Dave Shaw
Councilmember Shaw

Dave Shaw
Term Expires: November 2026
Phone: (530) 455-1583
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Dave Shaw was elected to represent the people of Yuba City in 2018.  He is the President and CEO of Shaw & Associates, a wealth management tax and accounting firm, which has served people for more than 60 years.  Together with his wife Susan, they have built a successful firm that has reached beyond the local community to become a global company.

Dave is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he was assigned to the Air Force Space Command. Before joining the council, Dave moved to California in 1990 while in the United States Air Force and attended the California State University, Sacramento. In 1996, he earned his Enrolled Agent (EA) credentials as a tax professional. He graduated from the National Tax Practice Institute in June of 2000 thus earning the distinguished title of Fellow.  He is a Registered Representative and an Investment Advisor Representative for H.D. Vest Investment Services.

In addition to serving on the council, Dave currently serves as the President of the Board of Trustees for the Yuba City Charter School which has an emphasis on high academic standards while employing the concepts of Capturing Kid's Hearts.  He is a past President for the California Society of Enrolled Agents and also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Enrolled Agents. In addition, he has served on various nonprofit boards and been an advocate for the rights of small business, farmers, and taxpayers.  As such, he has been quoted on tax related matters in the Appeal Democrat, the Sacramento Bee, the San Francisco Chronicle, Military Officers Association of America, and various other major publications. In addition, he is considered a subject matter expert in the fields of taxation and finance and has spoken internationally on these subjects.

Dave is passionate about working with the residents of Yuba City in order to ensure we have a safe and prosperous city for generations to come.  He is a strong proponent of public safety, transparency, and accountability.  He believes that by working together with the people he represents, together we can find real solutions to real issues while protecting the freedoms afforded under the constitution.

Councilmember Shaw serves on the following Boards and Commissions:

2024 Council Assignments