Mayor Phil Goode



  • Mayor
  • 201 S Cortez St

  • 928-777-1248

Phil Goode was born and raised In Sacramento, California. After graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in May 1970 and served a full combat tour with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal (for over 50 combat assaults), Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/two bronze stars and several others. 

After leaving active duty and serving five additional years of reserve duty with the Army he received his honorable discharge in 1977. During this time he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from California State University, Sacramento graduating Magna Cum Laude. He had a 35-year career in the healthcare industry reaching Vice President positions with Medline Industries and Careview Communications and also held management positions with Medivac Industries, Kinetic Concepts Inc. and Applied Medical.

Phil is a 31-year member of the American Legion (Post 6, Prescott) and life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (Post 541, Prescott) serving in leadership position with both posts. He was the Co-Chairman of the Veterans Memorial Plaque Committee which in June 2016 rededicated a bronze memorial on the Yavapai County courthouse grounds to the fallen Yavapai County veterans that lost their lives serving the United States in all of the nation’s wars since WWI.

He was elected to the board of directors of the Central Yavapai Hospital District in 2016 protecting the taxpayer’s assets for Yavapai Regional Medical Center and its ancillary facilities. He served as a Commissioner on the City of Prescott’s Planning and Zoning Commission and was the Co-Chairman of Mayor Oberg’s Ad Hoc Committee on Sober Living Rehab Homes.

Phil serves on the board of directors of the Yavapai Republican Men’s Forum and was a past Vice Chairman of the Yavapai County Republican Committee. He is also a member of the Citizens Tax Committee which is the taxpayer’s watchdog in Yavapai County where he served as the Chairman of the Public Policy Committee for several years. Phil is a member of Prescott’s Sunup Rotary Club. A big supporter of improving education, he’s served on the Yavapai County Teacher of the Year panel and as a member of the Prescott BASIS School Advisory Council. Very interested in water resource management, he is a member of the Public Policy committee for the Citizens Water Advocacy Group.

An avid golfer, he was the champion of the 1996 Ralph’s Senior PGA Pro-Am Classic Tournament. Phil also appeared on the TV game show Jeopardy and was a four-time champion on the TV game show Tic-Tac-Dough in the 80s. Phil is married to his wife Toby and has four adult children.