District 2 Councilmember Wright


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.

He 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. 
  • He was elected to serve District 2 in the November 2016 General Election and began his first elected term in January 2017.
  • Wright was appointed as Vice Mayor by Mayor Tubbs in January 2019.
  • He was elected to serve his second elected term in the March 2020 Primary election, having received the majority of votes within District 2 and began his term in January 2021.

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.


Your Council District
Map of Council District 2
About Council District 2
Council District 2 is located in the North Stockton area. Total Population: 51,470  (Source: 2020 Census).

Community Centers
  • Arnold Rue Community Center - 5758 Lorraine Avenue
Fire Stations
  • Company 11 - 1211 E. Swain Road
Parks/Community Centers
  • Cortez Park - 817 Erie Drive
  • Cruz Park - 110 Segovia Lane
  • Holiday Park - 614 Elaine Drive
  • Panella Park/Arnold Rue Community Center - 5758 Lorraine Avenue
  • Parma Sister City Park - 9127 Chianti Circle
  • Sandman Park - 8801 Don Avenue
  • S.L. Fong Park - 2525 Blossom Circle
  • Unity Park - 5525 Rayanna Drive
  • Weberstown East Park - 4750 Kentfield Road
Councilmember Wright's Boards, Commissions and Committees

Councilmember Wright serves on the following committees, as appointed by the Mayor with Council concurrence:

  • Audit Committee - Vice Chair
  • California State University Stockton Center Site Authority - Member
  • City-County Transit District Liaison - Member
  • City of Stockton and Lodi Unified School District "2x2" Joint Committee - Member
  • City of Stockton and Stockton Unified School District "3x3" Joint Committee - Member
  • Community Improvement and Crime Prevention - Alternate Member
  • East Bay Community Energy Authority, Member
  • League of Cities Legislative Liaison for Senator Eggman
  • Northeastern San Joaquin County Groundwater Banking Authority/Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Banking Authority - Member
  • San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency (SJAFCA) - Chair
  • San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) - Member
  • Tri-Valley - San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority - Member
  • Water Committee - Chair
Office Hours for Councilmember Wright

Councilmember Wright typically holds a Community Office Hour on the second Monday of each month.

Upcoming Office Hour

  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Arnold Rue Community Center, 5758 Lorraine Ave.
  • In-person, one-on-one discussions
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Call for an appointment: (209) 937-8279.
Last Update : 11/30/2023, 12:34:41 PM