Meet Your Neighbor: Parks & Recreation Commissioner Michael Auerbach

Michael Auerbach (submitted photo)

Name: Michael Auerbach

Where I live: Scottsdale

When & why I moved here: 2009 and after several visits, I decided to move my business to Scottsdale.

What I like most about living here: The cosmopolitan vibe. The entertainment, the Preserve, signature events and the wonderful parks.

Activities I enjoy: Hiking, dining out, golf.

Clubs/organizations I’m involved in: Parks & Recreation Commissioner. Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce. Legislative District-23.

My favorite charity or volunteer activity and why it deserves support from others? Strike Out Child Abuse. Children are the future.

My No. 1 suggestion to new residents looking for ways to get involved in their community: NextDoor Neighbor.

What one thing would you like to see changed in Scottsdale? Better cooperation among residents of the three distinct parts of the city.

My family: Single.

What I do: Small business owner.

People who are an inspiration to me: Abraham Lincoln. Antonin Scalia. Bill Wilson. Dale Carnegie.

My advice to today’s youth: To thy own self be true.

To volunteer in the city of Scottsdale visit

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