Gerry Friedel

FH Republican Club's Vice President, Gerry Friedel a three year member of The FH Town Council is an announced candidate for Mayor.  Friedel launched "Friedel Fridays".  A short podcast of Gerry walking Fountain Hills and talking about Town issues.  Look for it on Facebook, True Conservatives of Fountain Hills or Gerry Friedel's Facebook personal page. 

Gayle Earle

A small business owner, Gayle Earle founded her pool service business 32 years ago and currently is working it with her son.  Gayle's platform is:  Responsible Fiscal Policy, Smart Spending, Financial Transparency, Adequate Law Enforcement Patrols, Support for Existing Business and Encourage New Businesses.  Gayle is the mother of two, Grandmother to three; you may have seen the youngsters at many FHRC gatherings.  

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Joseph Chaplik

Arizona State Representative Joseph Chaplik, Representing Fountain Hills, Republican Running for Reelection in 2024

Joseph has been a member of the State Legislature since 2021 and came very close to being selected as Speaker of the House.  He has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience building and guiding top-tier companies.  His past business knowledge, expertise and accomplishments with Fortune 500 telecommunication companies has conditioned him for future success.  In 2005 he founded Joseph Bernard Investment Real Estate, specializing in multi-family investments and has experience with over $900 Million in sales volume.  He has offices in Arizona (HQ), Oregon and Washington. In 2019 he entered into politics to make a difference for his community and state. Joseph is married with two children and resides in Scottsdale. 

Rene Lopez

Rene Lopez, Candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission

Former Chandler City Councilman Elected Twice
Third generation Naval Officer served as cryptologist on subs and worked with Naval Ops
Maricopa County Republican Party Second Vice Chair Executive Guidance Committee
Married 26 years with two grown children
Founded Cece's Hope Center helping young woman rescued from sex trafficking

John Kavanagh


is a member of the Arizona State Senate representing District 3. He assumed office on January 9, 2023 and is running for reelection in 2024. 

A longtime resident of Fountain Hills, Kavanagh is an active participant in the FHRC 

Kavanagh previously served as a member of the Senate in District 23 in 2014 He served as the state senate President Pro Tempore.  The Senator is often featured on the top rated KFYI, James T. Harris Radio Program speaking about Legislative matters.

Kavanagh previously served in the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 23 from 2007 to 2015.  Senator Kavanagh is married to Linda Kavanagh who served as Mayor of Fountain Hills.