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Mayor Chris Alahouzos - Mayor Chris Alahouzos was elected as Mayor of the City of Tarpon Springs on March 15, 2016 and was sworn in on April 5, 2016. He previously served on the Board of City Commissioners in the capacity of Vice-Mayor and Commissioners and is a long time resident of the City of Tarpon Springs.  He is a proud father of 3 sons and has 2 grand-daughters.  Mayor Alahouzos is a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Veteran, and active Rotary Club member, President of the Sister Cities of Tarpon Springs and Founder and Board Member for Plato Academy Schools.  Prior to his election as Mayor, he served as the Manager of Verizon Network Operations of Florida for over 40 years.  He serves on various boards and committees including:  Florida League of Mayors, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, Pinellas County Mayors Council, American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture Trustee and has completed the Florida League of Cities Institute for Elected Municipal Officials and is a graduate of the FBI Citizens’ Academy.  Email calahouzos@ctsfl.us Vice-Mayor David Banther - Commissioner David Banther was elected to serve a three year term on March 12, 2013 and was sworn in on April  2, 2013. He was re-elected to a second three year term on March 15, 2016.  Prior to his election he served on the City's Budget Advisory  Committee and the Heritage Preservation Board. David, a Pinellas County native, is married and the father of two daughters. David holds a  Bachelor of Science in Economics from Hillsdale College and a Masters of Science in Information Technology Management from Colorado  Technical University. David also studied International Communications at Regents College in London. David is the Managing Partner at Banther Consulting Corporation, and is a Certified Professional Daily Money Manager with the American Association of Daily Money Managers. David is an Eagle Scout from Tarpon Springs Troop 48, an active member of the Tarpon Springs  Rotary Club, Treasurer of the Rotary Youth Trust Fund, Treasurer of the Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, Leadership Pinellas Class of 2015, and an active parishioner at St. Ignatius of Antioch Roman Catholic Church. David’s hobbies include weightlifting & emergency preparedness.  Email dbanther@ctsfl.us Commissioner Rea Sieber - Commissioner Rea Sieber was elected to serve a three year term on March 11, 2014 and was sworn in  on April 1, 2014. Commissioner Sieber served on the City’s Budget Advisory Committee and as President of the Tarpon Springs Merchants Association prior to her election.  Rea owns and operates two retail stores on the Sponge Docks, Rea Sunshine and Wine at the Docks.  Rea is an active member of the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Tarpon Springs Tourist Development Council.  She was a Guidance Counselor at Tarpon Springs High School where she helped students meet their academic requirements and plan for their future.  She has also worked as an adjunct instructor of French and Career Decision Making at Hillsborough Community College.  Rea was born of Greek parents and was raised overseas where she attended European schools. She speaks Greek, French and German in addition to English.  She received a Bachelors’ Degree in German and French Literature and a Masters’ Degree in Guidance Counseling from the University of South Florida.  She has also participated in competitive paddling for over 17 years and was the only woman on a team that paddled from Key Largo to Bimini. Email rsieber@ctsfl.us Commissioner Susan MIccio-Kikta - Commissioner Susan Miccio-Kikta was elected to serve a three year term on March 15, 2016 and was sworn in on April 5, 2016.  Email skikta@ctsfl.us Commissioner Jacob Karr - Commissioner Jacob Karr was elected to serve a three year term on March 14, 2017 and was sworn in to office on April 4, 2017.  Email jkarr@ctsfl.us
City of Tarpon Springs
Copyright © 2015 City of Tarpon Springs. All rights registered

Mayor and

Commissioners

Contact Information: (727) 938-3711,

324 East Pine St, Fax (727) 937-8199

Email the Mayor and Board of Commissioners

Board of

Commissioners Agenda

View Meetings

Mayor Chris Alahouzos - Mayor Chris Alahouzos was elected as Mayor of the City of Tarpon Springs on March 15, 2016 and was sworn in on April 5, 2016. He previously served on the Board of City Commissioners in the capacity of Vice-Mayor and Commissioners and is a long time resident of the City of Tarpon Springs.  He is a proud father of 3 sons and has 2 grand-daughters.  Mayor Alahouzos is a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Veteran, and active Rotary Club member, President of the Sister Cities of Tarpon Springs and Founder and Board Member for Plato Academy Schools.  Prior to his election as Mayor, he served as the Manager of Verizon Network Operations of Florida for over 40 years.  He serves on various boards and committees including:  Florida League of Mayors, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, Pinellas County Mayors Council, American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture Trustee and has completed the Florida League of Cities Institute for Elected Municipal Officials and is a graduate of the FBI Citizens’ Academy.  Email calahouzos@ctsfl.us Vice-Mayor David Banther - Commissioner David Banther was elected to serve a three year term on March 12, 2013 and was sworn in on April  2, 2013. He was re- elected to a second three year term on March 15, 2016.  Prior to his election he served on the City's Budget Advisory  Committee and the Heritage Preservation Board. David, a Pinellas County native, is married and the father of two daughters. David holds a  Bachelor of Science in Economics from Hillsdale College and a Masters of Science in Information Technology Management from Colorado  Technical University. David also studied International Communications at Regents College in London. David is the Managing Partner at Banther Consulting Corporation, and is a Certified Professional Daily Money Manager with the American Association of Daily Money Managers. David is an Eagle Scout from Tarpon Springs Troop 48, an active member of the Tarpon Springs  Rotary Club, Treasurer of the Rotary Youth Trust Fund, Treasurer of the Tarpon Springs Yacht Club, Leadership Pinellas Class of 2015, and an active parishioner at St. Ignatius of Antioch Roman Catholic Church. David’s hobbies include weightlifting & emergency preparedness.  Email dbanther@ctsfl.us Commissioner Rea Sieber - Commissioner Rea Sieber was elected to serve a three year term on March 11, 2014 and was sworn in  on April 1, 2014. Commissioner Sieber served on the City’s Budget Advisory Committee and as President of the Tarpon Springs Merchants Association prior to her election.  Rea owns and operates two retail stores on the Sponge Docks, Rea Sunshine and Wine at the Docks.  Rea is an active member of the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Tarpon Springs Tourist Development Council.  She was a Guidance Counselor at Tarpon Springs High School where she helped students meet their academic requirements and plan for their future.  She has also worked as an adjunct instructor of French and Career Decision Making at Hillsborough Community College.  Rea was born of Greek parents and was raised overseas where she attended European schools. She speaks Greek, French and German in addition to English.  She received a Bachelors’ Degree in German and French Literature and a Masters’ Degree in Guidance Counseling from the University of South Florida.  She has also participated in competitive paddling for over 17 years and was the only woman on a team that paddled from Key Largo to Bimini. Email rsieber@ctsfl.us Commissioner Susan MIccio-Kikta - Commissioner Susan Miccio-Kikta was elected to serve a three year term on March 15, 2016 and was sworn in on April 5, 2016.  Email skikta@ctsfl.us Commissioner Jacob Karr - Commissioner Jacob Karr was elected to serve a three year term on March 14, 2017 and was sworn in to office on April 4, 2017.  Email jkarr@ctsfl.us
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