Post 4: Ivan Figueroa
Council member Ivan Figueroa brings more than eight years of community service experience in Johns Creek to his position on the City Council.
He first became interested in community zoning issues as an eight-year board member of the Abbotts Cove Homeowners Association (HOA) and then as a volunteer Transportation Chairman with the Johns Creek Community Association (JCCA).
In 2004, then Commissioner Lynne Riley appointed Figueroa to the Steering Committee for Focus Fulton 2025, which is charged with reviewing the county land-use policy for the next 20 years.
As a member of the Zoning Sub-Committee of the Committee for Johns Creek, he continued to contribute his zoning and community development knowledge to the creation of the city in the movement for incorporation.
Figueroa was a member the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2008 and is on the class of 2008-09 for the Coverdell Leadership Institute. Figueroa is a member of the Board of Directors for Senior Services North Fulton and the Isakson-Alpharetta YMCA.
A strong believer in parental support of public education, Figueroa has served as Team Manager for Destination Imagination, a teens' creativity group at Chattahoochee High School.
A native of Wheaton, Illinois, he and his wife, Karen, have lived in the Ocee community of Johns Creek for nine years. They have two daughters.
Figueroa graduated Cum-Laude from Elmhurst College, with a BS in Transportation Management.