Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

ex Officio

Ron Nirenberg was elected mayor of San Antonio in June 2017. Prior to his election, he served San Antonio’s District 8 on City Council from 2013 to 2017. During his tenure on council, Nirenberg focused on solutions to San Antonio’s deepest challenges, including improving transportation infrastructure, ensuring the city’s sustainability through environmental and economic initiatives, embracing new technology, closing the workforce skills gap and creating jobs.

As comprehensive planning committee chairman, he played an instrumental role in guiding the development of the SA Tomorrow plan, a citizen-driven blueprint for the city’s future. The plan will help city leaders prepare for significant population growth. He also chaired several critical committees that work to build a resilient city on the national and local levels.

Experienced in business and policy, Nirenberg is a former program director for the Annenberg Public Policy Center, where he developed and directed award-winning civic engagement programs in cities across the U.S., including San Antonio. He is also the former general manager of Trinity University’s KRTU-FM and the founder of two small businesses.

A graduate of Trinity University (B.A.) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A.), Nirenberg and his wife Erika Prosper are the proud parents of a son, Jonah.


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