Mayor of San Diego
Todd Gloria is mayor of San Diego, elected in 2020. He has spent his entire professional life in service to the public, beginning his career at the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency. He then went on to serve as district director to United States Congresswoman Susan A. Davis. In 2008, he was elected to the San Diego city council, serving the third district, and in 2012, he was elected city council president. In 2013, he served as interim mayor after the resignation of Bob Filner. In 2016, he was elected to the California State Assembly to represent the 78th Assembly District. He immediately rose to a leadership position in the Assembly, eventually serving as Majority Whip. During his time in the Assembly, he passed legislation on many of the major issues San Diego is working to address, including building more affordable housing, fighting gun violence, combatting climate change, and providing resources for those experiencing homelessness. He is an enrolled member of the Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and a graduate of the University of San Diego.