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John Gunter, Mayor
Phone: 239-574-0436

Email: jgunter@capecoral.gov

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Lived in Cape Coral:
Since 2007

Term Expires: 2022

Education:  Studied Criminal Justice
Occupation: President - Gulf Coast Premier Homes, Inc.

Political Experience:  
Appointed Mayor January 2021

Elected District 1 Councilmember 2017
Cape Coral Mayor Pro Tem November 2020 - January 2021
Council Office Manager 2021

Awards and Achievements:
2022 Home Rule Hero Award

2021-2022
Member - Florida League of Mayor Board of Director (FLM)
Member - Florida League of Cities Board of Director (FLC)
Chair - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Member - MPO Executive Board (MEC)
Member - Southwest Florida League of Cities (SWFLC)
Member - Florida League of Mayors (FLM)
Member - U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)
Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Land Use & Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee
Liaison - Charter Review Commission (CRC)
Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Florida Big City Coalition

2020-2021
Chair - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Member - Charter School Governing Board
Liaison - Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)
Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Land Use & Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee
Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

2019-2020
Chair - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Liaison - Budget Review Committee (BRC)
Member - Charter School Governing Board
Member - Four Mile Cove Land Management Plan Committee
Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Liaison - Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Land Use & Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee

2018-2019
Vice Chair - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

Liaison - Budget Review Committee (BRC)
Member - Four Mile Cove Land Management Plan Committee
Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Liaison - Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Land Use & Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee

2017-2018
Liaison - Budget Review Committee (BRC)

Vice Chair - Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)
Member - Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
Liaison - Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Member - Florida League of Cities (FLC) Land Use & Economic Development Legislative Policy Committee
Liaison - Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z)

Community Involvement:
Member - Rotary Club of Cape Coral

Family:  
Married to Teresa.  Five children and six grandchildren.



Legislative Executive Assistant Connie Griglin
239-574-0436

cgriglin@capecoral.gov