Kuna's Mayor

Kuna Mayor Joe Stear

Joe Stear, Kuna Mayor, grew up in Kuna since 1965, graduated from Kuna High School, raised his family in the community and has been a successful Kuna business owner for the last 37 years. Since 2012, Mayor Stear formerly served as a Kuna City Council member and has been actively involved with the Community, Economic Development Committee, Downtown Revitalization and serves on the Legislative Committee for the Association of Idaho Cities and is the Kuna City representative for the Ada County Emergency Management System. He joined the Kuna Rural Fire District in 1979 and was a firefighter until 1996 at which time he became a Fire District Commissioner and served in that capacity as Chairman of the Board until he stepped down January 13, 2016. Mayor Stear is a past president of the Idaho State Fire Commissioners Association and served on their legislative committee.

Notable Positions:

  • Chair of the Allumbaugh House Group.
  • Chair elect on the COMPASS Executive Board.
  • 2nd Vice Chair of the AIC Executive Board.
  • Vice Chair Valley Regional Transit (VRT).