ARLINGTON, TX - January 18, 2017. Reintroducing District 3 to meaning and insightful leadership that is truly community focused tops the list of goals for community leader Marvin Sutton as he announces his candidacy for Arlington City Council. Marvin has a refreshing and dynamic approach to addressing the needs and concerns of people in southeast Arlington. Marvin, a career air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration and a United States Air Force veteran, is ready to serve and ready to lead this great city in a direction that embraces aggressive public safety, transportation, economic, and environmental solutions.
Marvin, a twenty-five year resident of Arlington, crime watch coordinator, community activist, election judge, and former candidate, has the depth, insight, wisdom, and vision needed to create a safer, smarter and greener city. He is passionate, focused, and committed to serving and representing the people of southeast Arlington.
In preparation for his retirement career as a Certified Public Accountant, Marvin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with honors from University of Texas at Arlington and received the highest honor bestowed on business majors by being accepted into Beta Gamma Sigma. Marvin has successfully completed the CPA exams. He’s a proud member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant, and National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
Marvin has a passion for helping youth achieve their full potential. He created a community service award that recognizes youths’ positive behavior and was instrumental in organizing what has become an annual community service event. This event brings neighbors and youth together to beautify the neighborhood while allowing the community to positively interact with our young people. Marvin continues to play a critical role in assisting the neighborhood in addressing problem areas.
He served our country honorably for eight years in the United States Air Force. His tour of duty began in Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota where he secured nuclear weapons and ended at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas where he provided air traffic control services. Marvin received several distinguished awards and honors including becoming an honorary pilot. Just recently Marvin celebrated 35 years of federal service. In 2013, his portrait was displayed in the Pentagon as a result of his selection by Air Force Publication, Veteran in Blue.
Marvin is equipped and stands ready to serve and lead. To learn more about the Campaign to Elect Marvin Sutton for Arlington City Council, District 3, contact us at: (817) 602-0644 or msutton firstname.lastname@example.org
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