Council Member - John Temple

John Temple has been a member of the Johnston City Council for 11 years. His most recent term began in 2012. Prior to his time on the City Council, John was on Johnston's Planning and Zoning Commission for six years.

John is an attorney for Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP. His practice areas include employee benefits, ERISA, pension and 401(k) plans, and fiduciary advice. He received his Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Iowa and his Juris Doctorate from the University of California - Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.

John is a former member of the ChildServe Board of Directors, and sits on the city council's Public Safety, HR/Finance and Stormwater Utility Committees. He is the council liaison to Johnston's Planning and Zoning Commission and Senior Citizens Advisory Board. He is also a member and elder at St. Paul Presbyterian Church.

He lives with his wife Annie and son John on Johnston's west side. John is the only council member to have been born in Johnston.

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