Dave Trotter is happy to be back with the Lassen Park Foundation after serving on the Board from 1991 to 2008. During his first stint with LPF Dave was actively involved as chair of the Major Projects Committee in the fundraising efforts for Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Dave has been a regular visitor to the Park since the late 1970’s, when he first met Deborah Webster Trotter (also an LPF board member) of Red Bluff.
Debby and Dave have lived and raised their family in Moraga since 1988.
Dave is an attorney. In January 2016 he founded the Law Offices of David W. Trotter. His law practice is focused on civil litigation, land use planning, real estate and environmental law. Dave previously was a partner at Bowles & Verna LLP in Walnut Creek.
Dave is the Vice President and Director of Freeway Industrial Park, an Orange County based, family owned real estate company. He also is a director of the Murdy Foundation, a family nonprofit charity started by Dave’s grandparents 60 years ago.
Dave has served on the board of directors and in other leadership roles at numerous nonprofit and charitable foundations, including Save Mount Diablo (2001-2012), Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay (2016 – present), the Moraga Community Foundation (currently), and the Moraga Historical Society (1996 – 2002).
Dave was elected to and served three terms on the Moraga Town Council (2006 – 2018), including three years as the Mayor of Moraga (2009, 2013 and 2018), where he represented the Town on numerous regional governmental bodies. In 2011 Dave was selected by his Contra Costa peers to serve as Chair of the Contra Costa Mayors’ Conference.