Commissioner Boyd Dunn was elected to the Arizona Corporation Commission in November 2016. Dunn, has a long resume serving the public. He is a retired Superior Court judge, former Mayor of the City of Chandler, and served as an Assistant Attorney General. During 2016, he served on the Commission of the Arizona Power Authority.
“The role of Arizona Corporation Commissioner is very similar to that of a judge, to be an impartial decision-maker based on the facts presented to you on each individual case, regardless of personal feelings or outside influences,” said Dunn. “That is how I ran my court and that is how I will serve as Commissioner.”
Dunn built a successful private practice for over 32 years, most recently with Yarbrough, Moll, and Dunn in Chandler. Dunn served on numerous boards of directors for regulatory authorities, nonprofits, and service organizations. He served as the treasurer of the Arizona Judges Association since 2011. He spent 24 years working in city government, 16 of those years as an elected official, serving as Mayor, Vice Mayor, and City Councilmember for the City of Chandler. He was President of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, served on the Maricopa Association of Governments executive committee, the Valley Light Metro Rail Board, and was a charter member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
A Valley resident for more than 47 years, Dunn graduated from law school at Arizona State University and has been a leader with a strong commitment to the community. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Chandler Boys and Girls Club, the United Way, and has been active in working with the Child Crisis Center, Ojo Rojo Lions Club and Rotary Clubs. Dunn has been married to his wife, Nancy, for over 33 years. They have two sons Andrew, and Kevin.