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El Dorado County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for John P. Fraser

Candidate for
Board Member; El Dorado Irrigation District; Division 2

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  • Santa Rosa Junior College 1951 to 1953;
  • California State University at San Francisco 1956 to 1958;
  • Golden Gate Law School, San Francisco 1959 to 1964;
  • Admitted to California Bar - 1964.


United States Army, Fort Ord, California 1953 to 1955


  • 1958 to 1970 California State Automobile Association, Inter-Insurance Bureau:
Claims/Underwriting/Law Departments;
Assistant Manager, Governmental Affairs Department.
  • 1970 to 1993 Association of California Water Agencies, Sacramento, California:
Executive Director/General Counsel.
  • 1998 Price Waterhouse - Contract for preparation of strategic plan- MWDSC.


  • California State Bar Association 1964 to 2000
  • American Bar Association 1970 to 1993
  • Western States Water Council, Member 1993, appointed by Gov. Deukmejian
  • Interstate Council on Water Policy, Member, Board of Directors
  • National Water Resources Association, Chairman, State Executives Council
  • Alliance for Radon Reduction, Founder and Executive Committee Member
  • Taxpayer's Association of El Dorado County - Board of Directors
  • El Dorado Citizens for Water


  • Citizen Award, United States Bureau of Reclamation
  • Citation for Distinguished Service, United States Bureau of Reclamation
  • Life Member, California Chamber of Commerce
  • Distinguished Service Award, National Water Resources Association
  • Life Member, National Water Resources Association
  • Two President's Commendations, National Water Resources Assoc.
  • Water Leader, National Water Resources Association-1992

Other Memberships and Affiliations:
  • American Society of Association Executives;
  • Californians for Water;
  • California Institute for Federal Policy Research;
  • Citizens for Adequate Energy;
  • Interstate Council on Water Policy;
  • Nationwide Public Projects Coalition;
  • Resource Association Managers (Calif. Chamber of Commerce);
  • State Controller's Office - Special District Financial Reporting Review Committee;
  • State Water Resources Control Board -Program Review Board, Water Quality Control Planning (Sec. 208-PL 92-500);
  • University of California, Water Resources Center - Member Advisory Council.
  • Taxpayers Association of El Dorado County-Board of Directors
  • El Dorado County Citizens for Water


  • Water Education Foundation, "Achieving Consensus on Water Policy in California"
  • Sacramento Bee, "U.S. Interference in California's Water Future"


Mountain Democrat Newspaper-Three Amigos Column

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