James Mejia

  • Speaker
  • 2010

James Mejía is a Denver politician and candidate in the City's 2011 Mayoral Election. Mejía announced his candidacy to become the mayor of Denver in June 2010, succeeding Governor John Hickenlooper.

Mejía worked in the cabinet of Mayor Wellington Webb as Manager of Denver’s Department of Parks and Recreation, served as the Founding Chief Executive Officer for the Denver Preschool Program. Mejía is a Denver native, currently residing in the West Wash Park Neighborhood with his wife and three children.