The Strategic Plan guides decision-making and resource management in pursuit of organizational goals. It is “strategic” in the sense that it provides guidance over a 2-year timeframe. The strategic plan is actively reviewed and updated periodically by the City Council and management to ensure that the goals, strategies, and actions remain relevant. The plan prioritizes […]
Craig H. McFarland
Born and raised in California, Mayor Craig McFarland has lived in Casa Grande since 2005. He is a graduate of the Cal State University Fresno and retired from Golden Eagle Distributors in January 2015 as VP of Sales after a ten-year tenure with the company, and 36 total years in beverage business sales management and operations.
Mayor McFarland began his first term as Mayor in December 2016, and his priorities include providing leadership, encouraging people, and promoting progress, in addition to increasing quality of life, encouraging new business, and supporting Casa Grande’s infrastructure and economic development.
McFarland has two children, Kelly and Scott, and five grandchildren, Dillan, Keira, Connor, Leila, and Brady. He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for 40 years.
President & CEO, Central Arizona College
Dr. Jackie Elliott
Executive Manager, Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth
Superintendent, Casa Grande Elementary School District
Dr. Adam Leckie
Assistant Superintendent, Pinal County Education Service Agency
In February 2023, Lucid Motors hosted a STEM Careers Workshop for Pinal County educators. The workshop focused on developing a Middle School STEM curriculum that exposes Casa Grande middle school students to careers at Lucid and within the STEM field. The workshop included five rotations for the teachers. Four contained hands-on activities where teachers learned […]
This unique partnership between the City of Casa Grande and the Casa Grande Elementary School District supports volunteers who spend one hour each month reading to students in two-to-four elementary classrooms a day. Schedules and classroom assignments are coordinated by the Casa Grande Public Library. The City also participates in the AARP Foundation Experience Corps […]