Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mayor Mike Maguire

After serving as a City Councilmember from 2003 – 2007, Mike Maguire was elected mayor in 2006 and is currently serving his second term.

Mayor Maguire has a Bachelors degree from Suffolk University in Boston, a Masters degree from Mankato State University, completed doctoral course work at Indiana University and was selected to participate in the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute's Policy Forum Fellows Program.  Mayor Maguire has taught public speaking and communication at St. Olaf College among others and is a public affairs and media relations professional.

As Mayor, he is part of the City Council's Finance & Personnel Committees, represents Eagan on the Board of the Municipal Legislative Commission, and serves as the co-chair of Dakota County's High-Performance Partnership (HiPP) initiative.  Mayor Maguire is also the co-chair of the Regional Council of Mayors’ housing initiative and has also served as Chair of the Municipal Legislative Commission, President of the Association of Metropolitan Municipalities, and on the League of Minnesota Cities Board of Directors.

Mike and his wife Janelle have lived in Eagan since they were married in 1995 and their son Ian attends Blackhawk Middle School in Eagan.