Michael R. Andazola, Sr. was born in Morenci, Arizona. He was raised in Clifton and graduated in 1992 from Clifton High School and then attended Eastern Arizona College where he graduated with A.A. S. Administration of Justice Degree. He is a strong business development professional with an Associates focused in Legal Assistant/Paralegal from Brighton College.
Michael is an experienced city council member with a demonstrated history of working in government administration industry. He is an active member of several clubs and organizations in this community where he is an active member of St. Rose of Lima Parish and a current Republican Precinct Committeemen. He has served as 2nd and 3rd Vice Chairman of Republican Executive Committee. As a Lions Club Member he has served as chairman for the Gila Valley 4th of July Parade, Cinco de Mayo, and serves as chairman of the Eastern Arizona Hispanic Heritage Corporation. Michael is also Commander of Son of American Legion for Lopez/Hernandez Post No. 95, Solomon, Arizona and an active Auxiliary Member of VFW Post 10385, Thatcher, Arizona.
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” - Winston Churchill