Dana Mayo is a native of Tuolumne County. He is a long time employee of J. S. West and Company, serving as General Manager since 1998. Dana is active in Sonora Sunrise Rotary and the Tuolumne County Business Council, having been a Board member with both organizations. He is also a member of the Calvary Chapel of Sonora.
Dana and his wife, Lisa, who is Executive Director of the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau, live in the East Sonora area.