Ducey appoints Scott LeMarr to Industrial Commission of Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey has appointed Scott LeMarr, a former Paradise Valley mayor and commercial stone company founder and president, to the Industrial Commission of Arizona.

Scott LeMarr

Scott LeMarr

Mayor LeMarr, who served as mayor of the Town of Paradise Valley until the end of 2014, will serve as commissioner of the agency that administers and enforces state laws relating to the protection of life, health, safety and welfare of Arizona’s employees, according to a Dec. 4 press release.

Mayor LeMarr had extensive experience with such issues as founder and president of Palo Cristi Stone Company, which he sold in 2009. Palo Cristi Stone Company, one of the premier residential and commercial stone companies in the southwest, has provided stone for such noteworthy projects as Anthem, DC Ranch, the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain, Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.

Mayor LeMarr has served on the board of directors for the Small Business Advisory Board of the Department of Labor’s OSHA Task Force, and on the board of directors for Biltmore National Bank, which is now Johnson Bank. He is a member of the board of directors for the Bank of Arizona and a member of the Arizona Masonry Guild.

Appointed as mayor of Paradise Valley in 2010, Mayor LeMarr oversaw the town’s recovery from the economic downturn as it worked to improve public safety, address key capital improvement needs and support key economic development efforts. He became Paradise Valley’s first publicly elected Mayor in 2012.

Mayor LeMarr served on the Paradise Valley Town Council, as a member and chairman of the Paradise Valley Planning Commission, the Town of Paradise Valley General Plan Advisory Board and the town’s Board of Adjustment.

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