Dennis will continue the history of LGBTQ representation in Palm Springs!
Dennis Woods works as an urban planner and community leader and currently serves as a Councilmember for Palm Springs. He was first elected to serve on Palm Springs City Council in 2019.
Dennis has a lifetime of advocacy for causes such as the environment, transportation, LGBTQ+, neighborhood betterment, urban form, HIV/AIDS, redlining, equal pay, union representation, etc.
Dennis earned a Bachelors degree from UCLA. Dennis is proud to live in Palm Springs with his husband Robert Rotman, a small business owner who designed the LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert and “Living Out” a community designed to provide a beautiful, welcoming, safe, and inclusive living experience that celebrates the vibrancy of living authentically as an LGBTQ person.