Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas, Councilmember - Seat One

Phone: 407-539-6250
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Mike is a Florida native, a graduate of the University of Florida, and a resident of Maitland since 2001. After spending more than 30 years as a journalist, he worked in communications for the Orange County Public Schools and then as Chief of Public Policy for Orange County. He now works for the Foundation for Excellence in Education. Thomas lives with his wife, Laurie, and their two children, both of whom are excelling in Maitland’s excellent public schools.


Before joining the City Council, Mike has served on the Maitland Lakes Advisory Board and the Maitland Planning and Zoning Commission.