Rod Higgins

City Council
Title: Council Position 1 (Deputy Mayor 2022-23)
Phone: 509-720-5066
Rod Higgins

Term: 2022 to 2025


Career with Spokane Valley

Rod Higgins first joined the City Council on February 5, 2013 when he was appointed to complete a vacated term. In November 2013 he was elected to the Council for a four-year term from 2014 through 2017; and as a result of the November 2017 election, he was re-elected for another four-year term. He was selected by his fellow Councilmembers to serve as Mayor for 2016-2017; and again for 2018-2019.

Professional Career

Higgins's professional career included nearly 40 years in mining and financial services.


Higgins holds a B.S. Degree in Finance from the University of Idaho. 

Other Involvements

In addition to involvement in a number of community and professional organizations, he served as a City of Spokane Valley Planning Commissioner from January 2012 until his appointment to the Council in February 2013. Higgins was re-elected for a four-year term as a result of the November 2021 election. At the January 4, 2022 Council meeting, Higgins was selected by his fellow Councilmembers to serve as Deputy Mayor from 2022 to 2023.


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