Les Presmyk was elected to the Gilbert, Arizona, Town Council in 1999 after serving on the Gilbert Planning and Zoning Commission for four years. He served as Vice-Mayor in 2001-02, and 2005-06. Mr. Presmyk is a Senior Mine Engineer with the Salt River Project and has been an active member of the Gilbert community for over a decade. He is active in mining and mineral education and has served as a mentor at the Pappas School for Homeless Children. Mr. Presmyk holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering from The University of Arizona.