Leroy Mills, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret. - Mayor

Leroy Mills Mayor Since December 2013
Term Expires: November 2014

5275 Orange Avenue
P. O. Box 609
Cypress, CA 90630

Telephone: (714) 229-6699
Fax: (714) 229-6682
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Mayor Leroy Mills is serving his second term on the Cypress City Council. He served as Mayor in 2010-11.

Mayor Mills holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in the Arts, Sciences, and Literature from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He attended graduate school at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, followed by one year of executive training at Eastman Kodak. Mayor Mills served 20 years of active duty in the Air Force, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1984. He further served our Nation another 20 years in the Department of Defense with employment at TRW, Martin Marietta, and his final 10 years as an Independent Contractor/Consultant. Mayor Mills has served as a Church Board Chairman, and Bible Study host/leader. He is a member of the Cypress Chamber of Commerce, a former Cable Commissioner, and a graduate of the Cypress Citizens Police Academy.

Mayor Mills is currently representing the City of Cypress on the following boards and committees:

  • Association of California Cities – Orange County City Selection Committee – Representative
  • Joint Communications Center Executive Board – Alternate
  • League of California Cities Orange County Division – Representative
  • League of California Cities Legislative Delegate Program – Representative
  • Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) District #18 Director
  • Orange County Council of Governments-General Assembly – Representative
  • Santa Ana River Flood Protection Agency – Alternate
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Regional Council
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Transportation Committee
  • Southern California Association of Governments - General Assembly Delegates - Representative
  • Joint Forces Training Base Cities Group
  • Veterans Recognition Subcommittee

Mayor Mills and his wife, Mary Ann Worthington Mills, have resided in Cypress since 1976. They are the proud parents of two children, Kevin and Meredith, and proud grandparents of four grandsons and two granddaughters.

2014 State of the City Address Delivered by Mayor Leroy Mills, January 22, 2014