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Revan Tranter

Revan Tranter

Revan Tranter

Revan Tranter, Pembroke ’54, comes from Scarborough, Yorkshire, served as a Royal Air Force officer, received master’s degrees in Law from Oxford, where he was Chairman of the University Labour Club, and in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh; and was Deputy Director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, before being appointed Executive Director of the Association of (San Francisco) Bay Area Governments.

After his retirement in 1995, he spent by invitation twelve years as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California.

Revan served as President of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the only person in its hundred-year-old history elected to in that position without having been a city or county manager.

Revan has received many national awards, including ICMA’s Distinguished Service Award, and is a Senior Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Revan and his wife Elsa live in Berkeley, California, as do their two children and three grandchildren.

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