Monica Alonzo

Monica Alonzo
Monica Alonzo
Mayor Pro Tem
Dallas City Council District 6​

Mónica R. Alonzo is the first Hispanic woman elected to represent District 6 on the Dallas City Council since her initial victory in 2011. After winning the 2013 re-election, Ms. Alonzo was unanimously elected by her council colleagues to serve as Deputy Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Dallas. Following her re-election to a third term in 2015, Miss Alonzo was unanimously elected to lead as Mayor Pro Tem.

Since May 2011, Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Alonzo continues to serve as a business and community leader and is known and respected for her tenacity, tireless effort, and professional zeal on behalf of others.

As an elected public servant, Ms. Alonzo brought her ability to get things done to the Council seat to which she was elected and continues her active advocacy at Dallas City Hall for all Dallas’ residents. Ms. Alonzo knows and respects the diversity of the neighborhoods and communities in Dallas, especially those in District 6.

Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Alonzo has served as an active member on various City of Dallas Council Committees such as Economic Development; Budget, Finance and Audit; Quality of Life and Government Services; Ad Hoc DART Board Appointment Committee; Arts, Culture and Libraries – Vice Chair; Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee; Ad-Hoc Judicial Nominations; Housing Committee; 2013-15 Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau Board – Vice Chair; Mayor and City Council’s Liaison for Senior Affairs issues; Member, City Manager’s Search Committee; and City Liaison to Affordable Healthcare Act Outreach.

In her three terms in office, Councilwoman Alonzo achieved solid accomplishments including sponsoring and supporting responsible zoning ordinances for District 6 and the city, along with introducing a communications system for District 6 that encourages citizen involvement and engagement.