was acquired by Central Distributing, a locally owned family business which has been servicing Grand Junction business for seventy years. Phillip celebrated his 30-year tenure as Vice President with Central Distributing in 2018. He believes the success of the company is a result of a culture based on trust, respect, and integrity. Giving back to the community and many local nonprofits has been an everyday standard and company practice, of which Phillip particularly enjoys.

Phillip has sat on many boards and is currently continuing to serve on the Colorado Mesa University Alumni board. He also currently serves on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, and the Parks Improvement Advisory Board.

Phillip is proud to honorably serve the City of Grand Junction and be the voice of reason and transparency.

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