David E. Fraser currently serves as Chief of Staff to Supervisor Federal D. Glover. He has held that position since being appointed in fall 2006. Concurrently, he holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Public Administration program at California State University, East Bay. His primary teaching areas are Organizational Change and Qualitative Research Methods. However, he has developed and teaches graduate courses in Management & Supervision and Grant Research, Writing & Administration. He holds graduate degrees in Public & Business Administration and his ongoing doctoral work is in leadership.
David served the City of Oakland as Chief Development Officer and Senior Intergovernmental Affairs Officer in the office of former City Manager, Robert Bobb. He has also served in senior management and executive roles in nonprofit organizations such as the New York Urban League and Volunteers of America.