Longtime Flagstaff resident and science educator, Bryan Bates will provide smart solutions to serve our county.
I come from a family engaged with community service. I spent 40 years as a science educator and now have the opportunity to give back to the place I call home.
I look forward to:
- Listening to you, learning from you, working for you.
- Prioritize forest health, wildfire prevention, flood mitigation
- Support our County Health and Safety Departments
- Advocate for better roads, infrastructure, and other public services
- Work to make the criminal justice system more efficient and effective
- Demand wise fiscal management
- Nurture and create partnerships to move our County forward
- Keep my constituents informed of County government activities and opportunities
Bryan Bates is a founding member of the Flagstaff Water Group through which he has made important contributions to Flagstaff discussions concerning water purity, conservation, and rates. Through his work with the team, he’s demonstrated key qualities that would serve the county well: Bryan operates from an outstanding set of core values. He takes aContinue reading “Flagstaff Water Group”
While science and governmental leadership may appear to be different disciplines, they require many of the same skills: The capacity to define the real issue, the diligence to find the facts, a propensity for critically analyzing data and identifying the root cause of problems, and the ability to create a manageable plan. As we emergeContinue reading “Kevin Schindler, Local Scientific Historian/Author”
As a Flagstaff native and longtime student of our community’s history, I have researched and written about many of the early-day individuals who helped to create our vibrant Mountain Town. Besides the names of prominent pioneers and families of the past, another name often appears in our contemporary civic life – Bryan Bates. Bryan hasContinue reading “Jim Babbitt, Businessman”
We are blessed to live in a community that values science. We need leaders in science who go above and beyond their call of duty to serve the greater community. Bryan Bates is such a leader as he brings his knowledge and skills to serve Coconino County as District 4 Supervisor. Bryan is an educator.Continue reading “Karen Malis-Clark”
I served eight years as County Supervisor for District One. I understand the job and the opportunities it presents for improving lives and conditions in our wonderful area. It also means that I am choosy about recommending candidates for County Supervisor. I have known and worked with Bryan Bates for years and am enthusiastic aboutContinue reading “Carl Taylor, former County Supervisor”
Bates defines issues and provides solutions. One writer who articulates complex issues and provides insightful solutions is Bryan Bates, candidate for County Supervisor Dist. 4. Bates’ focused editorials demonstrate his broad regional knowledge and understanding of connections between divergent issues. The Flagstaff Water Group (FWG), which Bates helped create, works with the City and advocatesContinue reading “Gene and Molly Munger”
As a geologist, educator, and river/trail guide in the Grand Canyon region, I support Bryan Bates for County Supervisor. I’ve worked with Bryan for over 30 years on tours with National Geographic, American Association for Advancement of Science, and Grand Canyon Conservancy. Bryan is an accomplished naturalist with a Bachelors in Native American Studies andContinue reading “Andre R. Potochnik, Ph.D.”
Ok all my Doney Park friends and neighbors vote for Bryan Bates please! Bryan will be interactive in our community for all of us! Mandy Metzger did such an amazing job and I know Bryan will do the same. I have not been impressed with our current supervisor who I see little to none community involvement. Spread the wordContinue reading “Denise Edwards, long-time Doney Park farrier (retired) and blacksmith”
I am writing this letter to endorse Bryan Bates for Coconino County Supervisor (District 4). I have known Bryan for nearly twenty years, both professionally and personally. I first became acquainted with Bryan while I was working as an environmental scientist and reclamation manager for Peabody Energy at the Kayenta Mine on Black Mesa. HeContinue reading “Vern Pfannenstiel”
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Sheriff Teddy Bear arrested Coconino County Supervisor candidate Bryan Bates and is transporting him in the stagecoach jail to the Coconino Community College 4th of July Shoebox Parade. This 37-year Doney Park renegade and 40-year science teacher is been charged with supporting local governance, informing the community, and working for our health and environment. SheriffContinue reading “Sheriff Bear Arrests Bates!”
Each year, the Earth orbits the Sun in an ellipse or oblong circle. This and the tilt of the Earth’s spin axis accounts for the annual change in day length, thus the seasons. Humans, and other species, have observed this repeated cycle for time immemorial. If a human culture remains at the same location overContinue reading “A Summer Solstice Wish”
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