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Profiles in Service - June 24, 2019

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Tim Boncoskey 

Board Member
Chief Deputy Assessor
Maricopa County, Ariz.

Number of years involved in NACo: 13

Years in public service: 34

Occupation: Passionate leader in the public sector

Education: Strategic Leadership Program, Governor’s Center at Duke University; MPA, LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin; BSPA, Eller School of Management, University of Arizona

The hardest thing I’ve ever done is: Go West, from Cook County, Ill. to Pima County, Ariz., for school at age 17.

Three people (living or dead) I’d invite to dinner: Jesus, Lincoln and Einstein

A dream I have is to: Create the next generation of assessment (county) leaders that get excited to serve the people and solve problems for the public good each day.

You’d be surprised to learn: I love to clean windows.

My favorite way to relax is to: Golf and enjoy adult beverages

The most adventurous thing I’ve ever done is: Take a Cub Scout group into the woods and then try to keep them organized without  getting lost!

I’m most proud of: My children and new grandchild

Every morning I read: AZ Central, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post (all briefs)

My favorite meal is: Chilean sea bass, petite filet, sweet potato, risotto, Caesar salad (you asked)

My pet peeve is: People who are unprepared

My motto is: Have a great attitude, be in the moment, make someone’s day and have fun.

The last book I read was: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

My favorite movie is: Silverado

My favorite music: Tom Petty, Jimmy Buffet or Billy Joel

My favorite U.S. president: Abraham Lincoln

My district is a NACo member because: We value hearing about innovations and how other counties are solving issues throughout the country to help our citizens in Maricopa County.  

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