Green Party candidate and political newcomer Jon McLane has filed to run for Mayor of the City of Tucson. He’s a businessman, an Army veteran, and talk show host of Green Revolution Radio. “The Green Revolution Radio Show focuses on the world of green products, services and lifestyles.” The show broadcasts Sundays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on KVOI 1030 AM, “The Voice”.
In 2001, at 18 years of age Jon moved to Tucson, where he attended Pima Community College before and after joining the Army. Jon also at this time turned Clear Vue Pools in to Clear Vue Landscaping & Pools, which focused on pool and landscape maintenance, repairs, and light construction.
Jon was a fuel and water chemist in the Army, and served 18 months in Operation Iraqi Freedom starting in 2003. Jon’s primary duties while stationed overseas were fuel and water inspection, mission tracking, base talent show host, base swimming pool renovations. After returning from Iraq Jon turned both the pool company and landscape company he owned into conservation companies, after seeing the effects of limited resources in Iraq. In 2009 Jon wrote a manual on Water Conservation Methods and Principles for outside use, a one of a kind in the world, with the assistance of several local municipal officials and local business men. (http://greenrevolutionradio.com/content/water-conservation-manual). The manual is intended for mass publication via internet sites for swimming pool owners. Since starting his water conservation campaign Jon has personally saved over 10 million gallons of water throughout Tucson.
Also, in 2005 Jon created an advertising and marketing company, by the name 1st advertising and marketing, designed to cater to small businesses and focus on applying 21st century technology.
Jon is a Host on Green Revolution Radio, originally FREEgreen Radio, which has been operating since mid 2010. Past guests on the show included: Fernando Molina (Tucson Water), Custom Solar & Leisure, Southern Arizona Rain Gutters, Solar Gain, Clean Water Products, Fast Lane Auto, Green Works, Safe home consultants, Arizona Rain Gardens, Green Geeks, Amazing Tees, Arizona Party Rentals, Audio Visual Management, Ekonomy Pools, Ordinary bikes, and Eco Underwater Pool Repair.
Becoming a crowded field of men seeking the job of Mayor of Tucson:
land planner Ron Asta, a Republican (formerly a Democrat)
billionaire Marshall Home, a Democrat (formerly an Independent as of 3/21/11)
realtor Shaun McClusky, a Republican
attorney Jonathan Rothschild, a Democrat
and perhaps realtor Pat Darcy, an Independent (formerly a Democrat).