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Mayor Lana Mook
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Mayor Lana Mook has called Arizona home for nearly 30 years. After retiring from approximately three decades in management, training and patient relations in the health care industry, Mook devoted much of her time to volunteering in El Mirage, pursuing her commitment to do everything she could to improve her community. With a number of other community volunteers, she co-founded the People of El Mirage (POEM), a civic-based community organization focused on helping those in need, as well as informing the public on local issues. Under her leadership, the organization promoted local support for Luke Air Force Base, raised funds for local Cub Scouts and participated in numerous food and clothing drives for the area’s residents in need. In addition, POEM members partnered with local public safety officials to increase safety and awareness in El Mirage neighborhoods.
In 2010, Mook was elected Mayor of the City of El Mirage.  She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns, the Executive Committee of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the Executive Committee of the Western Maricopa Coalition (Westmarc), the Board of the Valley Metro/Regional Public Transportation Authority, and the Transportation Committee of the National League of Cities.

Mayor Mook has provided many years of service to a number of organizations including the Phoenix Suns Charities, the Girl Scouts of America, the U.S. Forest Service (Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Fire Prevention Programs), and is a past
Vice-President of the Greater Phoenix American Bowling Association.


  • Played a significant role in improving the City’s image within throughout the West Valley and the entire Phoenix Metropolitan area.  This included developing a partnership with Luke Air Force Base and supporting the F-35A mission.
  • Successfully passed an $8 million bond measure to provide El Mirage residents with a community recreational facility with a swimming pool and a new police facility.
  • Appointed to the League of Arizona Cities and Towns Executive Committee consisting of 25 mayors and councilmembers from across the State. The League provides an important link among the 90 incorporated cities and towns in Arizona representing collective interests at the State Legislature and providing timely information on important municipal issues.
  • Protected basic services such as public safety by successfully advocating for the rehire of four first responders for the Fire Department after they were laid off in 2010.  In addition, she encouraged the police department to address speeding throughout the community with the assistance of RedFlex photo radar.
  • Worked to developed El Mirage’s future economic base by approving projects to design quality transportation corridors throughout the City.
  • Improved the appearance and quality of life of El Mirage through enhancements to Gentry Park and Grand Avenue. 







Contact Info
City Hall
12145 NW Grand Ave
El Mirage AZ 85335

City Clerk: 623-876-2925
City Hall: 623-972-8116
Fax: 623-876-4606
TDD: 623-933-3258

Administration Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Excluding Holidays