Mayor Michael Collins

Mayor Michael Collins

Mayoral Term: 2016-2018

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Previous Term: Mayor: 2014-2016

Previous Term: Councilmember 2010-2014

Previous Term: Planning Commission 2007-2010

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Mayor Michael Collins is serving his third term as a member of the Town Council.  Michael Collins has been the Mayor since 2014.

Under the leadership of Mayor Collins, Paradise Valley has achieved many accomplishments, notably: bringing the Ritz-Carlton Resort, formation and chairmanship of the Public Safety Task Force, chairmanship of the General Plan Advisory Committee and adoption of 2012 General Plan, new town manager recruitment, advancement of storm water management, and capital improvement projects.

Mayor Michael Collins is a Navy Veteran with more than 20 years of experience as a Department of Defense public works and environmental services executive.  Michael is the owner and CEO of a consulting business that provides infrastructure and environmental program support to federal and state agencies.

Mayor Collins is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a BS in Policy, Planning and Urban Development.  He then went on to attain his MS and PhD from Arizona State University in Environmental Planning and Design.  He is married with three children and has been a resident of the Town of Paradise Valley since 2000.