Michael Healy for Seekonk Selectman BIO
February 25, 2021
Mike Healy’s candidacy for the Board of Selectman comes with being rooted in the Seekonk community. Mike has been a lifelong resident of Seekonk for over 50 years growing up in a family who were also part of a fabric that gave back to the community.
Mike’s father James Healy served the Seekonk Police department for 32 years, and his mother Audrey Healy served Seekonk working in the Town Hall at the Tax Collectors office. With Mike’s service to the community in the fire department retiring as chief, his family has over 70 plus years of public service to the Citizens of Seekonk.
Michael Healy grew up in the Seekonk public school system graduating high school in 1984. After graduation, he attended Bristol Community college to study Criminal Justice. Drawn to the Fire Service as a call firefighter in 1985, Mike became full time in 1987 appointed to the position of Full-time firefighter.
Over the next 35 years, Michael Healy served the Seekonk Fire Department as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain and finally as Fire Chief. Mike retired in April 2019, but quickly returned as Interim Chief to assist the town while conducting a search for a new Fire Chief. That ended in August 2020. However, during that time, Mike was also a member of the COVID-19 task force doing his part to make this community safe. In recognition, Board of Selectmen last year presented a “key to the town” to Mike upon conclusion as being Interim Chief.
Mike now lives in the north end after growing up in the south end of town. Mike is divorced, and a father of two wonderful children Michaela and Parker. Mike is extremely proud of the service he and his family have given to Seekonk. He has seen many changes to the town over his life here in Seekonk. Experiencing good and some very difficult times in the town.
Michael Healy’s family values, work history and commitment to serve the community have built a foundation that will support Mike with his newest challenge as your next member of the Seekonk Board of Selectmen.
Mike’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/michael.healy.507027
Mike’s email: email@example.com