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City Mayor Mark S. Nexsen


Married 35 years to Eileen. One son, Jonathan, who lives in Roseville, California. Jonathan is also a certified public accountant. Eileen and Mark enjoy playing golf with friends and spending time with their three dogs.

Professional Licenses and Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant since 1978
  • Currently holds an active license as a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona
  • Member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and National Association of Tax Professionals.


Honors graduate of San Diego State University with a B.S. degree in accounting - 1976.

Professional Experience

  • 1976-1997 - Ernst & Young LLP - last 11 years as a partner
  • Traveled extensively throughout the Far and Middle East
  • Practicing CPA in Lake Havasu City since 1998

Volunteer Activities

  • Chairman, Clean Colorado River Sustainability Coalition
  • Chairman, Greater Arizona Mayors Association
  • Chairman, Tri-City Council
  • Executive Committee Member of the League of Arizona Cities & Towns
  • Treasurer – Arizona Town Hall
  • Current Trustee for the Lake Havasu Unified School District #1 Employee Benefit Trust
  • Appointed by Governor Brewer to Arizona Municipal Tax Code Commission in 2011
  • and by former Governor Napolitano in 2008
  • 2008 Public Service Award Recipient from Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Honorary Marine Corp League Member
  • Honorary Rotary Member
  • Ex-Officio Board Member of Havasu Foundation for Higher Education
  • Awarded 2006 Lake Havasu City Volunteer of the Year
  • Awarded 2005 Lake Havasu City Community Booster of the Year
  • Past Chairman - Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Chairman – Partnership for Economic Development
  • Leader for the Foundation for the Future (Airport Business Park)
  • Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4299
  • Member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks #2399
Police Department City Mayor Mark S. Nexsen
Lake Havasu City Municipal Offices
2330 McCulloch Blvd. North, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403
Phone: (928) 453-4152
Fax: (928) 680-4892