As soon as they moved in, Jesse dove into make a difference for his new Spanish Fork family.  He has been actively engaged in participating in both Planning Commission and City Council meetings, and currently serves as a Commissioner on the Planning Commission.  He understands the budget well.  He understands the issues the city has faced for the last seven years and in the past. “It would be easy for me to hit the ground running to make a difference for the citizens.  The government is here to serve the people, to really listen to their perspective, their ideas, and their priorities.  I believe my perspective adds something to the conversation, and my experience and dedication to this great city will work together to serve on the City Council in an effective and positive way.” 

Running a successful business in a highly competitive field, Jesse’s career has honed his ability to prioritize and make tough budgeting decisions, perform root-cause analysis to find real and lasting solutions, and successfully lead diverse groups toward common goals.  

Jesse and Caley Cardon specifically chose Spanish Fork to raise their family for the family feel and sense of community.  They moved here seven years ago, pregnant with triplets and committed to making a positive difference for their new hometown.

  • Proactively address Public Safety to stay one of the Nation’s Safest Cities
  • Plan and Coordinate for long-term infrastructure needs to Reduce Cost and Inconvenience to Citizens
  • Build greater synergy in business community and between community and the business that serves us

Jesse is highly respected and appreciated in the business community.  He got involved with the Chamber of Commerce and worked with the business community to build beneficial relationships between large and small businesses and strengthen the community as a whole.  During Covid he did a lot of outreach and worked to help local businesses weather the storm. He helped the executive team lead during an uncertain and unprecedented time. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Spanish Fork/Salem Chamber.  He understands a strong business community is the economic driver vital to the success of a city and helps to keep taxes low.