Lora Lee Nye was first elected as a Prescott Valley Town Council Member
in March 2003. She was re-elected in March 2007, March 2011, and August
2016. Her current term expires in December 2020. During Lora Lee's
time as a Town Council Member, she has served three terms as Vice Mayor.
Lora Lee moved to Prescott Valley in 1999 and brings to the council an
extensive background in community involvement including her service as a
court appointed advocate for children. She currently serves on the West
Yavapai Guidance Center Governing Board, Northern Arizona Council of
Governments Executive Board and Northern Arizona Child Development
Advisory Board, Chair of Northern Arizona Regional Council Head Start
Committee and has been a member of MatForce since its inception.
Lora Lee has been actively involved for many years in water resource and
water infrastructure issues. She has served as the Chair of the
Yavapai Water Advisory Committee and currently serves as Chair of the
Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition and Vice Chair of the
Northern Arizona Municipal Water Users Association. Of critical
importance to Lora Lee is to ensure long-term water supplies to the Town
Lora Lee has participated in numerous neighborhood crime prevention
projects, volunteered as a leader for the Girl Scout and Cub Scout
organizations, stayed involved in her local Parent Teacher Organization
meetings and served on several community boards and commissions
including the Prescott Valley Arts and Culture Commission and the
Community Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Lora Lee has been active
in children and victim rights issues for over 20 years.
Lora Lee’s professional experience includes 20 years in administrative
and office management in the behavioral health field. Lora Lee counts as
one of her favorite accomplishments her graduation from the nation’s
first FBI Citizens Academy.
As a long-standing patron of the arts, she has performed at dinner
theaters and is a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church choir. Lora Lee
also enjoys gardening and reading.
Lora Lee would like to continue promoting diversity, within the arts
arena, as well as bring community art to Prescott Valley. Her goals as a
council member are to promote local and quad-city citizen awareness
regarding town-wide issues and increase citizen participation in town
activities and governance.
Lora Lee supports the development of work force housing, sustainable
economic development, managed growth and will remain a fiscal