Personal Mesquite resident since 1976 Spouse: Christi Children: Bryson Anthamatten, Jaici and Jayden Fowler Father Elland Archer was City Attorney from 1970 - 1988
Education Associates Degree in the Arts and Sciences from Eastfield College Bachelor of Science in Ministry and Leadership from Dallas Christian College
City of Mesquite City Councilmember – 2014 – 2019 Mayor – 2019 – Present Alcott Logistics Station Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 14 Gus Thomasson Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 8 Heartland Town Center Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 11 IH-20 Business Park Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 12 Mesquite Health Facilities Development Corporation Mesquite Housing Finance Corporation Mesquite Industrial Development Corporation Polo Ridge Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 10 Rodeo City Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 Skyline Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 7 Spradley Farms Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 13 Town East/Skyline Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 9 Towne Centre Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2
Community Hanby Elementary Site Base Committee Motley Elementary Site Base Committee
Past Memberships Mesquite Historical Commission: July 1994 – Dec. 1995 Planning & Zoning Commission/Capital Improvements Advisory Committee: Oct. 1997 – Jan. 2000 Mesquite Library Advisory Board: Dec. 2008 – July 2010 Board of Adjustment: Aug. 2010 – Dec. 2013 Automated Traffic Signal Enforcement Advisory Committee: Sept. 2010 – Dec. 2013
A Long Time in the Making
Bruce Archer's family legacy, longtime civic service led him to the mayor's office. Source: Make It Mesquite Read the article.
Mayor’s Radio Program
Mayor Bruce Archer hosts programs on KEOM 88.5 FM, the local radio station operated by the Mesquite Independent School District. Listen to the program here.
Mayor Bruce Archer featured on MSEB Live episode
Mayor speaks at the DRC's Leadership Alumni Association
On May 5, 2021, the DRC's Leadership Dallas Alumni Association had an opportunity to connect with three regional Mayors from Arlington, Mesquite and Plano. Mayor Bruce Archer from the City of Mesquite discussed his four campaign pillars and how the city worked to meet those goals.
Story Time with Mayor Bruce Archer
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