Monica has lived in Kingman for close to thirty years. She is a partner in Mike Gates Construction, LLC, a family owned and operated business specializing in new home construction. Their two children were raised in Kingman and are currently attending university out of the area.
Appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court, Monica has served on two Foster Care Review Boards for the last five years. She served two terms as Board President of the Arizona Youth Partnership, and currently serves on the WACOG Executive Committee and the WACOG Area Agency on Aging.
Monica previously served on the City Council from 2000 to 2004 and was elected Mayor in 2004 for a two year term. As Mayor, she created the Tri-City Council, comprised of Mayors and Council Members from Kingman, Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City. She also spearheaded construction of the Airway Underpass; the most significant capital improvement project to occur in years.
Monica Gates appreciates the opportunity to serve the Kingman community and is working diligently on Council/Community priorities that include the Kingman Crossing Interchange and mixed use development project, promotion of our airport and industrial park, continued downtown revitalization, and the Rancho Santa Fe Transportation Corridor.
She is proud to call Kingman home, and wants to ensure that we continue to enhance the quality of life for our residents, our visitors and generations to come.