Councilmember, Cassie Hansen

Councilmember Cassie Hansen has called Fountain Hills home since 1989. She became the first town employee as Town Clerk for 13 years. Her areas of responsibility included human resources, facilities, finance, IT and administrative support. Councilmember Hansen was the liaison with many community groups including the design and construction of the library/museum and community center and the re-location of the Senior Center to Building C of the old Town Hall complex.

Councilmember Hansen has been an ongoing participant in the community and has participated in the following:

  • Civic Association
  • Community Chorus
  • Arts Council and Public Art Committee
  • Fountain Hills Community Theater
  • Chamber Players
  • Sunridge Foundation
  • Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce (1998 Business Person of the Year)
  • Fountain Lake Republican Women’s Club
  • Fountain Hills Republican Club
  • Library Association
  • Historical Society (2004 First Hall of Fame)
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Cattleguard
  • PTO
  • Mentor/director of various third grade musical programs

Councilmember Hansen is originally from Illinois but moved to Arizona in 1977. She received her BA in Sociology from Luther College. After returning to Arizona, she met her husband, Bruce. Together they began a telecommunications business in 1983. Her husband is a long time member of the FH Sanitary District and was actively involved in solving the town’s effluent problem.