Jackie A. Meck -Mayor of Buckeye, Arizona

Jackie Meck, Mayor of the City of Buckeye, was re-elected in 2012 to a second four-year term.

A Buckeye native, Mayor Meck has served previously as town mayor from 1973 to 1975 and as a member of the town council from 1968 to 1975 and from 2002 to 2006.

Mayor Meck of the City of Buckeye Arizona

Mayor Meck currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), member of the MAG Regional Council Executive Committee, member of the MAG Regional Council, member of the MAG Economic Development Committee, member of the Gila River’s El Rio Restoration Project Executive Committee, Treasurer for the CAN-DO Coalition (Connecting Arizona and Nevada-Delivering Opportunities), Interstate-11 Coalition, Co-Chair of the White Tank Conservancy Trust, Board of Directors for All Faith Community Services, member of the Floodplain Use Permits For Sand And Gravel Stakeholder Review Committee, Board of Trustees for the West Valley Hospital.
Mayor Meck has also served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), WESTMARC, Valley Metro RPTA, MAG Transportation Policy Committee, is a past president of the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce and the retired general manager of the Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District.
Mayor Meck is a past chairman of the town’s Pioneer Days Celebration and is a member of the Buckeye Elks, Lions Club, Buckeye Valley Museum, West Valley Fine Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, and Heard Museum.

Mayor Meck and his wife of 53 years, Verlyne, have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Leadership & Service
Jackie Meck has never been one to stand on the sidelines.  Following are some of his past and present activities that show he has always been committed to seeking the best for Buckeye.

Small Business Owner
Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District (Retired General Manager)

Community Government & Leadership
Mayor, City of Buckeye (2008-)
Buckeye City Council (2002-2006)
Mayor, Town of Buckeye (1973-1975)
Buckeye City Council (1968-1975)
Maricopa Assoc of Governments-Executive Committee (current)
Maricopa Assoc of Governments-Regional Council, Elected Vice Chairman (current)
Maricopa Assoc of Governments-Economic Development Committee (current)
Maricopa Assoc of Governments-Transportation Policy Committee (Past Board)
WESTMARC – West Valley leadership (Past Board of Directors)
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (Past Board of Directors)

Economic Development & Community Support
2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by Agribusiness & Water Council of Arizona
West Valley Hospital (Board of Trustees)
Mesquite Power-Arlington (Advisory Board)
Fighter Country Partnership
Luke Air Force Base Mayor and Manager Committee
Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce (Council Liaison, Past President)
Buckeye Valley Development, Inc. (Past Board of Directors)
Agri-Business Council of Arizona (Vice President, Past President, Board of Directors)
Irrigation and Electrical Districts Association of Arizona (Past Board of Directors)
Colorado River Water Users Association
Red Hawk Gas Fired Turbine Advisory Board (Past)
Duke Energy Advisory Committee (Past)
Medical Facility Study (Past Chairman)

Recreation & Conservation
White Tanks Mountains Conservancy (Vice-Chair)
Tres Rios Nature Festival (Chairman)
El Rio Restoration Project-Gila River (Executive Committee member)
Arizona Agricultural Protection Commission (Past Board of Directors)

Youth & Education Activities
Estrella Mountain Community College (Advisory Board)
Estrella Mountain Community College Bond Committee (Past)
Buckeye Union High School Bond Committee (Past & Current)
Buckeye Elementary School Bond Committee (Past)
Buckeye High School Assistant Football Coach  (1993-1994)
Buckeye High School Assistant Baseball Coach (1985-1996)

Community Activities
Long-time member and Deacon, First Southern Baptist Church in Buckeye
All Faith Community Services Member
Pioneer Days Parade / July 4th Celebration Announcer for 40 Years

Pioneer Days Celebration (Past Chairman)
Buckeye Valley Centennial Commission (1988)
Buckeye Coordinating Council (Past Chairman)
Buckeye Elks Club
Buckeye Lions Club
Buckeye Valley Museum
West Valley Fine Arts
Phoenix Art Museum
Heard Museum

Jackie Meck is positively focused on the community and its citizens.  His years of experience have shown he is committed to listening and giving citizens a voice.   His door is always open.  He doesn’t believe in complaining, but seeking positive results.

Phone: (623) 349-6950
Cell: (623)340-4248
Fax: (623) 349-6951

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