Mickey Ary has served 35+ years for various not-for-profit and public organizations. Mr. Ary’s career has allowed him the opportunity to conduct humanitarian work in over 30 countries of the world. This has included living and working in the country of Wales to establish sports organizations for youth.
Mr. Ary has served as a City Administrator allowing him the opportunity to oversee the construction of a 12.5-million-dollar waste water treatment plant, reclaim a city reservoir for recreational use, develop sustainable water drainage systems for future growth, and transition city residences from well water to city water. During his tenure as City Administrator, Mr. Ary negotiated the lifting of a Construction Moratorium imposed by the Environment Protection Agency.
Mr. Ary holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and two master’s degrees—notably a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in International Government. Mr. Ary is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha—the National Society for Public Affairs and Administration.
Mr. Ary serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA International of Houston, Texas. This organization serves the refugee community being resettled by the United States Department of State.
Mr. Ary’s wife is an educator in the Alief Independent School District. They have two grown children and one grandchild.