Kell PaLguta, Prescott Valley Mayor
Mayor Kell Palguta was elected Mayor of Prescott Valley in 2018 after retiring as a Prescott Valley police officer. He was re-elected Mayor in 2022.
While working as a police officer, Kell obtained his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northern Arizona University and master’s degree in criminal Justice Administration from New Mexico State University.
As a first-generation college graduate in his family, Kell understands the importance of good education and recognizes that education is a valuable asset to any community.
Since being elected in 2018, Kell served on the League of Arizona Cities and Towns Resolution Committee, as the Chairman of the Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization for two years and continues to represent Prescott Valley as a member.
In 2019, he became a Flinn Brown Fellow after completing the state fellowship and civic leadership program. Kell currently sits on the Executive Board as the Treasurer to the Boys and Girls Club of Central Arizona.
He is married to Aubrey and is the father to 7-year-old twins, Memphis and Emma Jo and a 13-year-old, Lincoln.
Kell says he strives to make certain that Prescott Valley is a place where one can be born, grow up, graduate school, get married, raise a family and retire.
Town of Prescott Valley
7501 E. Skoog Blvd.
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314