Dave Walrath, '70

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Position Title
Member, Government and Public Policy Alumni Group


Dave Walrath bring his expertise on school finance, state budget, teacher retirement, and school facility issues to the UC Davis Government and Public Policy Alumni Group. He is currently the president and legislative policy, strategy and tactics advisor for Murdoch, Walrath & Holmes, where he has worked since 1983. Since 1975, Mr. Walrath has been involved with every major school finance, teacher retirement, and school facility bill. He helped draft Proposition 98 and has been involved in numerous state ballot campaigns on school finance and school facility proposals. Mr. Walrath received an undergraduate degree in economics from UC Davis and a graduate degree in public affairs from the University of Texas.