Hon. Frank C. Damrell Appointed to Delta Stewardship Council by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

March 13, 2013

Honorable Frank C. Damrell, Jr., retired judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, and now Principal at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP, has been appointed to the Delta Stewardship Council by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

The Delta Stewardship Council was established in 2009 by the Delta Reform Act and its mission is to further the state’s coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta ecosystem.  The council is made up of seven members who provide a broad, statewide perspective and diverse expertise. 

During his career as an attorney, Damrell was a leader of numerous charitable, educational, political, and cultural organizations and activities. He served as President of the Consumers Federation of California, and subsequently, was appointed to the California State Consumer Advisory Council by Governor Ronald Reagan and was appointed Chair of the Advisory Council by Governor Jerry Brown.  Damrell was appointed as a Federal Judge in 1997 by President Clinton.

Damrell joins current Delta Stewardship Council members Phil Isenberg, Randy Fiorini, Gloria D. Gray, Patrick Johnston, Hank Nordhoff and Don Nottoli.