Elected: May 2012
Current term: expires in 2016
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5002
Tempe, Arizona 85280
Assistant: Mike Branom
Formal City Council Meeting Agenda, Action Summary and Minutes
Council Committees Agenda, Action Summary and Minutes
Executive Session Agenda
Issue Review Session Agenda, Action Summary and Minutes
Board & Commission Meetings
Neighborhood and Education, Co-chair
Meeting Dates and time: 9 a.m., usually on the first Monday of the month.
Location: Tempe Public Library, 2nd-floor board room, 3500 S. Rural Road.
(1) I will always view the position as a platform for change, not a springboard for another position. (2) I will always speak my mind, and I will always vote my conscience. (3) I will draft and propose concrete changes to the way the city does business when I believe it is to the betterment of residents. (4) I will always remember the only people I am sworn to serve, are the people of Tempe.
About Councilmember Granville
Kolby Granville was elected to the Tempe City Council in May 2012. He currently co-chairs the City Council's Neighborhoods and Education Committee.
Kolby has spent the last 20+ years as an active Tempe resident. He graduated from McClintock High School in 1992. Kolby has three degrees from ASU; a B.A. in Secondary Education, a M.Ed. in Educational Media, and a J.D. While at ASU, Kolby competed on the Sun Devils archery team, achieving All-American status as one of the top 10 collegiate male archers in the United States. Also, he was active in the Residence Hall Association, and undergraduate student government.
After graduation, Kolby moved to Changchun, China where he worked as a curriculum developer and teacher. Upon his return to Tempe, Kolby was appointed to the Tempe Municipal Arts Commission and the Board of Directors for the East Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. In the wake of 9/11, Kolby moved to Mozambique with the Peace Corps and served as a teacher trainer.
More recently, Kolby served as a member of the Tempe Development Review Commission and the Tempe Affordable Housing Trust Fund. He is also on the board of directors for the Scottsdale International Film Festival, the Phoenix Boys Choir, and is active in his neighborhood association.
Kolby is a teacher of Humane Letters, at Tempe Preparatory Academy, where former Mayor Hugh Hallman serves as Headmaster.
In his free time, Kolby likes to indoor rock climb, jog, watch movies, write and paint. You can keep up to date on Kolby by visiting his various online locations; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or his personal page, all of which are updated more often than this biography page.