District 2 Vice Mayor Wright


Councilmember Dan WrightBiography

Dan Wright has been a resident of Stockton since 1993 and Council District 2 since 1999. Prior to moving to Stockton, he lived and worked in southern California, Texas, Central America, and Wisconsin. Wright and his wife, Grace, have been married for over 30 years and have two children.

Vice Mayor Wright holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Master of Arts from California State University, Los Angeles.

In addition, he completed an administrative credential and doctoral coursework at the University of the Pacific.


Wright was also the Acting Superintendent for Stockton Unified School District and served as the Assistant Superintendent and Director. He has been a member of the steering committee for the Read to Me, Stockton early literacy initiative since it began in 2011.   


  • Wright was appointed to the City Council in January 2015 to complete the term vacated by Council Member Kathy Miller, who was elected to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. 
  • Wright was named Vice Mayor in January 2019.


Wright’s priorities for his term on the Council are to:

  • Ensure financial stability following the approval of the City’s bankruptcy exit plan,
  • Increase public safety,
  • Increase Stockton’s workforce development and employment opportunities, and
  • Support early literacy programs and preschool opportunities for children.


Office Hours

Vice Mayor Wright typically holds his monthly Community Office Hour the second Monday of every month from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. except on holidays.

  • Upcoming Office Hour - by telephone
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
  • 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.
  • Contact Florence Low for an appointment at (209) 937-8279.


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Contact Information

Vice Mayor Dan Wright

425 N. El Dorado Street

Stockton, CA 95202

(209) 937-8244




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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 10/30/2020