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Meet Mayor Maher Maso 

Maher has been a proud citizen of Frisco since moving here in 1992. Maher serves on the Board of Directors and is the Vice President of the retail services firm Maso, Inc, and the investment firm CMTEX Corp.   He also serves on the Board of Directors of the technology company Network Cybernetics Corporation.

Maher, an Orthodox Christian, is committed to making a difference in our community.  He was first elected to public office as a member of Frisco City Council in 2000 and was re-elected in 2002 and 2004. He was the longest serving Mayor Pro Tem in Frisco, appointed by his colleagues five times from 2003 to 2007.

Maher was honored to be chosen as the Frisco Citizen of the Year in 2005.  He was also selected as one of the 21 for 21st Century leaders in 2004, which is given to Collin County leaders who have demonstrated leadership in varied fields in the new millennium.

Maher is the father of three children. 

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Business Management, graduated with honors.

Executive MBA - Graduation in 2008 - University of Texas at Arlington

Texas Municipal League - 500+ hours in Government training including State Certified Public Funds Investment Officer.

Senior Officials Workshop for WMD/Terrorism Incident Preparedness by National Emergency Response & Rescue Training Center & Department of Homeland Security (NERRTC), 2004

FEMA IS-00288 - Emergency Management Training - Role of Voluntary Agencies

Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) 

Boards and Commissions

Frisco City Council

May 2000 - June 2007

Mayor Pro Tem, May 2003 - June 2007 (five consecutive appointments)

Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, 2002 - May 2003

Chair of Budget & Audit sub-committee, 2003 - June 2007

Frisco Tax Increment Finance District Zone Board, 2000 - June 2007 

National Committees

U.S. Conference of Mayors International Affairs Committee
U.S. Conference of Mayors Transportation Commmittee
National League of Cities Community & Economic Development Committee

Board Member

Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition
Metroplex Mayor's Association
North Texas Commission
Regional Transportation Committee (RTC)
Tex-21 statewide public/private transporation partnership 
TIRZ

Mayor Maso's ad hoc committees

2010 Census - Complete Count Committee
Be Fit Frisco health initiative
Community Parade Committee
Frisco Veterans Advisory Committee (FVAC)
Mayor's Youth Council
Memorial Day Committee
Sister Cities

Collin County Community College District Education Foundation

Chair August 2009 - present

Vice-Chair May 2008 - 2009

Executive Committee Member and Secretary May 2007 - July 2008 

Mission Statement sub-committee chair

Audit sub-committee review member

Frisco Public Library Foundation

May 2007 - present 

Texas Municipal League

Texas Municipal retirement System review committee 2009 - 2010

Frisco Square Management District (FSMMD)

May 2008 - present

Board of Directors, May 2000-June 2007 

Frisco Association for the Arts

Advisory Board 2007 - present

President 2005 - 2007

Vice President 2002 - 2005

Board of Directors 2000 - 2007

Member since 2000 

Leadership Frisco

Chairman of the Board June 2003 - 2005

Curriculum Committee Member 1997 - 2005

Facilitator & co-facilitator, Regional Government Day 2003 - 2007 - present

Facilitator, Local Government Day 1999 - 2002

Interview Committee, Class 1 

Frisco ISD

Technology Committee Member 1997 - 2008

Clark Middle School Campus Committee 2006 -May 2007

Curtsinger Campus Committee 1997 

Collin County Council on Volunteerism

Board of Directors 2006 - 2008 

Association of Mayors, Council Members & Commissioners (AMCC)

2006 Nominating Committee 

Relay for Life

Honorary Chair 2006, 2007 

Annual team captain 

Collin County Bond Committee

Facilities committee 2002 - 2003 

Plantation Resort Homeowners Association (PRHA)

President 1993 - 1995 

Misc. Civic and Local Organizations

YMCA Boys Basketball Coach, 2002-2003

YMCA Girls Basketball Coach, 1998-2003

YMCA Girls Basketball Assistant Coach 2006 - present

Frisco Baseball/Softball Association Coach 1997 - 1999

Frisco Baseball/Softball Association, Assistant Coach 2005 - 2006

Frisco Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive co-chair 2007. 

Memberships:

Heritage Association of Frisco

Frisco Association for the Arts

American Planning Association

Plano Symphony Orchestra

Frisco Chamber of Commerce 

Awards and Recognitions

Frisco Citizen of the Year 2005

Voted one of the 21 for the 21st century leaders in Collin County, 2004

Seven-year recipient of recognition for continuing education from the Texas Municipal League with 350+ hours, 2000-2007

Accepted five-year award on behalf of Frisco from TML for five consecutive years of continuing education

Awarded Proclamation of Outstanding Service by Mayors of Allen, Plano & McKinney, 2004

Inside Collin County Business "Portrait of a Leader" Recognition, Inside Collin County Business, 2005

Certificate of appreciation, Stonebriar Village Neighborhood Committee, 2007

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