John Hieftje with his head. Photo by Peter Honeyman

The current mayor (2000-) of Ann Arbor. His last name is pronounced "HEEF-t-ya."

Hieftje holds a B.S. Political Science from Eastern Michigan University, Magna Cum Laude, and graduated from Ann Arbor Pioneer High School.

Contact Information

100 N. Fifth Ave. 48104 994-2766


  • Appointed to the Michigan Climate Action Council by Governor Granholm, (2007 present)
  • Board of Directors Huron River Watershed Council, (1998-present, currently an alternate member of the board.)
  • Downtown Development Authority, (2002 – present)
  • Chair of the Board of Directors Recycle Ann Arbor (1989 – 1990)
  • Chair: Urban Core Mayors of Michigan. (2004-05)
  • Member: The Wolfpack of the National Wildlife Federation
  • Board of Directors, Lake Superior Conservancy and Watershed Council, Sault St. Marie, Ontario, 2004 – Present.

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See Also:

City of Ann Arbor: Mayor | Council | City Administrator | Clerk | Elections | Police | Fire | Water | Sewer | Parks | Building | Planning | Zoning | Permits | Streets | Sidewalks | DDA | Historic Districts | FOIA

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