Craig Heustis

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City Council District 5

Phone: (623) 349-6945
Mobile: (623) 238-4078
Fax:     (623) 349-6951
Term expires November 2022

heustisCraig Heustis was re-elected to a third four-year term on the Buckeye City Council representing District 5 in August 2018.  He was appointed by his fellow council members as Vice Mayor in 2020.  Councilmember Heustis serves as the Council’s liaison for the Planning & Zoning Commission, Buckeye Pollution Control Board, Buckeye Public Library Board,  Public Safety Fire Retirement Board, and is a founding member of the Buckeye Patriotic Committee.  He also serves as the Council's Representative on the Valley Metro RPTA Board and WestMarc.  In addition, he is a member of the Way Out West Coalition (WOW), Buckeye Kiwanis Club, and frequent contributor to several other organizations in the West Valley.  

Councilmember Heustis was born in St. Louis County, Missouri, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. After several years working in sales in California, Councilmember Heustis returned to St. Louis County and became a police officer and detective. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and owned and operated several small businesses.

Councilmember Heustis worked for the Anheuser Busch Co. for more than 25 years, beginning in security, advancing to a brewing supervisor and then to a corporate management position.

A graduate of the Buckeye Leadership Academy, Councilmember Heustis was also a member of the Buckeye Planning and Zoning Commission prior to being elected to the city council. Councilmember Heustis has lived in Buckeye since 2006.  He and his wife, Deborah, have a grown daughter, son, six grandchildren and one great grandson.