Thomas Michael Menino (born December 27, 1942) is the 53rd and current mayor of Boston, Massachusetts. The city's longest serving mayor, Menino was elected in 1993 and is currently serving his fifth term. Before becoming mayor, the Boston native was a member and President of Boston City Council.
Menino was President of the United States Conference of Mayors from 2002-2003 and is the current co-chair and co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
On March 28, 2013 Menino announced he will not seek a sixth term