Gleam Davis has been on the Santa Monica City Council since February 2009 but she has been active in progressive causes for over three decades. Before she moved to Santa Monica in 1986, Gleam graduated from Harvard Law School and served in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice.
Since joining the City Council, Gleam has worked to bring light rail to Santa Monica and has fought for mobility infrastructure throughout the city. She has championed housing, sustainability, workers’ rights, and establishing Santa Monica as a City of Wellbeing. She is married and has one son who attends the United States Military Academy at West Point.