San Joaquin Taxpayers Association president: ‘We want to be seen as truly nonpartisan’
Dave Renison, president of the San Joaquin Taxpayers Association, on Monday, June 17, 2013. Renison hopes to turn the group into a nonpartisan powerhouse against wasteful spending in government.
- Dave Renison at a glance
Occupation: Real estate broker, specializing in multifamily housing.
Education: Apostolic High School (now Stockton Christian); attended San Joaquin Delta College and took some classes at University of the Pacific.
Family: Wife of 39 years, Marjorie; five children and 12 grandchildren, all from Stockton.
Hobbies: “I fish every chance I get,” Renison said. In the summer, he fishes for leopard sharks in San Francisco Bay; in the winter, striped bass and sturgeon in the San Joaquin and Sacramento rivers.
— Source: Dave Renison
- San Joaquin Taxpayers Association board of directors
— Source: San Joaquin Taxpayers Association
Posted: Saturday, June 29, 2013 12:00 am
Dave Renison admits that taxpayer groups are often seen as ultra-conservative Republicans who oppose most government spending.
“The perceived impression is that taxpayers associations say ‘no’ to any tax increase — not ‘no,’ but ‘hell no,’” said Renison, president of the San Joaquin Taxpayers Association. “I want to surprise people once in a while.”
Saturday, June 29, 2013 12:00 am.