PHOENIX - A longtime Valley leader has decided to retire from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
Max Wilson who has served 11 years on the board has decided to retire because of health reasons.
"Based on the advice of my doctors, it's in the best interest of everyone that I reprioritize, spend more time with my family and concentrate on my health," Wilson said in a press release.
Wilson was first appointed to the Board of Supervisors in February 2002. He served as chairman of the board in 2005, 2009, and 2012.
Wilson first came to Arizona in 1959 when he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served until 1963.
WIlson's last day will be Monday, March 11.