Council Member - John Temple

John Temple has been a member of the Johnston City Council for 14 years. He was first elected in 2000 where he served until 2008. His most recent term began in 2012. Prior to his time on the City Council, John was on Johnston's Planning and Zoning Commission for six years.

Attorney for Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP. His practice areas include employee benefits, ERISA, pension and 401(k) plans, and fiduciary advice.

  • Bachelor of General Studies, University of Iowa 
  • J.D. University of California - Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Professional Activities
  • Member, Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department Board
  • Liaison, Board of Adjustment Committee
  • Liaison, Johnston Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Liaison, Senior Citizens Advisory Board
  • Member, HR/Finance Committee
  • Member, Public Safety Committee
  • Member, Stormwater Utility Committee
  • Former Member, ChildServe Board of Directors
Community Activities
  • Member and Elder, St. Paul Presbyterian Church
  • He lives with his wife Annie on Johnston's west side and have one son.
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