Miguel Pulido

Mayor, City of Santa Ana

Miguel Pulido

The City Selection Committee of Orange County elected Mayor Miguel A. Pulido in January 1997 as a city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors.

As a member of the OCTA Board of Directors, Director Pulido serves on the Finance and Transit Committees.

A native of Mexico City, Director Pulido was first elected to public office in 1986 after achieving a personal victory in saving the family business from city redevelopment plans.  He has been a leader on the Council for the past 23 years and serves on a variety of national, state and regional boards.

During his extensive career, Director Pulido has taken a leadership role in promoting public safety, advocating arts and culture, and developing economic development opportunities for the city.  In 2001 he brought the first Mexico Trade Center in the United States to Santa Ana and continues to assist small businesses.  He is also active in clean air initiatives and in promoting alternative energy and serves as the Orange County City’s representative to the AQMD.  He also was recently appointed to chair the Energy Committee of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Community Service

Mayor, City of Santa Ana (1994-Present)
Mayor Pro Tem, City of Santa Ana (1990-1994)
Councilmember, City of Santa Ana (1986-1990)
Southern California Air Quality Management District Board of Governors
Discovery Science Center Board of Directors
Pacific Symphony Board of Directors
UCI Foundation
Bowers Museum President’s Advisory Council
State Teachers Retirement System Board of Directors (past)
Fullerton Community Bank Board of Directors
Great Park Corporation Board of Directors