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November 7, 2017 — Local Elections

City of Palm SpringsCandidate for City Council

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Glenn Flood

Retired Navy Commander
1,006 votes (4.42%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Enhance public safety, provide adequate budgets for police and fire departments
  • Eliminate waste, fraud and abuse of taxpayers' money
  • Revamp city planning process to prevent overbuilding and building in protected environmental areas



Profession:Retired Navy Commander/Pentagon Press Officer
President, Palm Springs Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association — Elected position (2013–current)


Hofstra University, Long Island, NY Bachelor's, Communications (1975)


Glenn Flood, former Pentagon Press Officer and retired Navy Commander, has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.

During 35 years with the federal government consensus building and problem solving were a major part of my work.

  • Held demanding job as media advisor to the Secretary of Defense, including duty during the 9-11 2001 attack on the Pentagon
  • Was the primary press spokesman for recovering operations, rebuilding and antiterrorism issues
  • Provided information to the presson all matters concerning casualties, structural damage and force protection of the Pentagon
  • Managed public information regarding military base closures and worked with impacted communities on economic redevelopment
  • Currently, president of the Palm Springs chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
  • Served on city's Ethics, Transparency and Government Reform Task Force
  • Full time resident of Palm Springs since 2012

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