David Mello is a community activist in Hoboken and a public school teacher with the New York City Department of Education. David holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Delaware, an MA in Secondary Education with Honors from Mercy College, and a JD from Rutgers School of Law, Newark, which he earned in October of 2007 from Rutgers’ evening program. He is currently the Council Vice-President for the Hoboken City Council for 2015-2016.
While attending Rutgers, the Councilman focused his studies on land use, environmental, and education law. As an activist, Councilman Mello has fought for increased open space and balanced development in our community.
As a teacher, Councilman Mello has taught language arts and social studies classes, is a certified teacher in the states of New Jersey and New York, and currently works as a middle school social studies teacher at CIS 339, a fast rising technology-based middle school in the South Bronx.
- Community Development Wards 1,3,4 (Chair)
- Health & Human/Environmental Services (Chair)
- Public Safety (Chair)