Daniel Berlant

City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: (530) 823-4211 x380
Berlant, Daniel

City Service
Daniel Berlant has been a member of the Auburn City Council since December 2014. As a lifelong Auburn resident, Berlant has a long history of service in the community and region as a public safety official, as well as a former school board trustee.

With over a decade in public safety, Berlant serves California as the Chief of Public Information for CAL FIRE where he can often be seen in the media providing the public with the latest information on wildfires and other emergencies. Berlant is the liaison between the City Council and the Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council.

Berlant serves on the follow Boards:
  • Placer County Air Pollution Control District
  • Placer County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
Professional Information
Berlant served as a Board of Trustee for the Auburn Union School District for nearly five years, four of which as Board President. During his tenure at the Auburn Union School District he successfully worked to restructure the finances of the financially struggling district and got a 3-year balanced budget passed, which has resulted in long term financial stability for the district.

In December 2012 Berlant was named by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the Sacramento regions “Top 40 under 40”. An award he credits to the hard work of helping to solve Auburn Union School District’s budget crisis.

In November 2013, Berlant was honored by the Placer County School Boards Association as an “Outstanding Trustee of the Year”.

Personal Information
Growing up in Auburn, Berlant is a product of Auburn’s schools including Placer High School and a graduate of the University of California, Davis. Berlant is also a member of the Auburn Kiwanis Club.

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