Council Member - John Temple

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John Temple was appointed to the City Council in Feb. 2021 to fill the vacant seat after Scott Syroka resigned. 

  • 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 
  • Juris Doctorate, University of California - Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Professional Activities
  • City Council liaison to various City Boards and Commissions and outside Agencies over 16 years of service
Community Involvement
  • Former member of ChildServe Board of Directors
  • Member and elder at St. Paul Presbyterian Church.
He lives with his wife Annie on Johnston's west side. John is the only council member to have been born in Johnston.