Councilmember David Luna
The first Hispanic to serve on the Mesa City Council, David Luna was appointed to fill the vacant District 5 seat in September of 2013 before winning election for a full term in August of 2014. He was named the Vice Mayor on January 23, 2017 and served in that role until January 28, 2019. Luna was re-elected to a second term representing District 5 in August of 2018. His second term on the Mesa City Council runs until January of 2023.
Councilmember Luna is an active member of numerous boards and committees not only locally, but nationwide. He has been an active member of the National League of Cities since taking office. He currently serves on the NLC Board of Directors, is President of the NLC Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) Board of Directors and is a member of the NLC Membership Committee. He spent four terms on the NLC Information Technology and Communication Committee, including serving as chair and vice chair, and served one term as a member of the NLC Executive Committee. Nationally, he is also a board member of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Locally, Luna is chair of the Mesa Community College at Red Mountain Community Advisory Committee, chair of the Maricopa Association of Government Economic Development Committee and was past chair of the City of Mesa Human Relations Advisory Board.