Dana W. Reed

Dana ReedDana Reed has practiced political law since 1975. He has been involved in California state and local politics and government all his adult life. Currently, he is an elected member of the Indian Wells City Council and served as its Mayor in 2016. He is also Chairman of the Riverside County Transportation Commission, and he served as Chairman of the Coachella Valley Association of Governments’ Executive Committee in 2016 – 2017. Dana has served in many senior government positions including Chairman of the California Transportation Commission, Undersecretary of Business, Transportation and Housing and Deputy State Controller. Previously, he served as a member of the Orange County Transportation Authority and chairman of its predecessor agency, the Orange County Transportation Commission. Dana was a member of the Secretary of State’s Electronic Filing Task Force.

Dana is a long-time member of the American Association of Political Consultants and past President of the organization’s Western Chapter covering the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Idaho and Hawaii.

In addition, Dana is a member of the Orange County Public Affairs Officers Association, the Lincoln Club of Orange County, The Coachella Valley Lincoln Club and one of the few male members of the California Women’s Leadership Association, an organization he helped to incorporate in 1994.

While Reed & Davidson, LLP does not represent any political party, Dana, personally, is a member of the Executive Committee of the California Republican Party.

Dana received a J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (1975).


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