Mount Pleasant City Council Members
Russell (Bull) Keisel has lived in Mount Pleasant since 1979. He married Kathi Pehrson and together they raised their family here. Bull spent most of his spare time coaching at North Sanpete High School. He also coached little league football, basketball and baseball. He retired from Utah Power and Light as a Journeyman Mechanic. He hopes to give back to the city that has given him so many blessings. His goal as councilman has put Mount Pleasant City and it’s citizens first.
Justin Atkinson is a long-time resident of Mount Pleasant and has had the privilege of serving the citizens of the wonderful community of Mount Pleasant for many years. He has served on the city council for the past seven-plus years and served 10 years on the planning and zoning committee prior to his time on the city council.
In the past several years that Atkinson has served on the city council, he says he has seen good things happen. Roads have been improved, infrastructure needs have been addressed, economic and community development has been on the incline, recreational options for citizens and those visiting have been created, just to name a few.
Justin will continue to work to “preserve the past and prepare for the future” and he pledges his efforts to do all he can to meet the constant need that a community like Mount Pleasant deserves and requires.
Heidi Kelso believes Mount Pleasant is the best place to live and raise a family. She sees many positive things happening in Mount Pleasant and is proud to be a part of the decision making process.
Heidi has more than 25 years experience working in non-profit management, specifically in healthcare administration. She was raised in Mount Pleasant, graduated from North Sanpete High School and attended Snow College. She later earned a bachelors degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Heidi welcomes the challenge of balancing the city’s needs against available resources.
Kevin Stallings moved to Mount Pleasant approximately 30 years ago. He wanted to work and raise his family here. As a husband, father, grandfather, small business owner, employer and citizen of Mount Pleasant, Kevin feels that this decision has been a tremendous blessing for his family.
There are areas in which Kevin would like to support, strengthen and improve within the city. These areas include: Roads, power and water, Planning & Zoning development and Industrial park businesses.
Throughout his term Kevin pledges to work hard and build on the foundation of this great city.
Keith Collier has always taught his children that “It takes more than an address to be part of a community.” With Keith this is not just a good saying, it’s a way of life. Keith and his wife Beth, have served for many years on the Hub City Days Rodeo committee. It’s a money generator for the city, and also our stores and restaurants. Keith sacrificed a great deal of time and effort leading a trove of volunteers to make the event happen. Keith has stated that he would do anything he could to help our city flourish. His passion for making our city the most pleasant place to live is infectious.