Deputy Mayor Lisa Diaz Nash

District 1
First Term: 
Expires 12/2026
Took Office: 12/05/2022
Served as Deputy Mayor: 2023
Phone: (650) 522-7522 ext. 6265

Deputy Mayor Lisa Diaz Nash has made her home in San Mateo County for 30 years and in San Mateo for nearly 10 years. She was elected to serve on San Mateo’s City Council in November 2022. Lisa previously served on the Boards of the San Mateo Public Library, Neighborhood Watch and HIP Housing; the Measure S Oversight Committee; her neighborhood’s representative to the San Mateo United Homeowners Association (SMUHA); and as a Samaritan House Board Advisor. She currently serves on the boards of the Baywood Neighborhood Association and Rotary Haciendas LLC (low-income senior housing).

Professionally, Lisa’s career as a senior consumer marketer, CEO of an international water and sanitation nonprofit and owner of her own marketing consultancy give her experience and skills to better serve her community. Lisa has been recognized as a Silicon Valley 100 Women of Influence, holds a Harvard Executive MBA and a BA with Honors from Swarthmore College. Lisa and her husband have two wonderful grown daughters.

Lisa Diaz Nash

External Agencies Board Appointments

  • San Mateo County Council of Cities

Internal Committee Appointments

  • City Council Audit & Budget Committee 
  • City Council Legislative Committee 
  • Council of Cities - City Selection Committee 
  • General Plan Subcommittee

External Liaison

  • San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA)

Internal Liaison Roles 

  • Civic Arts Committee (CAC)
  • Library Board
  • Senior Citizens Commission