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:
Arts Council and Public Art Committee
Fountain Hills Community Theater
Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce (1998 Business Person of the Year)
Fountain Lake Republican Women’s Club
Fountain Hills Republican Club
Historical Society (2004 First Hall of Fame)
Boys & Girls Club
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.