David Friedman has a 40+ year career as a consulting structural and earthquake engineer. David has also been active in many Bay Area non-profits, within the earthquake engineering field, Jewish Community and in the social justice and economic development arenas. David is a past trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation, and past chair and trustee of The San Francisco Foundation. He is currently the chair of the Jewish Senior Living Group, as well as a director of Build Change and the US Resiliency Council. David is a resident of San Francisco with his wife Paulette Meyer and three adult children.