Mary Ann Mixon
Mary Ann Mixon was first elected as Council Member for seat 1 for the Town of Cutler Bay in November 2010. She was re-elected to her second term in November of 2014.
Mary Ann has been a resident of Cutler Bay since 2003. She is a true Floridian, born in Pensacola, Florida, she moved to Miami during her teen years. She attended Coral Gables Senior High and went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree, majoring in English, Art History and Fine Arts, from the University of Miami.
In 2009, Mary Ann worked for the Town of Cutler Bay as their Special Projects Coordinator (a position made possible through a one-year grant appropriation from the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). During her year with the town, she developed the town's Facility Recycling Program; implemented Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP), helped developed and launched the town's "Going Green" website, designed and implemented an educational recycling awareness outreach program, and wrote several state and federal grants. Her efforts also helped the town to achieve a "Silver" Green City Certification from the Florida Green Building Coalition.
Active in her community, Mary Ann has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in the Greater Miami Blitz Build. Supporting her Alma Mater, Mary Ann volunteers each year at the UM Sports Hall of Fame Celebrity Dolphin Tournament, also benefiting Habitat for Humanity. She has participated for many years in Miami-Dade's Baynanza; the Biscayne Bay Clean-Up day. She has been a passionate volunteer for the Miami Billfish Tournament which raises money and awareness for Marine Conservation and Education. Additionally, she has volunteered at numerous Town events such as the Saga Bay Park Clean-Up, Cutler Bay's Arbor Day events, and several bike rodeos.
Mary Ann is an ardent animal lover with a tendency to rescue every animal in need. She is a major advocate for low-cost spaying and neutering and has donated much of her time and effort to help provide this valuable service. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, gardening and spending time with family and friends.