The Utilities Board of the City of Gulf Shores (Gulf Shores Utilities) is a municipal corporation governed by a Board of Directors. The Board Members are appointed by Gulf Shores City Council for a six year term and serve without pay. Once appointed by City Council, a board member may not be removed by the City Council.

The Utilities Board is empowered to set usage rates, policies and procedures by which Gulf Shores Utilities operates. Gulf Shores Utilities’ sole source of revenue is from the operation of water and sewer utilities. No funding is provided by the City, County, State or Federal Government. Likewise, Gulf Shores Utilities is solely responsible for its debt, capital expenditures and operational expenses.

Michael Diehl, Chairman
Term: 06/05/13 – 06/05/19
S.V.P. Financial Institution

John W. McCormick, Vice-Chairman
Term: 4/1/2017– 4/1/2023
Retired

Tom Giles, Treasurer
Term: 06/05/15 – 06/05/21
Retired

Billy Adcock, Secretary
Term: 10/1/2015 – 10/01/21
Retired

Philip Harris, Member
Term: 06/05/11 – 06/05/17
Developer

Greg Kennedy, Member
Term: 10/01/11 – 10/01/17
Developer

Robert Craft, Member
Term: 11/28/16 – 4/1/2021
Mayor