Dick Ackerman

Dick Ackerman REPRepublican

American politician

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Dick AckermanREPRepublican American politician
80
Years of Age
5
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Richard Charles Ackerman (born December 5, 1942) is an American Republican politician, who was a California State Senator for the 33rd District, representing inland Orange County, from 2000 to 2008. Born in Long Beach, California, Ackerman earned a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1964 and a J.D. from Hastings College of the Law in 1967. Ackerman and his wife, Linda, who married in 1968, have three children, Lauren, Marc, and Brett, and two granddaughters, Caitlin and Elizabeth. Elected to the Fullerton City Council in 1980, Ackerman served three terms on the council, also serving as Mayor in 1982 and 1986.

Education5 - 5 of 3
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Bellflower High School
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
California State Senate
2001
Assemblymember
California State Assembly
1995 - 2000
Mayor
City of Fullerton
1982
Mayor
City of Fullerton
1986
Member
Fullerton City Council
Former Senate Minority Leader
California State Senate
Partner
Ackerman, Murdock, Bown, AAL
1969 - Current
Counsel
Rutan & Tucker
Other Experience1 - 15 of 15
Board
Orange County Bar Association
Board
Southern California College of Optometry
Chair
Orange County Waste Management Commission
Member
California Bar Association
Member
Fullerton Economic Development Team
Member
Fullerton Elks Lodge
Member
President's Advisory Board, California State University, Fullerton
Member
Fullerton South Rotary Club
Member
Fullerton Chamber of Commerce
Vice Chair
Southern California Hazardous Waste Management Authority
Former Whip
Republican Caucus
Member
Southern California Water Caucus
Member
California Law Revision Commission
Member
Assembly Local Government Caucus
Minority Leader
California State Senate, present