District 2

City Council District 2

Biography: Councilmember Adam Medrano

Representing District 2, Adam Medrano was elected to the Dallas City Council in June 2013. For more than ten years, Medrano has dedicated his personal and professional time to help the community, especially its youth.

A lifelong resident of District 2, Council Member Medrano attended Dallas Independent School District schools. He attended Sam Houston Elementary School and the former L.L. Hotchkiss Montessori Academy and graduated from Hillcrest High School. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry.

Mr. Medrano has a proven record of achievement and accomplishment on the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees. First elected in 2006, the youngest person ever elected to the Dallas ISD School Board, he brought a fresh prospective to the Dallas School Board. His leadership for reform earned him the respect of his colleagues. In 2007, Mr Medrano was elected to serve as the Board’s First Vice-President in a unanimous vote. He was elected three separate times to serve as President of the School Board. During his tenure as a school board trustee, all of the school in District 8, which he represented, improved to a passing rate.

His position as a Supervisor IV with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department allowed Mr. Medrano to play a significant role in the organization and planning of educational and sports activity programs for the city’s youth.

Council Member Medrano volunteers his time to public service projects and has helped the community through the many organizations in which he serves. He has been a member of the Board of Friends at Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary School and a member of the City of Dallas I. Zaragoza Recreation Center Advisory Council. Mr. Medrano also has served as a volunteer in the Salvation Army Holiday Meal program, area cleanups in East Dallas, City Wide Graffiti Wipe Out, Dallas Summit Youth Volleyball tournaments, and American Red Cross activities. He has been a coach for the Eagles Youth Soccer and the Dallas Medrano Youth Basketball teams.