Arrowhead Justice of the Peace Craig Wismer was elected in November 2012. He was
raised primarily in the Valley and graduated from Brophy College Preparatory. He
attended classes at Arizona State University Main and West campuses graduating
with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.
Judge Wismer previously served as a congressional employee for more than twenty
years, most recently as the Deputy State Director for Policy and Western
Maricopa County Representative for United States Senator Jon Kyl. His duties
included overseeing policy and procedure development and authoring policy
questions that became part of the official Congressional record. He also served
as an impartial intermediary ensuring that constituent issues involving federal
agencies were fairly and timely adjudicated and resolved in a manner that
complied with relevant laws and regulations.
Judge Wismer has been proud to call the Northwest Valley home for more than 40