Front Range

Meet The Mayors

We know who’s captaining Denver and Aurora, but who’s running the next biggest cities in the metro area?

January 2012

Lakewood 

Mayor: Bob Murphy, 60

Elected: 2007; re-elected 2011

Constituents: 142,980

Bio: Originally moved to Colorado to be a ski bum for four months—and never left.

Thornton

Mayor: Heidi Williams, 40

Elected: 2011

Constituents: 118,772

True Calling: Has played the piano since she was six.

Arvada 

Mayor: Marc Williams, 55

Elected: 2011

Constituents: 106,433

Trivia: Was a member of the first graduating class (’74) of Littleton’s Heritage High School.

Westminster 

Mayor: Nancy McNally, 60

Elected: 2005; re-elected 2009

Constituents: 106,114

Hobby: Teaches knitting and crocheting out of her home.

Centennial 

Mayor: Cathy Noon, 53

Elected: 2009

Constituents: 100,377

Fun Fact: She’s the second-ever mayor of the city, which was incorporated in 2001.