Town Council Member Seat 2

Michael P. Callahan



                                                              Council Member Callahan 2016


Michael Callahan has been a resident of Cutler Bay since 1977 moving here as a young man with his parents, brother and sister, after his fathers retirement serving 27 years in the Air Force.  Michael married to his wife Melissa for 17 years, are raising their 12 year old son Connor who attends Cutler Bay Middle School as a member of the COAST Academy.  Michael and Melissa have two adult children, one of whom also resides in Cutler Bay, and the other in Ocala, Florida.  This year blessed Michael and Melissa with the birth of their first grandson, Carter.  

His past involvement in our community includes past President of the Spartan Band Parents Association and current President of the Miami Southridge Alumni Association, Past President of the PTA for Whispering Pines Elementary School, and current President of the COAST Academy Parents Association.  In addition, from 2009-2016 Michael has served as a Committee Member on the Cutler Bay Parks & Recreational Advisory Committee, and from 2010-2016, he chaired the Committee.

With over 30 years of experience in Theatre, Broadcast and Facility Management, and holding a license with the State of Florida as a Building Contractor, his career has included managing large corporate facilities, as well as managing new builds to include restaurants, health care facilities, retail warehouses and shipping facilities.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys playing golf, watching football, and attending the Florida Panthers hockey games as a season seat holder for 5 years.  Additionally, Michael authored a children’s book, when his youngest son was 5 years old and along with collaborator Ben Shelfer co-wrote a musical back in 1988, which featured original songs and was premiered here in Miami.

Michael is committed to the early visions of Cutler Bay that lead us to incorporation, including managing development.  Michael is passionate about continued improvements and expansion of our parks along with continued support and encouragement of our business community.  Michael feels that with these visions in place, we can continue to make Cutler Bay a great place to live, work and play.