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About David Frasher

David Frasher previously served as the chief executive and operations officer for the City of Oregon City, Oregon, where he oversaw municipal department operations and supervised various department directors. A legal professional with over 30 years of experience, David Frasher is also an "credentialed" manager with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and a published author in the San Diego Justice Journal.

Prior to the establishment of his career, he attended Mac Murray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Administration of justice. He later studied law at the Washington University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1993.

David Frasher’s early career endeavors involved working with law enforcement in Independence, Missouri, where he worked his way up from police officer to detective. Frasher also processed crime scenes, collected evidence, and performed laboratory analysis as a crime scene investigator before becoming a detective. In 1990, he left the police force to attend law school. Frasher worked part time during law school at the United States Attorney's Office. Upon graduation, Frasher worked as a law clerk for the Alaska Court of Appeals, after which he managed a private law practice for a number of years before shifting his career focus to city administration.

Frasher also supports the International City/County Management Association Fund for Professional Development, Rotary International, and the Rotary Club of Oregon City. He enjoys traveling and guitar playing in his spare time. Frasher is married to wife Gianina with whom he shares the joy of raising their young daughter.

Work experience

Apr 2010Oct 2015

City Manager

City of Oregon City, Oregon


Aug 1990Sep 1993


Washington University School of Law