Mayor Pro Tem, Councilwoman
City of Prescott
Dr. Billie Orr has been an advocate for public education for decades. She was active for over twenty-five years in Arizona, ultimately becoming Arizona’s Associate Superintendent of Public Instruction. Beginning in 2000, Dr. Orr worked with President George W. Bush’s administration, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Department of Education promoting accountability, high standards and public school choice. She also worked at Continental Bank for five years and was Vice President of Human Resources.
Dr. Orr was elected to the Prescott City Council in 2015. She has served as Mayor Pro Tem since November 2017. She is active in her church, a member of Frontier Rotary in Prescott, serves on the boards of Arizona Town Hall, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Western Heritage Foundation, RWOP, and Women of Influence for the Next Generation (WINGS). Billie is a Big Sister to her Little, Mariah. She and her husband Bob Orr have been married for 47 years and have a son, daughter-in-law, and three grand-daughters in Austin, Texas, where their son works with the Army Applications Lab.