Honorable Rudy D. Iriarte
Born and raised in Sinajana, Vice Mayor Rudy Iriarte is no stranger to helping the community. He is the son of +Matilde Sablan Iriarte and +Danny DeLeon Jose and has three brothers +Francisco Iriarte, +Raymond Iriarte and Roland Iriarte and four sisters Catalina Franzen married to David, Barbara Groah married to Scott, Dina McMahon married to Kevin, and Elizabeth Iriarte. His maternal grandparents are the late +Ana Aquiningoc Sablan and +Ignacio Duenas Iriarte (familian Berete, Dimas) A product of public education, he attended C.L. Taitano Elementary School, Agueda Johnston Middle School, George Washington High School and Guam Community College Vocational Tech.
His work experience includes working in the private sector for four years in the service industry. He has also worked for the Department of Education, Division of Special Education as a One-to-One Aide for several years.
Rudy has attended numerous trainings and received certificates from the Department of Education, Office of Civil Defense, Homeland Security and the Mayors’ Council of Guam for emergency response and management, bio-chemical hazards, shelter management, and weather spotting.
A big part of Rudy’s life is his devotion to his Catholic faith. Rudy volunteers his time at the parish of Saint Jude Thaddeus as a Choir Member and Religion Teacher for over 25 years and is a strong advocate for Pro-life.
As Vice Mayor, he created and sustained programs to include the popular Summer and Christmas Camps, the Senior Citizens special events, our community education and training programs.
Together with Mayor Robert Hofmann, he has worked toward making Sinajana a healthier, safe and comfortable place to live and thrive in. Together, they were able to successfully renovate and repair common facilities used by residents and the island-at-large. They were able to secure funding to repair and upgrade Sinajana’s multi-purpose court into Guam’s first open-air gymnasium, the Sinajana baseball field and community center, with a new playground underway.
He continues to work tirelessly to improve and resolve infrastructure issues, streetlights, the environment, and public works issues. He is a trusted adviser to Mayor Robert Hofmann on policies and programs regarding youth, community programs, intervention, health and manamko
He is a dedicated government employee, a leader and a trusted friend with proven hard work, determination, unwavering commitment, and resourcefulness. His commitment to the people of Sinajana is to bring to life their hopes, dreams and interests for a safe, beautiful and evolving place to call home.
Traditional Village Name: Sinahanna • Population: 2,592
• Village Flower: Millionaire Bougainvillea