Cliff Merz

  • Commissioner, City of Safety Harbor, Florida
  • Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) Board Member
  • Florida League of Cities Energy and Water Quality Policy Committee Member and Suncoast League of Cities Representative
  • Faculty Research Engineer at USF’s College of Marine Science
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • President-Elect of the USF Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors
  • B.S. Ocean Engineering, Florida Atlantic University
  • M.S Civil/Water Resource Engineering, Florida Atlantic University
  • Ph.D. Engineering Science/Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida
  • Institute for Elected Municipal Officials (IEMO), Florida League of Cities and the John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government
  • Resident of Safety Harbor since 1998
  • Cliff and his wife Michelle of 32 years are the proud parents of 5 children
Hobbies & Interests
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Strengthening community development through closer connections between local business and surrounding school and educational training programs
  • Countryside High School ISTEM/CCT Advisory Board Member
  • FireOps 101