Councilwoman Dina Higgins - District 5
Councilwoman Dina Higgins was elected to the Mesa City
Council in 2008 and re-elected for a second term in 2010. She is
a graduate of Michigan Technical University, earning a
bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. She earned a master's degree in Environmental Technology
Management at Arizona State University Polytechnic campus.
Her public service includes a strong interest in
environmental projects to improve the quality of life in Mesa
and representing the unique environmental issues in the West.
Councilwoman Higgins continues to be a tireless advocate for the
use of clean and efficient energy by serving nationally on the
American Public Gas Association Board of Directors and as the
Vice Chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) Energy, Environment and
Natural Resources Committee. Regionally Councilwoman Higgins
serves on the Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee and
continues to seek ways to encourage new and innovative
partnerships for a sustainable future.
Councilwoman Higgins is the Chairwoman of the Council
Sustainability and Transportation Committee and a member of the
Council Audit, Finance & Enterprise
Committee and the Council Community and Cultural Development
Committee. She is also on the Large Cities
Council for NLC and serves on the Board of Directors of the NLC
Women in Municipal Government.
Councilwoman Higgins also
serves as the Vice Chair of the Western Municipal Association.
Councilwoman Higgins serves on the Board of Directors
of Sunshine Acres Children's Home, the Mesa Arts Center
Foundation, and is a member of the Arizona Town Hall. She is a
Board of Director's alternate representative for the Arizona
Municipal Water Users Association. She has previously been
involved with the City of Mesa Board of Adjustment and Mesa
Leadership Training and Development.
Councilwoman Higgins also serves as the Mesa City Council
Representative to Visit Mesa (formerly the Convention and
Councilwoman Higgins began a new career in business
development for Severn Trent Services. This position allows her
to utilize her engineering and environmental management skills.
She is also a licensed professional engineer. She and her
husband Jack have two sons, Kyle and Sean. The family attends
The Rock Church East Valley.
Office of Councilwoman Higgins
P.O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466
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About Dina Higgins
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