Member Profile: Dr. Catherine Eden
Advanced Public Education Program
Arizona State University

Where are you originally from?
I am originally from Phoenix, Arizona. In fact, I was born on the spot I am now working. The ASU Mercado, in downtown Phoenix is the site of the old St. Joseph's Hospital.
Why did you decide to pursue a career in local government?
It just fit me. I loved working in Coconino County as Election Director, Assistant County Manager and then County Manager.
What do you like most about your job?
I love teaching.
What areas of local government or your job interest you the most?
The areas of local government that interest me most are elections management and mentoring people.
What accomplishments are you most proud of?
I was able to get passed in the Arizona State Legislature a bill that established a trust fund for people with head and spinal cord injuries. It is what I am most proud of.
What are your hobbies?
My hobbies include playing tennis, golf, watching movies, reading and being an Aunt.
Arizona City/County Management Association
1820 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 258-5786
Fax: (602) 253-3874
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