On Thursday evening, December 14, 2017, the City Councilors-elect held a Leadership Caucus to select the President, Vice President and President Emeritus for the 2018-2019 term. Marc Laredo, Councilor-at-Large Ward 7 was selected to be President. David Kalis, Ward Councilor Ward 8 was selected to be Vice President. R. Lisle Baker, Ward Councilor Ward 7 was selected to be President Emeritus. These selections will be formally voted into their leadership roles during the Inauguration ceremony on January 1, 2018.