Napa County Planning Commissioner
Dave is a Napa County native. He has a degree in biological sciences from California State University, Chico and worked for the Napa County Department of Agriculture and Weights and Measures for more than three decades, the last 20 years before retirement as Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. During his tenure, he led successful efforts to keep the glassy winged sharpshooter out of the county. In addition, Dave led the campaign against the European Grapevine Moth that resulted in eradication of this significant grape pest in August of 2016.
Dave serves on the Board of Directors for Napa Valley Community Housing, Napa Valley Grapegrowers, and Sustainable Napa County.