Milton "Chip" Block was appointed as Mayor on June 20, 2023.
“Chip” Block is a retired media executive and entrepreneur residing in Jupiter, Florida.
He is active in local affairs. He serves as President of the Jupiter Inlet Colony Property Owners Assn. and is a member of the Scripps Florida Council.
Mr. Block began his career at Time, Inc. in 1971. He entered publishing after serving as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1968-1971. Block has written extensively on publishing and media trends throughout his career.
He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1967. He was elected president of the student government during his junior year.
- 1973 Co-founder, American Family Publishers
- 1975 Executive vice-president, Downe Publishing
- 1977 Co-founder, Games Magazine
- 1980-1990 Media consultant for many companies, including Time Warner, 3M, Newscorp, US News, and The Washington Post Company
- 1991 Co-founder, Applied Interactive Media
- 1998 President, consumer marketing and General Manager, The Petersen Company
- 1999 Co-founder, USAPubs, Inc.
- 1999 Elected to the DMA Circulation Hall of Fame
American Family Publishers
Vietnam Veterans of America
Rolling Stone Magazine
Graphic Computer Assn.
Petersen Publishing, Inc.
Ziff Davis Media
Hudson News Company
Chip lives with his wife, Leanna, and two Labradors in Jupiter, Florida. They also have a home in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Among his hobbies are tracking economic trends; history; golf, and walking on the beach with a good cigar. He can be reached at 917-923-0056.