Mayor Drew Bessinger

“Clovis is a special place to live and raise a family, and this does not occur by accident.  It takes long-range planning and a commitment to the citizens and our future.  As a 35 year Clovis resident and a 29 year servant of our citizens, as a new Councilmember I plan on making decisions that will be consistent with keeping Clovis ‘Clovis’ for our future generations to enjoy.”

Biographical Data

  • First elected to office: March 2017
  • Current Chief of Police/Public Safety Manager  for the Fresno Yosemite International Airport
  • US Army veteran
  • Retired Police Captain from the Clovis Police Department
  • Former Interim Police Chief for the cities of Kingsburg, Parlier, and Atwater
  • Former Clovis Personnel Commissioner
  • BA Degree in Public Administration from Fresno State
  • Married to Yvonne Avila-Bessinger since 2000
    2 adult sons, Derek and Christopher, and two granddaughters Blake and Harper

Mayor Bessinger may be contacted via email or by phone at the number below.

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