City Council Elects Vice-Mayor Nick Schultz as Burbank’s New Mayor
Burbank, CA (December 18, 2023) – As Burbank's Mayor Konstantine Anthony completed his term today, the City Council Members unanimously elected their colleague Nick Schultz as the new Mayor of Burbank during the annual reorganization meeting on December 18, 2023. Council also unanimously elected Councilmember Nikki Perez to serve as Vice Mayor.
Elected to the Council in 2020, Mayor Schultz was the first person in his working-class family to graduate from college. He graduated from the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon earning a Bachelor of Arts with majors in both History and Political Science. He then enrolled at the University of Oregon School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate degree.
Mayor Schultz has spent his entire professional career in public service. He currently serves as a Deputy Attorney General with the Special Prosecutions Section of the Attorney General’s Office with the California Department of Justice. He proudly promotes initiatives to support economic equity, address the lack of sufficient affordable housing, and the protection of our environment. Mayor Schultz also represents the City of Burbank as a board member of the Arroyo Verdugo Communities Subregion Joint Powers Committee, San Fernando Valley Council of Governments, Cal Cities’ Los Angeles County Division, and more.
"It is with great honor and deep humility that I accept the trust placed in me by my esteemed colleagues on the City Council," said Mayor Schultz. “This responsibility is not one I take lightly. My commitment is to collaborative leadership, engaging with our dedicated city staff, and connecting with the heart of our city – the community. Together, we stand on the cusp of a new era for Burbank, one marked by shared prosperity, innovative progress, and a steadfast dedication to the well-being of every resident.”
Mayor Schultz and his wife Allie, reside in the Rancho neighborhood of Burbank and together they have two children, Ella and Aiden.
The Burbank Mayor and Vice Mayor will serve for one year (December 2023 to December 2024).