Mayor Ted Winterer has lived in Santa Monica for nearly 25 years. In that time, Ted has served on a number of local committees to better serve the people of Santa Monica. Before being elected to the City Council in 2012, Ted served as the Vice Chair to the Planning Commission, the President of the Ocean Park Association, an organizer for the Fourth of July parade, a Commissioner of the Recreation and Parks department, as a member of the school district’s economic feasibility committee, a member of the Community for Excellent Public Schools steering committee, and coached and refereed for AYSO soccer.
On the Council, Ted is committed to maintaining the scale and character of the city and to finding ways to solve Santa Monica’s parking and traffic issues. Ted is a strong supporter of locally owned businesses and has worked to assure the continued excellence of the city’s police and fire departments, as well as its public schools and social services. Ted continues to work on reducing homelessness and preserving diversity through tenant protections, neighborhood conservation policies, and new housing for people of all incomes.
Ted is committed to being responsive to all citizens and their needs.
Ted is a graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in English and film studies and works in real estate marketing with Santa Monica-based Maser Condo Sales.