RICHARD RODDIS SEARLE
Richard Roddis Searle was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2004 as the District 3 representative. He was re-elected in 2012 and is currently serving his third term in office.
District 3 is the largest of the three supervisory districts in Cochise County and includes all the northern half of the County. Communities in District 3 include Huachuca City, Whetstone, St. David, Mescal-J6, Benson, Pomerene, Cascabel, Dragoon, Pearce/Sunsites, Cochise, Sunizona, Dos Cabezas, Willcox, Bowie and San Simon, Fort Huachuca, a small portion of Sierra Vista west of 7th Street, and Parker Canyon Lake.
Supervisor Searle grew up on his family’s ranch in the Dragoon Mountains near Pearce. He graduated from Valley Union High School in Elfrida and has a degree in business from Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M. He has been a banker in the area for over 20 years and also grows pistachios in the Sulphur Springs Valley.
In addition to his normal County duties, Searle has also actively represented Cochise County in several organizations including the Arizona/New Mexico Coalition of Counties, the Coronado Resource & Conservation District, the Arizona County Supervisors Legislative Policy Committee, and the South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization.
Searle also served on the Valley Union High School Board of Education, where he was a member between 2001 and 2010.
Contact Supervisor Searle by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 520-432-9200.