David H. Anderson is an attorney specializing in environmental law and land conservation law. Recently retired, he splits his time among homes in Ketchum, Idaho; Lake Oswego, Oregon; and Santa Barbara, California. In his early career he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and as General Counsel of the California Air Resources Board.
He is also a board member of the California Nature Conservancy, Wood River Land Trust (Idaho) and Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County. He is a former board member and chair of the Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Land Trust for Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara Planning Commission.