Dan Whitehurst

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Dan Whitehurst (born in Los Banos, California in 1948), was a California politician.

Civic career[edit]

He was a Fresno city council member from 1975 to 1977 and was the mayor of that city from 1977 to 1985.

He did community activities like

  • 1997-99 Chairman, Great Valley Center
  • 1993-94 Chairman, Fresno Metropolitan Projects Authority (Arts to Zoo Commission)
  • 1986–present Chairman, California Healthy Cities Steering Committee
  • 1986-87 Program Evaluator, Ford Foundation Innovations in Government Program
  • 1985-88 Executive Session on Community Policing, Harvard University
  • Also served on various advisory committees for: Fresno State, Regional Medical Center, Central California Futures Institute, Boys and Girls Clubs, Fresno County Association for a UC Campus, Fresno Unified School District, Citizens for Community Enrichment (Arts to Zoo), Downtown Task Force (ULI Study)
  • 1977-85 Mayor of Fresno[1]
  • 1975-77 Fresno City Council
  • Youngest Mayor of a major city in the U.S.; Board Member, National League of Cities; Chair, Public Safety Committee, U.S. Conference of Mayors; President, Mayors and Councilmembers Department, League of California Cities and after his post mayor administration he did other business over the year he ran for mayor election in 2000 but lost to Alan Autry. Today he still works .


  1. ^ "Full Biography for Daniel K. Whitehurst". Smart Voter. League of Women Voters. 4 February 2000. Retrieved 5 January 2011.