Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Councilman Lynn Selby has a business background spanning more than 30 years. He has managed cash flow and inventories, developed yearly budgets, and managed personnel. Selby and his wife, Danielle retired to El Mirage and began attending City Council meetings regularly and volunteering in the community. In attending the Council meetings, Selby became interested in the workings of the City and wanted to give something back to the community he loves and calls home. Selby was elected to the City Council in August 2010. He served in the U.S. Navy and now volunteers his time as a representative of Operation Lifesaver throughout the State of Arizona, presenting railroad safety programs to government agencies and local organizations. He is also a volunteer on several committees including committee chair of the City’s Community Uplift Program; committee member of the Friends of the Library; board member of Valley Metro (Regional Public Transit Agency); and a member of the Maricopa Association of Government’s (MAG) Domestic Violence Committee. Councilman Selby also helps the El Mirage Fire Department distribute and install free smoke detectors. The Selbys have been married for more than 52 years and have three daughters and four grandchildren.