Councilmember Vicki Hunt's Biography
As a native of the West Valley (Glendale), Councilmember Hunt served two terms in office beginning in 2004, and was re-elected again in 2014 to again represent the Acacia District. She served 19 months as Peoria’s Vice Mayor.
Councilmember Hunt retired as an educator, completing her award-winning career in the classroom at Peoria High School where she taught English. She is also a published writer and editor of educational materials. Councilmember Hunt earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Grand Canyon College, and then graduated from Chapman University Summa Cum Laude with a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. The councilmember also did advanced graduate work at Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont and Oxford University in England.
With her husband, she opened the Old Town Bed and Breakfast in the downtown area of Peoria after her retirement and sold the business several years ago. Since then she has been actively involved in the Peoria Historical Society, Friends of Peoria Public Library, Theater Works, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the WESTMARC Enterprise Zone Commission.
Besides her husband Tom, the councilmember's family includes three grown children and four grandchildren, all residing in the West Valley.