Michael Blake was elected to City Council as a Councilman in 1998 and served through 2001. In 2004 he was elected as Mayor and served two terms until 2012. In 2014 he was elected as Councilman for District 1 and served until June 2016. He was recently elected as Mayor in the November, 2020 general election and will serve until 2024.
Michael Blake has served as a member of the Cocoa CRA, as liaison to the Cocoa Housing Authority, Weed and Seed, and Save our Neighborhood organizations. He has also served on various other boards, committees, and task forces for the City of Cocoa. He was a prior President of the Space Coast League of Cities, and is a current member of the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust Board and served two years on the Florida League of Cities Mayoral Board.
He retired from teaching at Cocoa High School in early 2022 and has been a resident of Cocoa his entire life.