Vice Mayor Pat Dennis
Pat Dennis was elected in 2016 to serve on the Avondale City Council in the capacity of Council Member. Her 4-year term began in January of 2017. The Council voted January 2019 to appoint Pat Dennis as Vice Mayor for a two year term.
Vice Mayor Dennis has history of civic engagement having served on the Avondale Parks, Recreation and Libraries Advisory Board as well as the Avondale Municipal Arts Committee. Prior to moving to Avondale, she served on the Peoria City Council representing the Palo Verde District. Currently, Vice Mayor Dennis serves on the board for the Valley Metro – Regional Public Transportation Association, the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, President of Southwest Lending Closet and Vice President of Las Palmeras West HOA. She is also a member of the Avondale Council Subcommittee for Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Vice Mayor Dennis completed her Associate’s degree prior to graduating from Mercy College, in New York, with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 1981 and in 1999, she received her Arizona Real Estate License. She has varied work experience having worked as an Educational Consultant, a Real Estate Agent, an Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator and as the Chief of Staff for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors for District 5. She is also a proud graduate of the Avondale Citizens’ Leadership Academy. She and her husband Tim have been married for 37 years, and they have two sons, Thomas and Scott.