Honorable Dave Trotter, Councilmember
Dave Trotter was elected to the Town Council in November 2006. Dave was re-elected to the Council in November 2010, and will again be serving as Moraga’s Mayor in 2013.
Dave has lived in Moraga with his wife, Debby, and their four children (Andy, Emma, Jack and Patrick) since 1988. He has been active in the community for more than 20 years. In the 1990's Dave spent more than six years as a member of the Planning Commission, serving two years as the Commission's chairman from 1994-1996.
Dave has also served as a director and president of the Moraga Historical Society (1996-2002) and on the board of the Moraga Park and Recreation Foundation (2003-2005). He has coached numerous LMYA and CYO youth basketball and soccer teams, and is an active member of the Moraga Chamber of Commerce.
Dave currently represents the Town of Moraga as a member of the Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority, where he currently serves on the Finance and Franchise review committees. In addition to his volunteer work for the Moraga community, Dave has for the past several years served on the board of directors and Land Committee of Save Mount Diablo and served on the Lassen Park Foundation board (1991-2008).
Dave is an attorney with the law firm of Bowles & Verna LLP in Walnut Creek. His law practice focuses on litigation, land use planning, real estate and environmental law. He is a graduate of Occidental College and Stanford Law School.
In addition to his volunteer work for the Moraga community, Dave served on the board of directors and Land Committee of Save Mount Diablo (2001-2012), and served on the Lassen Park Foundation board (1991-2008).