John Kavanagh

Senator John Kavanagh was elected to the Senate in November 2014. He had served in the House of Representatives since 2007. Senator Kavanagh is Chair of the Government Committee and Vice Chair of the Appropriations and Public Safety Committees. He is also a Member of the State Debt Committee. Senator Kavanagh and his wife, Fountain Hills Mayor Linda Kavanagh, have two sons, Jonathan and Nicholas. Before the Legislature, Kavanagh served 20 years as a police officer with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department.