Mayor Mickey Haddock

Mickey was elected Mayor of the City of Florence, Alabama, in August of 2012. He started his four‐year term on November 5, 2012. His political career began when he was elected Lauderdale County License Commissioner in 1992. He was reelected Commissioner in 1998, 2004 and 2010. He previously was employed as a Firefighter in the Florence Fire Department and retired from the Alabama National Guard after 34 years of service.

His community involvement includes serving as President of the Wilson Dam Little League, Safeplace Board Member, American Heart Association Board Member, Downtown Kiwanis Club President, United Way Trustee, NCAA Division II Championship Committee, American Legion member, and Fellowship Christian Athletes Board Chairman.

During his career he officiated for five sports on the collegiate level -- football, basketball, baseball, softball, and volleyball. He was also President of the High School Football, Baseball and Basketball Local Associations and President of the SEC Football Officials Association. He retired in 2010 from the SEC Football Official Full Crew where he served as SEC Crew Chief in 2004 and 2005.

His professional activities include being a member of the Alabama Tax Administrators Association, serving as President in 2001‐2002. He was also a Continuing Education Instructor for the Alabama Department of Revenue on Taxation.

Mickey is married to the former Linda Salyer and they have two married sons and three grandchildren. They are members of Cross Point Church where he serves as a Deacon.