JD was appointed to Council on August 21, 2018, replacing Gustavo Reyna. JD was elected in 2019 and elected Mayor in 2021. JD was reelected in 2023 for an additional 4 year term.
Mayor Mangat serves on the following committees
- Metro Mayors Caucus
- Northwest Mayors & Commissioners Coalition (formerly US 36)
- Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Community Noise Roundtable (RMMACNR) (alternate)
- Employee Pension Board