Date elected or appointed: Elected November 2020 to represent City Council District 3. Currently serving as Mayor.
Current Term: December 2020 to December 2024.
Represents the City on the Following Boards:
- Sacramento Area Council of Governments
- City Council Quality of Life 2x2 Committee
Mayor Tim Schaefer was born in Santa Cruz, California and has four siblings. His family moved to Portland, Oregon for a few years before returning to Santa Cruz where he completed high school and enlisted in the US Army serving as a Military Policeman in West Germany. Tim moved his young family to Citrus Heights in 1989. Tim is a manufacturing professional focused on metalworking and machining.
In 2009, Tim attended and graduated from the Citrus Heights Police Department, Citizens Police Academy. In 2012 he was elected Park Oaks Neighborhood Area Vice President/ President Elect serving two years. In 2014, Tim was elected and served as Vice President of Citrus Heights Residents Empowerment Association. In 2017, Tim was appointed to the Citrus Heights Planning Commission. Tim was elected to the Citrus Heights City Council in November of 2020 and currently serves as Vice Mayor. Tim is married with four grown children and four grandchildren.
Tim enjoys boating activities with family and travel with his wife Kristie.