Mike Donovan

City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 619-889-8771
Mike Donovan Council Member

Primary Contact Address

1825 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118

In 2016, Mike Donovan was elected to a four-year term on the Coronado City Council, and in 2020, Councilmember Donovan was reelected to a second term. In this capacity, Mike serves on the following commissions and committees:


  • Coronado Naval Complexes Coordinating Group, Chair
  • City Audit Committee, member
  • Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Subcommittee, member
  • Coronado Financing Authority for Successor Agency
  • California Cities (formerly League of CA Cities), Coronado representative
  • California Cities Coastal Cities Working Group, member
  • Coronado Cays Home Owners Association, Council representative (quarterly)
  • Coronado Cays Grand Caribe Task Force, Council representative (past assignment)
  • Coronado Chamber of Commerce, Council representative (past assignment)
  • Coronado MainStreet, Council representative
  • Coronado Historical Association, Council representative
  • San Diego Military Advisory Council, member
  • Council Subcommittee to create City Policy for Community Grants, member
  • Council Subcommittee to select municipal golf course food concessionaire, member
  • Council Subcommittee to update City’s Historic Preservation ordinance, member

 In addition, Mike represents the Coronado City Council on the following regional boards, committees, and working groups:

 San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

  • Board of Directors, alternate member
  • Public Safety Committee/South County Subregion, alternate member
  • Shoreline Preservation Working Group, member
  • Bayshore Bikeway Working Group, member
  • Military Working Group, attendee

 Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

  • Board of Directors, member
  • Public Security Committee, member
  • San Diego Regional Airport Authority Advisory Committee, alternate member

Mike is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with BS and MS engineering degrees. He is a retired Navy Captain with 30 years of combined active and reserve naval service. Mike spent more than 30 years working in the corporate world at Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., in positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, marketing, sales, product development, program management, and quality, retiring at a director level.


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