This year's Pistahan Parade's Community Grand Marshal is Daly City's first Filipina Mayor Juslyn Manalo. Mayor Manalo has served as the Vice-Mayor over the last year, following her election to the Daly City Council in November of 2016. The City Council selected Manalo to serve as Vice-Mayor after being sworn in as a first-time council member on December 5, 2016. Prior to being elected to the City Council, Mayor Manalo was a member of the Daly City Personnel Board. She was raised in Daly City and is a graduate of Jefferson High School. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Asian American Studies and a Masters of Public Administration at San Francisco State University's School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement.