Joseph Citro was born in Washington D.C. but has been a proud resident of Tampa since 1974. He was sworn into office as a Tampa City Council member on May 1, 2019. Prior to elected office, he served the citizens of Tampa in various positions. During the past 16 years, he served on the Variance Review Board (2012), the Code Enforcement Board as a magistrate (2003), the Civil Service Board (2001), and the Charter Review Commission (2018). In addition, Joseph has been an activist with the Ybor City Development Corporation and the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Other Boards include the Ybor City Rotary Club (2008) and President of Club from 2013-14; Tiger bay Club of Tampa (2007) and as President from 2012-13; member of the Rough Riders (1997); and Meals on Wheels, driver (2008).
Joseph serves as the City Council’s Chair Pro Tem and Chair for the Public Safety Committee.