Leah McGrath was appointed Fishers first deputy mayor in July 2015. As Deputy Mayor of Community Development, McGrath focuses on community building and planning efforts that engage the city’s residents in key initiatives, such as Fishers 2040 plan. She works daily with city staff, as well as many of the city’s community-led groups, including the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability, Fishers Arts & Culture Initiative, Planning Committees and Parks & Recreation.
Prior to joining the City of Fishers, McGrath worked as Government Affairs Director for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, serving as a public policy liaison and advocate for municipal issues at the State of Indiana and Indiana General Assembly. She resides in Fishers with her husband, Brian, and their three sons Patrick, Nate & Ethan.