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William Benning

Council Member City Council
Phone: (520) 439-2140
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Council Member Benning was elected to Sierra Vista City Council in 2018.  William came to Sierra Vista in 2001 while William was serving in the United States Army. He immediately chose Sierra Vista as the place he wanted to raise his children, William III and Taylor. Upon retirement from the Army in 2009 William made Sierra Vista his permanent home.

When he is not working for the City Council, William is a contractor on Fort Huachuca working for Booz Allen Hamilton.  William graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and earned his MBA from the University of Phoenix. Currently he is working towards a Doctorate in Business Administration.

Since moving to Sierra Vista, Council Member Benning has devoted the majority of his free time to the community, from coaching youth sports and volunteering for numerous events. William currently serves on the Board of the County Education Foundation, Miss Sierra Vista Scholarship Foundation, and United Way. He started a foundation; “Bertha Marie Benning Foundation” that he started in memory of his grandmother to provides scholarships to young women in the Sierra Vista area. He is a member of and champion for the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce.

William also serves as Council liaison to the Parks and Recreation Commission. During his free time William, enjoys reading, working on cars, and spending time with family supporting the community.