Arlington, TX, February 27, 2015
-- Marvin Sutton, an air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration is entering the race for Arlington City Council, District 3. As a crime watch coordinator, community activist, election judge, and former candidate, he has the depth, insight, wisdom, and vision needed to create a safer, smarter and greener city. Marvin is passionate, focused, and committed to moving Arlington forward.
He 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. His future aspiration is to become a Certified Public Accountant. Marvin has successfully completed the CPA exams and expects certification in less than two years. He’s a proud member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, American Institute of Certified Public Accountant, and National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
He has a passion for helping youth achieve their full potential. Marvin created a community service award that recognizes youths' positive behavior and was instrumental in organizing 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.
Marvin’s family is supportive of his decision to run for city council. His children attend schools in Arlington Independent School District and assist in making decisions on key campaign strategies and ideas.
His platform is quite simple. Marvin wants to reintroduce the district to meaningful and insightful leadership that’s truly community focused. Marvin has a refreshing and dynamic approach to addressing the needs and concerns of people in southeast Arlington. He’s ready to serve and ready to lead this great city in a direction that embraces aggressive public safety, transportation, economic, and environmental solutions.
Pol. Adv. paid for by Marvin Sutton Campaign