Daniel D. McArthur was elected Mayor of St. George on November 2, 1993 and
took office January 3, 1994. He served ten years on the St. George City
Council, from 1984 to 1994. He is a native of St. George and is proud to
be named after and descended from one of the original pioneers called by
Brigham Young to settle St. George, his great-grandfather, Daniel D. McArthur.
Mayor McArthur is a past President of the Utah League of Cities and towns,
a member and past president of the St. George Rotary Club, a member of the
Washington County Water Conservancy District Board, a member of the Board
of Directors of the Washington County Solid Waste District, a member of
the Washington County Economic Development Executive Committee, and a member
of the WCIA Board (Dixie Center & Regional Park).
As a member of the St. George City Council he was active in various organizations
dedicated to maintaining St. George's quality of life, and promoting re-utilization
and support of the downtown area. Dan serves as chairman of the St. George
Downtown Redevelopment District.
Mayor McArthur believes in an open door policy and in informing the residents
of St. George. He conducts the Mayor's Forum on the Community Education
channel addressing important issues about St. George. He also participates
with five local radio stations with call in shows & interviews on a weekly
Dan's service to the people of St. George is backed by a wealth of experience.
He served as a Scout master and Explorer leader for many years. He has served
as Bishop, High Councilman & many other leadership positions in the LDS
Church, and is now serving as a Primary Teacher.
Dan graduated from St. George Elementary schools, Dixie High School, Dixie
College and earned his Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Technology from
Brigham Young University in 1973. He is president and chief executive officer
of McArthur Welding, Inc. and vice president of Interstate Steel and Supply,
Dan and his wife, Bunny, have six children and eight grandchildren.