Trustee Martina Mahaffey
Trustee Martina Mahaffey is currently the senior board member of the Board of Trustees, having served since 2007. She was raised in the Village of Phoenix to long time community serving parents. Her father, Mr. Aubrey Lane Sr. was also a village trustee and a member of the Phoenix Police Department. Her mother, Mrs. Johnnie Lane is the longest serving village official in the history of the Village of Phoenix. She served as village clerk for over 40 years, having retired in 2020.
Martina is currently the chairperson of Public Safety, working with the Police and Fire Departments. The departments have seen many changes over the years. Presently, Chief Kevin Betton, Phoenix Fire Department and Chief Roy Wells Sr., Phoenix Police Department are working diligently to ensure our village and its citizens remain a safe haven for all.
Trustee Mahaffey is also currently serving as a Trustee at Daniel Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Phoenix. She is the current president of the Phoenix Public Library Board of Trustees, the Barack Obama Learning Center and Phoenix Public Library, which will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year!
As a senior trustee, Trustee Mahaffey is looking forward to continuing the work of putting the residents of Phoenix first.