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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 Townsend Tarapani - Vice Mayor Tarapani was elected to a three year term on March 8, 2011 and was re-elected to a second three year term in March 2014. Vice Mayor Tarapani attended Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business and Economics. He is a Licensed Realtor in the State of Florida and is the co-owner and manager of Tarapani’s Department Store and the Manager of Circle “U” Properties, T & T Properties, a Century Pioneer Family Farm.  Prior to being elected City Commissioner, Mr. Tarapani served as  Chairman of the City’s Budget Advisory Committee.  Vice Mayor Tarapani is a member of the Florida Trust  for Historic Preservation; St. Nicholas  Greek Orthodox Church; Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society; Florida Cracker Cattle Association;  Tarpon Springs Elks Club and Tarpon Springs  Yacht Club. His is a volunteer for the American Legion Post 4 in Tarpon Springs.  Email ttarapani@ctsfl.us  Commissioner 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 currently pursuing his Master of  Science in Accountancy from the University of Phoenix.  David is the Managing Partner at Banther Consulting Corporation, and is a member of 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, a board member of the Rotary Youth Trust Fund, a member of the Leadership Pinellas Class of 2015, an active member of St.  Ignatius Catholic Church, and a volunteer with the County for 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 sslattery@ctsfl.us 
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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 Townsend Tarapani - Vice Mayor Tarapani was  elected to a three year term on March 8, 2011 and  was re-elected to a second three year term in March  2014. Vice Mayor Tarapani attended Auburn  University where he earned a Bachelor of Science  degree in Agricultural Business and Economics. He is  a Licensed Realtor in the State of Florida and is the  co-owner and manager of Tarapani’s Department  Store and the Manager of Circle “U” Properties, T &  T Properties, a Century Pioneer Family Farm.  Prior  to being elected City Commissioner, Mr. Tarapani  served as Chairman of the City’s Budget Advisory  Committee.  Vice Mayor Tarapani is a member of the  Florida Trust  for Historic Preservation; St. Nicholas  Greek Orthodox Church; Tarpon Springs Area  Historical Society; Florida Cracker Cattle  Association;  Tarpon Springs Elks Club and Tarpon  Springs Yacht Club. His is a volunteer for the  American Legion Post 4 in Tarpon Springs.  Email  ttarapani@ctsfl.us  Commissioner 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 currently pursuing his Master of Science in  Accountancy from the University of Phoenix.  David  is the Managing Partner at Banther Consulting  Corporation, and is a member of 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, a board  member of the Rotary Youth Trust Fund, a member  of the Leadership Pinellas Class of 2015, an active  member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, and a  volunteer with the County for 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 sslattery@ctsfl.us 
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