New Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community

Johnston is considered the most desirable place to live in Iowa. Suresh’s goal is to make our City the best place to live. Suresh has been a resident of Johnston for the past 15 years. As a technology professional, he has been fortunate and is proud to be part of many local companies. Currently he works as a technology professional at Hy-Vee.

Suresh has been married to his wonderful wife Chandra for the past 24 years with two children. His son graduated from Johnston High School in 2016 and currently is a senior at Iowa State University. His daughter just completed her freshman year in high school at Johnston Middle School.

Suresh knows the importance of civic engagement for the betterment of the city residents. Since 2017 he is serving as a board member on the Johnston City Planning and Zoning Commission. He has volunteered for Johnston Schools with First Lego League Robotics and other PTO activities helping our Johnston students have access to the latest technologies and helping them acquire life skills for the real world.

Suresh’s family enjoys time together travelling and more importantly gardening. They enjoy the best of everything our beautiful city has to offer. These include bike rides, Terra Park trails, and Dewey Park.

Suresh’s goals as a Johnston City Council member are clear and simple –


  1. Lowering Taxes for Homeowners

  • By increasing investment into Johnston by incentivizing companies to move here

  • Balance the small town feel of Johnston that our citizens love while attracting corporate investment of the right type and size so we can prosper​​

    2. Ensuring the Safety and Security of our citizens

  • Supporting Technology for Johnston First Responders

  • Completing the sidewalks so people do not have to walk/bike into traffic

    3. Better Broadband (Internet) Access to the City

  • Help the city access High-Speed Internet for all residents

  • Make Johnston a Smart City



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