Honorable Vice-Mayor Vallarie Woolridge
has been a resident of Florence,
Arizona, for more than 30 years.
Mrs. Woolridge has been
employed as an Administrative
Assistant for the Coolidge Unified
School District for over 32 years.
Mrs. Woolridge was appointed to
the Florence Town Council in
January 2004 to complete a term
of a vacated seat. She was
elected in 2006 to a term that expired in
June 2010. She was re-elected
in 2010 and 2014, her current term expires in November 2018.
Vice-Mayor Woolridge is on the Resolutions Committee for
the Arizona League of Cities and Towns. Vice-Mayor Woolridge also serves
on the City of Coolidge Transit Advisory Committee.
Mrs. Woolridge attended the University of Kansas. She is an
active member of the Union Baptist Church, where her husband,
Donald Woolridge, is the Pastor. Mrs. Woolridge served on the Focused
Future Action Board – Senior Cluster. She is also a 2004 graduate
of Florence Leadership Academy. Mrs. Woolridge is the Past Chair of the Arizona State Democratic Party’s African- American Caucus. Vice-Mayor Woolridge is also a member of the Democratic Party Hall of Fame. Mrs. Woolridge was a former volunteer chaplain of the former Casa Grande Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Woolridge feels blessed that she was selected to be the Vice-Mayor by the Town Councilmembers. She enjoys being a part of the decision making body which will guide the direction for the Town of Florence.
Vice-Mayor Vallarie Woolridge is Town Liaison for the following:
Library Advisory Board
Tohono O’odham Native American Village
Gila River Indian Community