City Councilor, District 4
200 Lincoln Ave
P.O. Box 909
Ph: (505) 955-6817
Fax: (505) 955-6683
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Councilor Bill Dimas was elected to the City Council in 2012. He has served the public the majority of his adult life including City Councilor in 1984.
Councilor Dimas serves on these committees:
Education and Experience
- Finance Committee - Member
- Public Utilities Committee - Member
- Mayor's Youth Advisory Board - Non-voting City Council Liaison
- Regional Juvenile Justice Board - Member
- Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Board - Member
Councilor Bill Dimas is a fourth-generation Santa Fe native, graduating from Santa Fe High School in 1963. He has worn many public-service hats throughout his long career:
- Elected Santa Fe Magistrate Judge in 1994; appointed Chief Judge in 1998 by the State Supreme Court.
- Retired in 2006 and served as Pro Tem Judge for the Santa Fe Municipal Court and Pojoaque Tribal Court.
- Worked as a Public Relations Coordinator and police officer for the Santa Fe Police Department (SFPD).
- Elected to the Santa Fe City Council in 1984, and was appointed Police Commissioner by the mayor and City Council.
- Served as head coach of the Santa Fe High School Girls' Basketball Program; was coach of YAFL football, boys' baseball, and girls' softball.
- Served on the Board of Directors of the Recovery of Alcoholics Program, currently the Santa Fe Recovery Center.
He is responsible for starting several successful initiatives including the first Neighborhood Watch
programs; developed drug- and alcohol-abuse prevention programs which were presented to youth in all Northern New Mexico schools; established the SFPD "vehicle take-home" program, to keep police officers living in Santa Fe, and having their units act as deterrants to crime in their neighborhoods.
Councilor Dimas is married to the former Candy Kane, also a Santa Fe native. He attended Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado; and the former College of Santa Fe.