Peter Amundson was born in Arcadia, raised in Arcadia and loves Arcadia.
He is in his sixth decade living in his hometown and is passionate about it. Peter attended local schools. In High School he was student body President and a Varsity Football Captain.
He attended the University of California, Los Angeles and earned a degree in Political Science specializing in State and local Government.
While Mayor, he worked with the Arcadia Unified School District to honor the first Principal and his Principal at Baldwin Stocker Elementary School, Milton Sonnevick, with a plaque in the school auditorium.
Peter feels that Arcadia’s youth is its greatest asset. For almost thirty years prior to first being elected to the Arcadia City Council in 2006, Peter volunteered over 500 hours annually working with Arcadia’s youth.
Peter Amundson is married to his High School sweetheart, Jackie Pfeil Amundson and they are proud of their daughter and two son’s.