Councilmember, Nick DePorter

Councilmember Nick DePorter’s professional experience includes community relations, business development, strategic planning, and higher education leadership. Nick is the Senior U.S. Public Policy and Government Affairs Manager at LinkedIn. He is responsible for partnering with government officials, business leaders, education providers, and other community stakeholders to create economic opportunity for every member of the workforce.

Councilmember DePorter currently represents the Town of Fountain Hills as a Regional Council Member for the Maricopa Association of Governments in addition to serving on the Chicanos Por La Causa – Integrated Health & Human Services Board, the City of Phoenix Business and Workforce Development Board, the Maricopa County Workforce Development Board, and the Arizona State University - Career and Professional Development Services Board. Nick previously served on the Fountain Hills Strategic Planning Advisory Commission for three years, holding the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair. He also served as a Board Member for the Fountain Hills Cultural and Civic Association for two years. 

Councilmember DePorter has enjoyed living in Arizona for 22 years and moved to Fountain Hills in 2010. He was born in Long Beach, California and primarily raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nick holds a BA in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Arizona State University. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife Adrienne and children, Jack and Abbie. Nick is proud that his family, parents, and in-laws all call Fountain Hills home.