Vice-Mayor Fred Carpenter
Born – Seattle, WA, 1946
Education – Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Masters of Public Administration, both from ASU.
Married, 2 children, 3 grandchildren
34 years in local government administration, including stints as town manager of Prescott Valley, Buckeye, Wickenburg, and Payson, Arizona.
Retired in 2008, elected to Payson town council in 2010 and re-elected in 2014; currently serving on behalf of Payson as board member of Arizona Municipal Risk Retention Pool.
Member Payson Rotary Club, distribution chairman for Payson Area Food Drive, volunteer DJ and MC for numerous annual events such as Taste of Rim Country, 4th of July, Fishing Festival, Eggstravaganza, Public Safety awards banquet and Chili Cook Off. Substitute Teacher for Payson Unified School District. Host of weekly radio program Rock and Roll Rarities on KRIM.