District 3 Staff

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City of Phoenix - City Council District 3
Vice Mayor Debra Stark's Office
602-262-7441   council.district.3@pho​enix.gov
200 W. Washington St., 11th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
TTY: 7-1-1

Raquel Estupinan - Chief of Staff

Raquel is chief of staff in Vice Mayor Debra Stark’s office. Prior to joining the District 3 office, Raquel was the press secretary for Phoenix Mayors Greg Stanton and Thelda Williams. Previously, she worked as a television reporter in Phoenix, Fresno and Yuma. Like many residents who now call Phoenix home, Raquel is an Arizona transplant, originally from California’s Central Valley. She earned her master’s in broadcast journalism at USC and studied English and professional writing at UC Santa Barbara. Raquel enjoys running, kickboxing, and exploring Arizona by camping and hiking with her husband. She is excited to get to know the wonderful District 3 community.

Adam Grant - Council Research Analyst

Adam comes to Vice Mayor Debra Stark's office from the City of Phoenix Clerk's Office where he was tasked with citywide record destruction and retention, as well as aiding with City elections. Previous to this role, he worked in current Councilman Jim Waring's office as an aide. Adam came to Arizona from Washington State to pursue an athletic scholarship for football at the University of Arizona and has since graduated from Belhaven University with a master's in business administration. In his free time, Adam enjoys golfing, trying new restaurants, and attending athletic events.

Amber Guevara - Council Aide

Amber Guevara is a graduate of Arizona State University where she earned a master's in public administration. She also attended school at the University of North Texas where she studied psychology. She is a proud daughter of Salvadoran immigrants, and she loves spending time with her family. Amber is passionate about public service and believes it is important to be involved in your community. Her hobbies include cooking, traveling the world, and riding her bike around the neighborhood. As the newest member of the team, she is excited to be part of the District 3 family. ​